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Title
New critics' voices
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Marx, Robert (Speaker)
Bourscheidt, Randall (Speaker)
Muschamp, Herbert (Speaker)
DeFrantz, Thomas (Speaker)
Sulcas, Roslyn (Speaker)
Tobias, Anne (Speaker)
Whitaker, Rick (Speaker)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Committee for the Dance Collection
New York Public Library. Dance Collection
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1997
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2414
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5467 (former)
Topics
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo
Forsythe, William
Marshall, Susan, 1958-
Rioja, Pilar
Morris, Mark, 1956-
Streb, Elizabeth
Greenberg, Neil, 1959-
Shelter (Choreographic work : Zollar)
Limb's theorem (Choreographic work : Forsythe)
Interior with seven figures (Choreographic work : Marshall)
Walter's finest hours (Choreographic work : Marshall)
Variations pour une porte et un soupir (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Rondo (Choreographic work : Morris)
Lucky charms (Choreographic work : Morris)
Jesu, meine Freude (Choreographic work : Morris)
Little ease (Choreographic work : Streb)
Disco project (Choreographic work : Greenberg)
Dance critics -- United States
Dance criticism
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Panel discussions
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, in cooperation with the Committee for the Dance Collection, with the support of Dance Ink.
Accompanied by photocopy of program announcement.
Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Committee for the Dance Collection, Dance Ink, and the Jerome Robbins Archive for the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Performers: Introduction by Robert Marx, executive director of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and Randall Bourscheidt, president of the Committee for the Dance Collection.
Performers: Keynote speaker: Herbert Muschamp, architectural critic of The New York Times.
Performers: Dance critics: Thomas DeFrantz, Roslyn Sulcas, Anne Tobias (excerpts read by Herbert Scher), Rick Whitaker.
Venue: Videotaped at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on February 20, 1997, by Penny Ward.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (98 min.) :sd., col.
Description
Following the keynote address by Herbert Muschamp, in which he pays tribute to Edwin Denby and Arlene Croce, four young dance critics read examples of their writing. Thomas DeFrantz's "Booty control" is a critique of works by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, including Body moves and Shelter. Roslyn Sulcas reads a review of Limb's theorem, choreographed by William Forsythe. The excerpts provided by Anne Tobias, read by Herbert Scher, discuss Susan Marshall's Interior with seven figures and Walter's finest hours, George Balanchine's Variations pour une porte et un soupir, and Pilar Rioja. Rick Whitaker's examples cover Mark Morris's Rondo, Lucky charms, and Jesu, meine Freude; Elizabeth Streb's Little ease, Wall, Rise, and Up; and Neil Greenberg's The disco project. The program concludes with a question-and-answer session in which the audience participates.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F563
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13303668
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6855dda0-90c5-0135-480c-063764f94c23
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1997: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "New critics' voices" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10e74450-16f9-4713-aaf9-9f09698740e0

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "New critics' voices" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10e74450-16f9-4713-aaf9-9f09698740e0

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1997). New critics' voices Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10e74450-16f9-4713-aaf9-9f09698740e0

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New critics' voices