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Ballet Independiente
Additional title: Espera (Choreographic work : Flores)
Additional title: Bailarín (Choreographic work : Flores)
Additional title: Poeta (Choreographic work : Flores)
Additional title: Terpsicore en México (Choreographic work : Flores)
Additional title: Auras (Choreographic work : Flores)
Additional title: Queda el vienta (Choreographic work : Flores)
Flores Canelo, Raúl, 1929-1992 (Choreographer)
Flores, Magnolia (Director)
Minter, Sarah (Director)
Revueltas, Silvestre, 1899-1940 (Composer)
Karaindrou, E (Composer)
López Velarde, Ramón, 1888-1921 (Author)
Villarias, Leoncio (Videographer)
Castanedo, Rafael (Arranger)
Khun, Tony (Videographer)
Barajas, Jorge (Videographer)
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 (Composer)
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 (Composer)
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 (Composer)
Chatzidakēs, Manos, 1925-1994 (Composer)
Alcalá, Macedonio, 1831-1869 (Composer)
Villanueva, Felipe, 1862-1893 (Composer)
Ballet Independiente (Dancer)
Flores Canelo, Raúl, 1929-1992 (Costume designer)
Castanedo, Rafael (Director)
Castanedo, Rafael (Editor)

Americas Exchange Program for Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Ballet Independiente (ca. 10 min.) / promotional video featuring a portrait of the company's founder, Raúl Flores Canelo, and a montage of his works ; video director, Sarah Minter. |||| [Advertising spots] (ca. 3 min.) / brief (ca. 30 sec.) spots featuring different dance works. |||| La espera (1973) (ca. 20 min.) / music, Silvestre Revueltas (Redes). |||| El bailarín (1988) (ca. 11 min.) / music, Eleni Karaindrou ; text, Ramón López Velarde, published in El minutero ; video, Leoncio Villarias ; [video] direction and editing, Rafael Castanedo. |||| Poeta (1988) [beginning] (ca. 18 min.) / subtitled: en el centenario de Ramón López Velarde ; music, Franz Schubert, Felipe Villanueva, Virgil Thomson, N. Piovani, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Manos Hadjidakis [Chatzidakēs], Macedonio Alcalá, selected and edited by Rafael Castanedo ; video, Leoncio Villarias, Tony Khun, Jorge Barajas ; [video] direction and editing, Rafael Castanedo. |||| Cassette 2. Poeta [continued] (ca. 18 min.). |||| Terpsicore en México (1987) (ca. 41 min.). |||| Auras (1987) [beginning] (ca. 3 min.) |||| Cassette 3. Auras [continued] (ca. 24 min.). |||| Queda el viento (1981) (ca. 33 min.) / video, Leoncio Villarias, Tony Khun ; [video] direction and editing, Rafael Castanedo.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9142
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5169 (former)
Modern dance -- Mexico
Dance companies -- Mexico
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography and costumes by Raúl Flores Canelo ; video compiled by Magnolia Flores.
Content: Accompanied by data sheet.
Creation/production credits: [Company] founder, Raúl Flores Canelo ; director, Magnolia Flores ; artistic director, Manuel Hiram ; lighting, Manuel Hiram.
Venue: Six full works videotaped onstage at the Teatro de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, in 1990. Recording location and date(s) of promo and advertising spots on cassette 1 are unknown.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (191 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Spanish, Castilian
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13282009
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d2ca1f0-803d-0135-17fb-17f734f2d444
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1929: Creator Born
  • 1990: Created
  • 1992: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballet Independiente" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballet Independiente" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 15, 2022.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Ballet Independiente Retrieved from

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Ballet Independiente