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Manuel Alum Dance Company
Additional title: Flores para Casals (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: ToGetHer (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Escaras (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Yaqui Indian deer dance (Choreographic work : Coronado)
Additional title: Homage to Federico García Lorca (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Czarlinsky, Joel (Dancer)
Dalgin, Felice (Dancer)
Herring, Joyce (Dancer)
Nathan, Peter Wilfred (Dancer)
Psinas, Elvira (Dancer)
Coronado, José (Restager)
Sokolow, Anna (Choreographer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Krauze, Zygmunt (Composer)
Revueltas, Silvestre, 1899-1940 (Composer)
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936 (Author)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1977
Table of Contents
Flores para Casals [excerpts] (ca. 16 min.) / choreography, Manuel Alum ; music, J.S. Bach ; danced by five dancers, excluding Alum's solo passages -- Deer dance (ca. 4 min.) / a Yaqui and Maya Indian ritual staged by José Coronado to authentic traditional Indian music ; danced by Manuel Alum and two men (probably Joel Czarlinsky, and Peter Nathan) -- ToGetHer [duet from Escaras] (ca. 5 min.) / choreography, Manuel Alum ; music, Zygmunt Krauze ; danced by Elvira Psinas and Peter Nathan (?) -- Duelo [excerpt from Homage to Federico García Lorca] (ca. 7 min.) / choreography, Anna Sokolow ; music, Silvestre Revueltas ; poetry, Federico García Lorca ; danced by Manuel Alum. Ending cut off.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9673
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4904 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from house program.
Content: For performance footage of Deer dance, ToGetHer, and Duelo, see *MGZIC 9-4883 Manuel Alum Dance Company.
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company: Manuel Alum, Joel Czarlinsky, Felice Dalgin, Joyce Herring, Peter Nathan, and Elvira Psinas.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, in New York (?), in May 1977.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (34 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Rehearsal in preparation for performances at Washington Square Methodist Church, May-June 1977.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392919
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 24c80840-8a74-0135-8367-413182db9586
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  • 1977: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 13, 2024.

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Manuel Alum Dance Company