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The Moor's pavane
Additional title: Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Taliaferro, Clay (Dancer)
Solino, Louis (Dancer)
Maxwell, Carla (Dancer)
Scanlon, Jennifer (Dancer)
Limón, José (Choreographer)
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 (Composer)
Sadoff, Simon (Arranger)
Lawrence, Pauline (Costume designer)
Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)
Mann, Judith (Videographer)
José Limón Dance Company (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974-05-07
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2124
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 5-57 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Performed as part of a program entitled: An evening of modern dance.
Venue: Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Film Archive, at the Theresa L. Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street YM-YWHA, New York, by Judith Mann, on May 7, 1974.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: José Limón. Music: Henry Purcell, arranged by Simon Sadoff. Costumes: Pauline Lawrence. Lighting: Jennifer Tipton supervised by Jene Youtt.
Performers: Performed by members of the José Limón Dance Company. Cast: Clay Taliaferro (The Moor), Louis Solino (His Friend), Carla Maxwell (His Friend's Wife), and Jennifer Scanlon (The Moor's Wife).
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (22 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY757041175-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12154466
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2015afe0-b3a8-0136-953b-75549144de70
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Moor's pavane" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Moor's pavane" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 31, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). The Moor's pavane Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The Moor's pavane