88 tangos

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88 tangos
Additional title: International tango collection
Mikhashoff, Yvar (Instrumentalist)
Mikhashoff, Yvar (Speaker)
Holland, Fred (Dancer)
Holland, Fred (Choreographer)
Hutchins, Jeannie (Dancer)
Perron, Wendy (Dancer)
Perron, Wendy (Choreographer)
Strom, Mary Ellen (Dancer)
Strom, Mary Ellen (Choreographer)
Lee, Cyndi (Dancer)
Lee, Cyndi (Choreographer)
Flowers, Kim (Dancer)
Flowers, Kim (Choreographer)
Simon, Michael, dancer (Contributor)
Minor, Carolyn (Dancer)
Sullivan, Thomas W (Dancer)
Everett, Miles (Dancer)
Hondorp, Catherine (Dancer)
Dulaine, Pierre (Dancer)
Dulaine, Pierre (Choreographer)
Marceau, Yvonne (Dancer)
Marceau, Yvonne (Choreographer)
Thomas, Eileen (Dancer)
Casey, Kathy (Dancer)
Valentino, Rudolph, 1895-1926 (Dancer)
Terry, Alice, 1899- (Dancer)
Driver, Senta (Choreographer)
Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993 (Composer)
Nichifor, Șerban (Composer)
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009 (Composer)
Noon, David, 1946- (Composer)
Wielecki, Tadeusz (Composer)
Rudhyar, Dane, 1895-1985 (Composer)
Kondō, Jō, 1947- (Composer)
Jaggard, David (Composer)
Marshall, Susan, 1958- (Choreographer)
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 (Composer)
Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002 (Composer)
Sahl, Michael, 1934- (Composer)
Tyranny, Blue Gene, 1945- (Composer)
Rzewski, Frederic (Composer)
Bright, Colin (Composer)
Johnson, Tom, 1939- (Composer)
Fine, Vivian, 1913-2000 (Composer)
Berkman, Robert (Composer)
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 (Composer)
Nyman, Michael (Composer)
Bennett, Richard Rodney (Composer)
Anderson, Beth, 1950- (Composer)
Vigeland, Nils (Composer)
Rosenhaus, Steve (Composer)
Palmer, Robert, 1915-2010 (Composer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Fontaine, Jeff (Lighting designer)
Robinson, David, 1936 December 9- (Costume designer)
XXY Dance/Music (Company) (Contributor)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1985
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 60 min.): Tango for pianoforte / music, Anthony Burgess -- Tango for Yvar / music, Serban Nichifor -- Curriculum vitae tango / choreography, Fred Holland ; music, Lukas Foss ; performed by Holland and Jeannie Hutchins -- Machine tango / music, David Noon -- Collage-tango / music, Tadeusz Wielecki -- Tango d'Antan / choreographer/performer, Wendy Perron ; music, Dane Rudhyar -- Tango mnemonic / music, Jō Kondō -- Tango / music, David Jaggard -- [Capsule history of the tango:] slides and commentary -- Excerpt from the film The four horsemen of the apocalypse / performed by Rudolph Valentino and Alice Terry -- Sentimental tango / music, Virgil Thomson -- Tango variations on a cantus firmus / music, Ralph Shapey -- Exiles' cafe tango / choreographer/performer, XXY Dance/Music (Mary Ellen Strom, Cyndi Lee, and Kim Flowers) ; music, Michael Sahl. Reel 2 (ca. 61 min.): The more he sings, the more he cries, the better he feels...tango / music, Blue Gene Tyranny ; performed on tape, accompanying a reading of North Berlin/A tango by Robert Ashley -- Steptangle / music, Frederic Rzewski -- Tango-dreaming / music, Colin Bright -- Tango / choreographer, Senta Driver ; music, Tom Johnson ; costumes, David Robinson ; performed by Harry: Michael Simon, Carolyn Minor, Thomas W. Sullivan, Catherine Hondorp, and Miles Everett -- Tango with the frog prince / music, Vivian Fine -- Thorn-torn lips / music, Robert Berkman -- [History of the tango, cont.]: slides and commentary -- Tango from scene VII of Hear ye! Hear ye! / choreographer/performer, Pierre Dulaine and Yvonne Marceau of American Ballroom Theatre ; music, Aaron Copland -- A neat slice of tango / music, Michael Nyman -- Tango from Syrinx / music, Richard Rodney Bennett -- Belgian tango / choreographer, Susan Marshall ; music, Beth Anderson ; performed by Eileen Thomas and Kathy Casey -- Tango à deux / music, Nils Vigeland -- The kiss / music, Steven Rosenhaus -- Interrupted tango / choreographer/performer, Dulaine and Marceau ; music, Robert Palmer -- Perpetual tango / music, John Cage.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2650
Dance Theater Workshop
Tango (Dance)
Argentine tango (Dance)
Motion pictures
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: Presented by Dance Theater Workshop in association with Composers' Forum Inc. during the Winter Events 1985.
Performers: Pianist, Yvar Mikhashoff.
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios for the Dance/Video Access project at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on Feb. 28, 1986.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (121 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
Program of contemporary music, mostly for piano, and dances based on the tango, with introductions and slide lectures by Yvar Mikhashoff.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175314
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e916c50-6f2a-0131-b042-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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88 tangos