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Title
[Denishawn and Duncan dances]
Additional title: [Denishawn and Duncan dances]
Additional title: Polonaise (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Mother (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
Additional title: Etude (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
Additional title: Gnossienne, no 1 (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Japanese spear dance (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Spirit of Denishawn (Choreographic work : Pinska)
Names
Gamson, Annabelle
Colahan, Nancy
Anderson, Elaine
Buglisi, Jacqulyn
Hackett, Anne-Marie
Kaplan, Laurie
Farrington, Ralph
De Raita, Clif
Colman, John (Instrumentalist)
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
Walker, Norman (Restager)
Pinska, Klarna (Restager)
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
Yaniv, Yehuda (Videographer)
MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908 (Composer)
Wheeler, Pearl (Costume designer)
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 (Composer)
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915 (Composer)
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (Composer)
Horst, Louis (Composer)
New York (N.Y.), School of Performing Arts
Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers
Joyce Trisler Danscompany
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: [1936?-1976]
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Polonaise (approx. 4 min.). Choreography: Ted Shawn, staged by Norman Walker. Music: Edward MacDowell. Recorded in performance at the School of Performing Arts, New York, in June 1971. Perf. by students of the School of Performing Arts. -- Polonaise (approx. 4 min., si.). Same credits as above. Recorded at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Massachusetts, ca. 1936. Perf. by members of Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers. -- Soaring (approx. 5 min.). Choreography: Ruth St. Denis and Doris Humphrey, staged by Klarna Pinska. Music: Robert Schumann. Costumes freely adapted from designs by Pearl Wheeler. Recorded for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Yehuda Yaniv at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, on November 6, 1976. Perf. by members of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany: Nancy Colahan, Elaine Anderson, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Anne-Marie Hackett, and Laurie Kaplan. Pianist: John Colman. -- Mother (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: Annabelle Gamson after Isadora Duncan. Music: Alexander Scriabin. Location and date of recording unknown. Perf. by Gamson. -- Etude (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: Gamson after Duncan. Music: Scriabin. Same recording as Mother. Perf. by Gamson. -- Gnossienne (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: Shawn. Music: Erik Satie. Same recording as Soaring (see above). Perf. by Ralph Farrington of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany. -- Spear dance japonesque (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: Shawn. Music: Louis Horst. Same recording
as Soaring (see above). Perf. by Clif de Raita of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9548
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3442 (former)
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Notes
Compilation of recordings made at different locations and dates. Polonaise (first recording) also appears on *MGZIC 7-27 Dance concert at School of Performing Arts. Polonaise (second recording) also appears on *MGZIB 3-206 The men who danced. Soaring, Gnossienne, and Spear dance japonesque, also appears on *MGZHB 16-1498 The spirit of Denishawn. Mother and Etude recorded in performance, location and date unknown.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (25 min.) :si., and sd., b&w
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936007889-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174596
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 56d4b830-7acd-0135-de1d-045a8b5c9c39
Rights Statement
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  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Denishawn and Duncan dances]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [1936?-1976]. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1d624dfe-090b-4c47-bff6-1f57b75f9b74

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Denishawn and Duncan dances]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1d624dfe-090b-4c47-bff6-1f57b75f9b74

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. ([1936?-1976]). [Denishawn and Duncan dances] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1d624dfe-090b-4c47-bff6-1f57b75f9b74

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[Denishawn and Duncan dances]