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Title
Pearl Lang Dance Theater
Additional title: Pearl Lang Dance Theater
Additional title: Shore bourne (Choreographic work : Lang)
Additional title: Dream voyages (Choreographic work : Lang)
Additional title: Memories and prayers of Isaac the Blind (Choreographic work : Lang)
Additional title: Korus (Choreographic work : Lang)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Bjørneboe, Andreas
Hall, Caroline van
Gustafson, Echo
Bantner, Chad
Predmore, Kevin
Dzul, Javier
Krakauer, David, 1956- (Instrumentalist)
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009 (Speaker)
McKernon, John (Lighting designer)
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 (Composer)
Crumb, George (Composer)
Golijov, Osvaldo, 1960- (Composer)
Prodromidès, Jean (Composer)
Eliot, T. S.(Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 (Author)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Holub, Jenny (Videographer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Pearl Lang and Company
Kronos Quartet
New York Public Library. Dance Collection
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1997
Table of Contents
Shore bourne (1964) (ca. 15 min.) / music, Antonio Vivaldi ; danced by Chad Bantner, Andreas Bjørneboe, Echo Gustafson, Adam Klotz, Ari Mayzick [also spelled Mayzik on program], Carrie Oleson, Jennifer DePalo, Theresa [also spelled Teresa on program] da Silva, Sebastien Sabatier Curial, Caroline van Hall ; cast: 1, Allegro, danced by the ensemble ; 2, Largo, danced by Andreas Bjørneboe and ensemble ; 3, Allegro, danced by Caroline van Hall, Echo Gustafson, Chad Bantner, and ensemble.
Dream voyages (1996) (ca. 13 min.) / choreography, Pearl Lang in collaboration with Kevin Predmore ; music, George Crumb (excerpts from "Black angels" quartet) ; prop, Kevin Predmore ; danced by Kevin Predmore.
The memories and prayers of Isaac the Blind: a mystical journey (premiere, work-in-progress) (ca. 33 min.) / music, Osvaldo Golijov, played by the Kronos String Quartet and clarinetist David Krakauer ; danced by Kevin Predmore and the Company ; cast: First movement: Beginning, soloist, Kevin Predmore ; Second movement: Solace of the Sabbath queen, soloist, Echo Gustafson ; Third movement: Sparks out of darkness, soloist, Javier Dzul-Chiquini ; Fourth movement: Unanswered question, danced by the Company.
Korus (1990) (ca. 22 min.) / music, Jean Prodromidès ; text, T.S. Eliot (women's choruses from Murder in the cathedral) ; speaking chorus, Pearl Lang ; movement chorus, Silvana Eder, Caroline van Hall, Alison Stuart, Simone Willeit, Echo Gustafson, Carrie Oleson, Jennifer DePalo, Theresa da Silva, Ian Betts, Andreas Bjørneboe, Javier Dzul-Chiquini, Sebastien Sabatier Curial.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2425
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5513 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: artistic direction and choreography by Pearl Lang.
Accompanied by house program.
Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Pearl Lang Dance Theater, the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Technical direction and lighting, John McKernon.
Performers: Danced by Pearl Lang Dance Theater.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College of the City University of New York, on June 18, 1997 ; video directed by Johannes Holub ; camera, Jenny Holub and Penny Ward.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (83 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F480
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13231610
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b6781e10-9181-0135-520e-5d225936b9a1
Rights Statement
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  • 1997: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pearl Lang Dance Theater" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/32a073ce-40d5-4085-84ae-59ab1e52ac48

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pearl Lang Dance Theater" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/32a073ce-40d5-4085-84ae-59ab1e52ac48

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1997). Pearl Lang Dance Theater Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/32a073ce-40d5-4085-84ae-59ab1e52ac48

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Pearl Lang Dance Theater