Urban diva

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Urban diva
Additional title: Dora Ohrenstein
Ohrenstein, Dora (Singer)
Bush, Phillip (Instrumentalist)
Rowell, Mary (Instrumentalist)
Ruyle, Bill (Instrumentalist)
Otte, Charles (Director)
Otte, Charles (Lighting designer)
Brown, Claudia (Costume designer)
Johnson, Scott, 1952- (Composer)
Cortez, Jayne (Author)
Distler, Jed (Composer)
Margolin, Deb (Author)
Runswick, Daryl, 1946- (Composer)
Plath, Sylvia (Author)
LeBaron, Anne (Composer)
Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949- (Author)
Bouchard, Linda (Composer)
O'Keefe, John (Author)
Davis, Anthony, 1951- (Composer)
Di Prima, Diane (Author)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 55 min.). Confetti of flesh / music, Scott Johnson ; text, Jayne Cortez. Diva demento / music, Jed Distler ; text, Deborah Margolin, excerpted from a performance art monologue originally performed by Deborah Margolin at Dixon Place. Calamity Jane to her daughter / music, Ben Johnston ; text, Jane Hickok [Calamity Jane]. Lady Lazarus / music, Daryl Runswick ; text, Sylvia Plath. Reel 2 (ca. 48 min.). Dish / music, Anne LeBaron ; text, Jessica Hagedorn. Black burned wood / music, Linda Bouchard ; text, John O'Keefe. Lost moon sisters / music, Anthony Davis ; text, Diane di Prima.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4921
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5933 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop's New Song series ; songs performed by Dora Ohrenstein, soprano.
Content: Title from accompanying program.
Content: Title on original container: Dora Ohrenstein.
Creation/production credits: Direction and lighting, Charles Otte ; costumes, Claudia Brown ; sound engineer, Eric Liljestrand.
Performers: Music performed by Phillip Bush (piano, synthesizer), Mary Rowell (violin, viola, electric bass), Bill Ruyle (percussion).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on October 9, 1990, by Video D Studios.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (103 min.) : sound, color
Concert of vocal music ; no dance content.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987437
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39b43e80-4b64-0133-bdf5-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Urban diva" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4c2c28b0-4b64-0133-d854-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Urban diva" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 23, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4c2c28b0-4b64-0133-d854-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Urban diva Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4c2c28b0-4b64-0133-d854-60f81dd2b63c

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Urban diva