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Nikolais, Alwin (Choreographer)
Nikolais, Alwin (Composer)
Nikolais, Alwin (Commentator)
Carlson, Carolyn (Dancer)
Beswick, Bob (Dancer)
Hermans, Emery (Dancer)
Beal, Tandy (Dancer)
McDermaid, Suzanne (Dancer)
Solomon, Robert (Dancer)
Otte, Gerald (Dancer)
Pruska, Wanda (Dancer)
Melrose, Claudia (Dancer)
Teeters, James (Dancer)
Biles, Richard (Dancer)
Gaskin, Kathleen (Dancer)
Nikolais Dance Theatre (Performer)

Claudia Gitelman Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2507
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-222 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced for the BBC, London, England. Producer: William Fitzwater. Arranged by Brian Showell. Special effects: Ian Scoones.
Creation/production credits: Created for television by Alwin Nikolais. Sound: Alwin Nikolais. Performed by the Nikolais Dance Theatre: Carolyn Carlson, Bob Beswick, Emery Hermans, Tandy Beal, Suzanne McDermaid, Robert Solomon, Gerald Otte, Wanda Pruska, Claudia Melrose, James Teeters, Rick Biles, and Kathy Gaskin. Summary: The relay is shown first in different stages of production with explanations by Alwin Nikolais and then in its completed form.
Acquisition: ǂcGift; ǂaAlix I., Hillary, and Lisa Gitelman; ǂd2013.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797031653-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157754
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 120d9420-9e89-0132-3fa1-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The relay" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The relay" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). The relay Retrieved from

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The relay