FlamencoAdditional title: Duende y misterio del flamenco
NamesLópez, Pilar, 1912-2008 (Dancer)Soler Ruiz, Antonio (Dancer)Vega Muñoz, Alejandro (Dancer)Ximénez, Roberto (Dancer)Vargas, Manolo (Dancer)Luz, María, dancer (Dancer)Tomás, Pacita (Dancer)Acevedo, Juanita (Dancer)Terry, Walter (Annotator)Neville, Edgar, conde de Berlanga de Duero, 1899-1967 (Producer)Neville, Edgar, conde de Berlanga de Duero, 1899-1967 (Director)Pilar López Ballet Español (Dancer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1953
Table of ContentsDANCE CONTENTS: Caña (5 min.) / danced by Pilar López and Alejandro Vega -- Soleares (3 min.) / danced by gipsies and then by María Luz -- Serrana (2 min.) / danced by María Luz -- Alegrías (3 min.) / danced by gipsies and then by María Luz -- Caracoles (5 min.) / danced by members of the Pilar López Ballet Español -- 18th century classical bolero (3 min.) / danced by Pacita Tomás -- Panaderos (classical dance) (4 min.) / danced by the Pilar López Ballet Español -- Sonatas (classical dance) (2 min.) / music by 18th-century composer Antonio Soler ; danced by Antonio -- Pepita Jiménez: choreographed work by Pilar López; music, Albéniz; danced by Pilar López, Alejandro Vega, Roberto Ximénez and Manolo Vargas -- Siguiriyas (2 min.) / danced by Juanita Acevedo with a picador and his horse executing similar movements in the background -- Danza no. 11 / music, Granados ; danced by Pilar López and Manolo Vargas on stage -- El tanguillo (2 min.) / danced by a gipsy -- Zapateado (3 min.) / danced by Roberto Ximénez. - Los fandangos (3 min.) / fandango from Granada and verdiale from Malaga, danced by gipsies -- Las bulerías (2 min.) / danced by gipsies -- Martinete / danced by Antonio, accompanied by singer El Pili.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIA 4-416
TopicsFlamencoRomanies -- SpainDance -- SpainCaña (Dance)Soleá (Dance)Serrana (Dance)Alegrías (Dance)Caracole (Dance)Seguiriya (Dance)Tanguillo (Dance)Zapateado (Dance)Fandango (Dance)Verdiale (Dance)Bulería (Dance)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: Original Spanish title: Duende y misterio del flamenco. Produced by Edgar Neville and Cesareo Gonzalez for Sevilla Films, Madrid. Director: Edgar Neville. Cinematographer: Enrique Guerner. Dance director: Antonio. Music: Albéniz, Granados, Chueca, Antonio Soler, and popular flamenco. Singers include Almadén, El Pili, Antonio Mairena, Manzanilla, Bernarda and Fernanda de Utrera.Performers: Guitarists include Maravilla, Badajoz, Moraito Chico. Dancers: Pilar López, Roberto Ximénez, Alejandro Vega, Manolo Vargas, Alberto Lorca, Elvira Real, Dorita Ruiz, Rosario Escudero, Pacita Tomás, María Luz, members of the Pilar López Ballet Español, and other gipsy singers and dancers not identified by name.Language: In Spanish; English adaptation and titles by Walter Terry. Released in the United States by Martin J. Lewis and first shown in New York, May 22, 1954 at the 55th St. Playhouse.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (76 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionSummary: Documentary on various forms of the cante flamenco performed by Spanish flamenco singers, guitarists and dancers photographed in the cities, villages and countryside of Spain associated with flamenco. Three classical 18th century dances are performed. Also shown is footage of a gipsy wedding and funeral, and of the bullfighter Juan Belmonte.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY877001304-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12163966Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 08ff67b0-76ae-0138-f9ff-0ab25122ae45
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