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James Waring concert
Additional title: James Waring dance retrospective
Additional title: Judson Centennial, 1890-1990
Additional title: Scintilla (Choreographic work : Waring)
Additional title: Thirty-two variations in C minor (Choreographic work : Waring)
Additional title: Feathers (Choreographic work : Waring)
Additional title: Eccentric beauty revisited (Choreographic work : Waring)
Additional title: Phantom of the opera (Choreographic work : Waring)
Vaughan, David, 1938- (Speaker)
Waring, James, 1922-1975 (Choreographer)
Waring, James, 1922-1975 (Honoree)
Colton, Richard (Restager)
Cohen, Ze'eva. (Restager)
Baldwin, Donna (Restager)
MacLane, Gretchen. (Restager)
Johnson, Raymond (Restager)
Walton, Elizabeth (Restager)
McDowell, John Herbert (Composer)
Mershon, Rayanne (Dancer)
Taalsohn, Sylvia (Costume designer)
Dabney, Ronald (Dancer)
Boston Ballet II
New York Theatre Ballet
Phoenix Repertory Dance Company

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Table of Contents
Introduction and tribute to James Waring (3 min.) / by David Vaughan.
Scintilla (20 min.) / staged by Richard Colton ; performed by Boston Ballet II.
Rose (23 min.) / staged by Elizabeth Walton ; performed by Phoenix Repertory Dance Company.
Feathers (10 min.) / staged by Raymond Johnson ; performed by Ronald Dabney.
32 variations in C minor (ca. 11 min.) / staged by Ze'eva Cohen ; performed by Teri Weksler.
An eccentric beauty, revisited (9 min.) / staged by Gretchen Maclane ; costume by Sylvia Taalsohn ; performed by Rayanne Mershon.
Phantom (40 min.) / staged by Donna Baldwin ; music, John Herbert McDowell ; performed by New York Theater Ballet.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7804
Filmed dance.
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography, James Waring.
Additional credits from original VHS label and the New York Times review by Jack Anderson entitled, Review/Dance; Memorial retrospective, published on Nov. 1, 1990.
Creation/production credits: Coordinated by Richard Colton and David Vaughan ; camera, Elliot Caplan.
Performers: Pianists, Kirk Sipe and David Tice.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Judson Church, New York, N.Y., as part of the Judson Centennial, 1890-1990, on Oct. 25, 1990.
Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 1/2 in.
Acquisition: Gift; David Vaughan; Oct. 10, 2012. NN-PD
Physical Description
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (118 min.)
Digital, stereo.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19772064~S1
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d9b5e30-e35c-0130-77d3-3c075448cc4b
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James Waring concert