Take off your head

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Take off your head
Warshaw, Andy (Composer)
Munday, Hugo (Singer)
Sutherland, Diane (Singer)
Denio, Amy (Instrumentalist)
Froot, Dan (Instrumentalist)
Greenspan, Dan (Director)
Bielecki, Bob (Sound designer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Reduta Deux Ltd (Contributor)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1992
Table of Contents
Cassette 1. Take off your head: a song cycle for four lovers (ca. 42 min.) / written and composed by Andrew Warshaw ; lyrics adapted from the poetry of Mirabai, with additional lyrics by Andrew Warshaw ; directed by David Greenspan ; sung by Hugo Munday (Man One), Diane Fratantoni (Woman One), Terry [Theresa] McCarthy (Woman Two), Tom Nelis (Man Two) ; music played by Rick Martinez (piano, keyboards), Jay Elfinbein (acoustic and electric bass), Todd Isler (drums, percussion), Carol Chaiken (clarinet, flute), Andrew Warshaw (keyboards). Cassette 2. Suite from The big nipple (ca. 23 min.) / music played by Carol Chaiken (alto and soprano saxes), Amy Denio (alto sax), Jay Elfinbein (acoustic and electric bass), Dan Froot (alto, tenor, soprano and baritone saxes), Todd Isler (drums, percussion), Jessica Lurie (alto and tenor saxes), Rick Martinez (piano, keyboards), Andrew Warshaw (keyboards).
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8476
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6076 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop, New Song ; produced by Reduta Deux ; music by Andrew Warshaw.
Content: Title from accompanying house program.
Creation/production credits: Musical direction, Rick Martinez ; sound design, Bob Bielecki ; lighting, Phil Sandström.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Fall Events, on October 19, 1992, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (65 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Music concert ; no dance content.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430629
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 27133d00-84f0-0135-4f7b-4daa14b0632e
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1992: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Take off your head" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/27133d00-84f0-0135-4f7b-4daa14b0632e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Take off your head" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/27133d00-84f0-0135-4f7b-4daa14b0632e

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1992). Take off your head Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/27133d00-84f0-0135-4f7b-4daa14b0632e

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Take off your head