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Additional title: Scintilla (Choreographic work : Waring)
Additional title: Feathers (Choreographic work : Waring)
Additional title: Scherzo (Choreographic work : Waring)
Barreau, Pierre (Dancer)
DeGange, Ann (Dancer)
Gornel, William (Dancer)
Johnson, Raymond, -1987 (Dancer)
Prior, Candice (Dancer)
Zand, Fern (Dancer)
Waring, James, 1922-1975 (Costume designer)
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869 (Composer)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Atlas, Charles (Director)
Directional Concepts Dance Theatre Foundation (Producer)
Waring, James, 1922-1975 (Choreographer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976
Table of Contents
Scintilla [excerpts] (ca. 14 min.) / music, Louis Moreau Gottschalk ; danced by Pierre Barreau, Ann DeGange, William Gornel, Raymond Johnson, Candice Prior, and Fern Zand. Includes the section Mort (ca. 6 min.) and two repetitions of the section Gallop (each ca. 4 min.) -- Feathers (ca. 25 min. total) / music, Mozart ; danced by Raymond Johnson. First section is recorded once ; second section is recorded three times ; third section is recorded twice -- Scherzo (ca. 21 min. total) / music, Chopin ; danced by Raymond Johnson. Includes repetitions of some sections.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8219
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: produced by Directional Concepts Dance Theatre ; [video] directed by Charles Atlas ; choreography and costumes by James Waring.
Content: Unedited footage.
Content: Contents identified through accompanying notes.
Venue: Videotaped at the Merce Cunningham Studio, New York, in summer 1976.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (60 min.) :sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13530275
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa16c7f0-87df-0138-7bc3-6981e6b6e8d5
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1976: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "James Waring" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "James Waring" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). James Waring Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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James Waring