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The Parsons Dance Company
Additional title: Bachiana (Choreographic work : Parsons)
Additional title: Riff (Choreographic work : Parsons)
Additional title: Reflections of four (Choreographic work : Parsons)
Additional title: Caught (Choreographic work : Parsons)
Additional title: Nascimento (Choreographic work : Parsons)
Parsons, David, 1959 October 29- (Choreographer)
Gilbert, Gail (Dancer)
Kaschock, Alex (Dancer)
Kenny, Patricia (Dancer)
Kirby, Christopher (Dancer) (Dancer)
Koeppen, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Lundell, Victoria (Dancer)
Martínez, Jaime (Dancer)
Scott, Tony (Instrumentalist)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 (Composer)
Fripp, Robert, 1946- (Composer)
Nascimento, Mílton, 1942- (Composer)
Loquasto, Santo (Costume designer)
Parsons Dance Company (Dancer)
Parsons, David, 1959 October 29- (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1993-08
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Bachiana (ca. 23 min.) -- Riff (ca. 11 min.) / music improvisation by Tony Scott (clarinet) ; danced by David Parsons, Christopher Kirby, Jaime Martinez, Alexander Kaschock -- Reel 2. Reflections of four (ca. 20 min.) / music, silence, Mozart -- Caught (ca. 7 min.) / music, Robert Fripp ; danced by David Parsons -- Nascimento (ca. 22 min.) / music, Mílton Nascimento ; costumes, Santo Loquasto.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3363
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5648 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title, location, date, and contents from original containers.
Content: Program A.
Citation/reference: Additional information from a review by Bill Deresiewicz, Dance magazine, August 1993, p. 65.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, on May 8, 1993 (8PM).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (83 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13725617
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f69a6ca0-aa11-0133-900e-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1993: Issued
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Parsons Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993-08.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Parsons Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 4, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993-08). The Parsons Dance Company Retrieved from

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The Parsons Dance Company