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Additional title: Musical offering (Choreographic work : Taylor)
McCann, Cathy (Dancer)
Mauricio, Joao (Dancer)
Chaib, Elie (Dancer)
Gillis, Christopher (Dancer)
Wolfangle, Karla (Dancer)
Wadlington, Jeff (Dancer)
Johnson, Kate (Dancer)
Kent, Linda (Dancer)
Cortez, Hernando (Dancer)
Taylor, Paul, 1930-2018 (Choreographer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Moore, Eugene (Designer)
Simon, Kirk (Videographer)
Goodman, Karen (Videographer)
Paul Taylor Dance Company (Performer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-04-07
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - 1. Perf. by Johnson and cast. - 2. Perf. by Mauricio. - 3. Perf. by Chaib and McCann. - 4. Perf. by McCann, Chaib, and Wolfangle. - 6. Perf. by Wadlington. - 7. Perf. by Gillis, Stone, Dinapoli, and Huber. - 8. Perf. by Wolfangle. - 9. Perf. by Wolfangle, Mauricio, Cortez, Bowie, and Rodriguez. - 10. Perf. by Cortez. - 11. Perf. by Chaib, Stone, Dinapoli, and Wadlington. - 12. Perf. by Kent. - 13. Perf. by Kent, Mauricio, and Wadlington. - 14. Perf. by Gillis. - 15. Perf. by Johnson and Gillis. - 16. Perf. by Johnson and cast.
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-8281
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive on April 7, 1989 at Aaron Davis Hall, City College, New York, by Kirk Simon and Karen Goodman, with the assistance of grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Paul Taylor. Music: Johann Sebastian Bach. Orchestrations by Anton Webern and Frank Michael Beyer. Scenery/costumes: Gene Moore.
Performed by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company: Kate Johnson, Christopher Gillis, Elie Chaib, Linda Kent, Cathy McCann, Karla Wolfangle, Sandra Stone, Joao Mauricio, Constance Dinapoli, Jeff Wadlington, Francie Huber, Joseph Bowie, Hernando Cortez, and Manuel Rodriguez.
Content: Last 7 minutes of video is blank.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videoreel (Type-C) (50 min., 20 sec.) : sound, color ;1 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896027387-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167476
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df6885a0-8ee5-0138-c832-0de420dfed1f
Rights Statement
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  • 1989: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A musical offering" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A musical offering" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2024.

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A musical offering