The closer she gets ... the better she looks [and] Odes: Excerpts

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Title
The closer she gets ... the better she looks [and] Odes: Excerpts
Additional title: Closer she gets ... the better she looks (Choreographic work : Posin)
Additional title: Odes (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Names
Dance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (Donor)
Posin, Kathy (Commentator)
Topaz, Muriel (Commentator)
Tokunaga, Yasuko (Dancer)
Westergard, Lance (Dancer)
Sokolow, Anna (Choreographer)
Alpert, Herb (Composer)
Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965 (Composer)
Juilliard Dance Ensemble (Performer)
Collection

Dance Notation Bureau Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972-05
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - The closer she gets ... the better she looks (approx. 8 min.). Choreography: Kathryn Posin. Music: Herb Alpert ("May," "Tijuana taxi," "Spanish flea"). Danced by members of the Juilliard alumni touring ensemble (?). - Odes: Excerpt (approx. 4 min.). Choreography: Anna Sokolow. Music: Edgard Varèse. Danced by Yasuko Tokunaga and Lance Westergard of the Juilliard Dance Ensemble. - The closer she gets ... the better she looks: Excerpts (approx. 7 min., silent). - Brief commentary by Kathryn Posin and Muriel Topaz on the two works.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3304
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2418 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Two works recorded in stage rehearsals, probably at the Juilliard School, New York, in May 1972.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (21 min.) : silent and sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916009841-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169839
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): feda15d0-aa05-0133-94e7-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The closer she gets ... the better she looks [and] Odes: Excerpts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0a834880-aa06-0133-e636-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The closer she gets ... the better she looks [and] Odes: Excerpts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0a834880-aa06-0133-e636-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). The closer she gets ... the better she looks [and] Odes: Excerpts Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0a834880-aa06-0133-e636-60f81dd2b63c

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The closer she gets ... the better she looks [and] Odes: Excerpts