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Additional title: Counterswarm (Choreographic work : Taylor)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Kent, Linda (Dancer)
McCann, Cathy (Dancer)
Gillis, Christopher (Dancer)
Taylor, Paul, 1930-2018 (Choreographer)
Ligeti, György, 1923-2006 (Composer)
Loquasto, Santo (Costume designer)
Simon, Kirk (Videographer)
Goodman, Karen (Videographer)
Paul Taylor Dance Company (Dancer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-04-07
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-8280
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
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: György Ligeti (Concerto for violoncello and orchestra, and excerpts from Chamber concerto for thirteen players). Costumes: Santo Loquasto.
Performers: Performed by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Cast: Purples: Linda Kent and Christopher Gillis with Elie Chaib, Jeff Wadlington, Mary Cochran, Francie Huber, Joseph Bowie, and Manuel Rodriguez; Reds: Cathy McCann with Karla Wolfangle, Raegan Wood, Sandra Stone, Constance Dinapoli, Hernando Cortez, and David Grenke.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (31 min.) : sound, color ; 1 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896027349-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167474
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01d7ad60-afdf-0138-45c3-031578a9ffdb
Rights Statement
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  • 1989: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Counterswarm" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Counterswarm" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). Counterswarm Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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