Denishawn and Duncan dances
NamesGamson, Annabelle (Dancer)Colahan, Nancy (Dancer)Anderson, Elaine (Dancer)Buglisi, Jacqulyn (Dancer)Hackett, Anne-Marie (Dancer)Kaplan, Laurie (Dancer)Farrington, Ralph (Dancer)De Raita, Clif (Dancer)Colman, John (Instrumentalist)St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927 (Choreographer)Walker, Norman (Restager)Pinska, Klarna (Restager)Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)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 (Contributor)Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers (Choreographer)Joyce Trisler Danscompany (Contributor)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1936 - 1976 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9548Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3442 (former)
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopPolonaise (Choreographic work : Shawn)Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Mother (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)Etude (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)Gnossienne, no 1 (Choreographic work : Shawn)Japanese spear dance (Choreographic work : Shawn)Spirit of Denishawn (Choreographic work : Pinska)
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesFunding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 1 videotape reel (25 min.) : silent, and sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionCompilation 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.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY936007889-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174596Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 56d4b830-7acd-0135-de1d-045a8b5c9c39
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