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Looking back - Choreography 1961-1974

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Looking back - Choreography 1961-1974
Additional title: I look back, I... (Choreographic work : Schmidt)
Additional title: Flashback (Choreographic work : Schmidt)
Additional title: Moonlight sonata (Choreographic work : Schmidt)
Additional title: Movement loops with bumbershoots (Choreographic work : Schmidt)
Additional title: Assembly (Choreographic work : Schmidt)
Additional title: Black traveler (Choreographic work : Schmidt)
Blossom, Beverly (Choreographer)
Klein, Sami (Videographer)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Tárrega, Francisco, 1852-1909 (Composer)
Musser, Philip (Composer)
Wilson, J. Gordon (Arranger)
Somedancers (Company) (Performer)
Blossom, Beverly (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974-04-27 - 1974-04-28
Table of Contents
I look back, I... Music: J.S. Bach. Performed by Beverly Schmidt. -- Flashback. Music: drums, J.S. Bach, and Francisco Tárrega. Performed by Somedancers, Inc. -- Moonlight sonata (a pastiche). Music: Beethoven/J. Gordon Wilson. Performed by Somedancers, Inc., assisted by Michael Blossom.-- Movement loops with bumbershoots. Music: jug bands. Performed by Somedancers, Inc. -- Assembly. Music: Philip Musser. Performed by Somedancers, Inc. -- Black traveler. Music: cartoon sounds. Performed by Beverly Schmidt.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2266
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Filmed for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Sami Klein at the Space for Innovative Development, New York, on April 27-28, 1974. In costume. Choreography: Beverly Schmidt.
Performers: Performed by Beverly Schmidt and members of Somedancers, Inc.: Jenny Anderson, Barbara Berger, Marilyn Brda, Kathryn Buchanan, Pam Budner, Anita Feldman, Gabrielle Gottlieb, Lynn Lipke, Debra Loewen, Betsy O'Neill, Deborah Riley, Margo Sancken, Betty Schneider, Laurel Simerl, and Ana Sussman.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (52 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY837032363-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160022
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 684057a0-8331-0138-bb79-594a88a386ba
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Looking back - Choreography 1961-1974" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974 - 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Looking back - Choreography 1961-1974" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2023.

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Looking back - Choreography 1961-1974