Unfinished symphony

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Unfinished symphony
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Chuma, Yoshiko (Dancer)
Bennett, Mark (Composer) (Composer)
Een, Robert (Performer)
Kaneko, Aska (Musician)
Yoshino, Hiroshi (Musician)
Lara, Luis (Dancer)
Berry, Gabriel (Costume designer)
Dignan, Pat (Lighting designer)
Herrigel, David (Stage manager)
Steiner, Charles (Videographer)
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Vagabond Video (Videographer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1998-01-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1499
Chuma, Yoshiko
Black, Robert, 1956-
Bornstein, Rachelle
Deacon, Simon
Een, Robert
Paraiso, Nicky
Kaneko, Aska
Yano, Haruko
Takeuchi, Kaori
Yoshino, Hiroshi
Casey, Robin
Figueroa, David
Green, Allyson
Lara Malvacías, Luis
Michelson, Sarah
Phillips, Anthony (Dancer)
Takemoto, Kazco
Yoshiko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks
Aska Strings Project
Anarchy Group
Unfinished symphony (Choreographic work : Chuma)
Artistic collaboration
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: Danspace Project presents Yoshiko Chuma in collaboration with the School of Hard Knocks ; conceived, choreographed and directed by Yoshiko Chuma with composers Mark Bennett, Robert Een, Aska Kaneko and Hiroshi Yoshino.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Statement of responsibility: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Yoshiko Chuma, the School of Hard Knocks, Danspace Project, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Music direction, Mark Bennett and Robert Een ; music (not in performance order), Robert Een (Cadenza, Tango, Why), Mark Bennett (Chamber geometry), Hiroshi Yoshino (Fune no oka [Boat on a hill], N BaBa), Aska Kaneko (Intersection, Royal penguin blues, Toy box) ; set, Luis Lara ; costumes, Gabriel Berry ; lighting, Pat Dignan ; production stage manager, David Herrigel.
Performers: Performed by Crash Orchestra: Robert Black (double bass), Rocky Bornstein (dance), Yoshiko Chuma (dance), Simon Deacon (piano), Robert Een (cello, dance), Nicky Paraiso (violin, voice, piano).
Performers: Performed by Aska Strings Project: Aska Kaneko (violin), Haruko Yano (violin, viola), Kaori Takeuchi (violin, viola), Hiroshi Yoshino (double bass), Robin Casey (violin).
Performers: Performed by the Anarchy Group (dancers): David Figueroa, Allyson Green, Luis Lara, Sarah Michelson, Anthony Phillips, and Kazco Takemoto.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, on January 11, 1998, by Charles Steiner of Vagabond Video.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (85 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Music and dance work, presenting both arts as equal partners, created and performed by Yoshiko Chuma and her American collaborators with artists from her native Japan.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13743942
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d087f2d0-7757-0138-a1d4-61ce2a903fd7
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Unfinished symphony" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1df28810-e8d8-4aa5-bce4-bc21b6f4a50a

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Unfinished symphony" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 1, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1df28810-e8d8-4aa5-bce4-bc21b6f4a50a

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1998). Unfinished symphony Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1df28810-e8d8-4aa5-bce4-bc21b6f4a50a

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Unfinished symphony