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Christmas oratorio
Additional title: Christmas oratorio (Choreographic work : Weidman)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Maloney, Julie (Dancer)
Ravinsky, Linda (Dancer)
Towner, Janet (Dancer)
Kosinski, Robert (Dancer)
Weidman, Charles (Choreographer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Charles Weidman Dance Theatre (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972-12-01
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Reel 1. Full-stage view (60 min., entire performance) - Reel 2. Close-up view (60 min., entire performance)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6401
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-87 (former)
Barnard College
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Film Archive on December 1, 1972 at the Barnard College Gymnasium, New York by Space Video Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Charles Weidman. Music: Johann Sebastian Bach. Lighting: Dennis Parichy.
Performers: Performed by members of the Charles Weidman Theater Dance Company: Julie Maloney, Linda Ravinsky, Janet Towner, Robert Kosinski, and Charles Weidman, with Barry Barychko, Joanne Edelman, Trent Gray, Jerianne Heimendinger, Dennis Kocjan, Marcia Lesser, and Paul Wilson. Augmented in finale by eleven Barnard College dancers.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel and 1 videocassette (U-Matic) (120 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in. and 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807027518-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158763
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b99b6e0-834f-0134-5339-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1972: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Christmas oratorio" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Christmas oratorio" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 12, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). Christmas oratorio Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Christmas oratorio