To Dionysius...with love
NamesKooluris, Hortense Dolan (dancer)Levien, Julia (dancer)De Lappe, Gemze (dancer)Gold, Sylvia (dancer)Ramm, Adrienne (dancer)Bresciani, Jeanne (dancer)Belilove, Lori (dancer)Landon, Judy (dancer)Kane, Barbara (dancer)Keefer, Julia L (dancer)Rosenbluth, Theda (dancer)Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927 (choreographer)Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1977
Table of ContentsCONTENTS (All dances except the first three are announced orally): Reel 1 (approx. 41 min.): Gavotte (mus: Bach), perf. by the ensemble. -- Tanagra figures (mus: Corelli), perf. by Kooluris and ensemble. -- Slow movements (mus: Brahms [Intermezzo]), perf. by ensemble. -- Polka (mus: Beethoven), perf. by ensemble and children. -- Slow march (mus: Schubert), perf. by Kooluris, ensemble, and children. -- [Dances to music by Schubert]: Around the linden tree, perf. by ensemble. Duet, perf. by Landon and Ramm. Lullaby, perf. by Bresciani. Ballspiel, perf. by Ramm. Duet, perf. by Belilove and Bresciani. Ecossais, perf. by Bresciani, Belilove, Landon, Ramm, and Kane. Under the scarf, perf. by ensemble. Moment musicale, perf. by Gold. Water study, perf. by de Lappe. Three Graces, perf. by De Lappe, Kooluris, and Gold. -- Reel 2 (approx. 46 min.): [Dances to music by Gluck]: Knucklebones, perf. by ensemble. Bacchanal (chor: Maria-Theresa Duncan), perf. by Kooluris. Furies [from Orpheus and Eurydice], perf. by de Lappe, Levien, and Gold. Dance of the blessed spirits [from Orpheus and Eurydice], perf. by Kooluris, Ramm, Belilove, Bresciani, and Landon. -- Mazurka (mus: Chopin), perf. by de Lappe and Kooluris. -- Polonaise militaire (mus: Chopin), perf. by Levien, Ramm, Belilove, Bresciani, and Landon. -- Two études by Scriabin: Mother and Revolutionary, perf. by Levien. -- Southern roses (mus: Strauss), perf. by Koolurisand ensemble.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3313Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2702 (former)
Genrestwo-dimensional moving image
NotesVideo produced by Kirby Kooluris. Camera: Paul Goodberg. Videotaped in performance at the YM-YWHA of Metropolitan New Jersey in West Orange, New Jersey, on October 23, 1977.Choreography: Isadora Duncan, restaged by Hortense Kooluris and Julia Levien.Performed by the Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company: Hortense Kooluris, Julia Levien, Gemze de Lappe, Sylvia Gold, Adrienne Ramm, Jeanne Bresciani, Lori Belilove, Judy Ann Landon, Barbara Kane, Julia Keefer, and Theda Rosenbluth, with children from the School of Joan Westphal: Devon Levine, Melissa Mignone, Mary Lynn Morris, and Naomi Wittes. Narrator: Vivienne Spaull. Pianist: Patsy Umstead.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (87 min.) : sd., b&w.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY926024439-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172045Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 276e99b0-aa07-0133-7fbd-60f81dd2b63c
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