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Manuel Alum and Dancers
Additional title: Saeta al gran poder (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Dream R.E.M. (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Palomas (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Monte (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Caracol, Manolo (Composer)
Bennett, Samm (Composer)
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932- (Composer)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 (Composer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Saeta al gran poder (ca. 6 min.) / music, Manolo Caracol ; danced by Manuel Alum -- Dream R.E.M. #95783 (ca. 20 min.) / music, Samm Bennett ; danced by the company -- Dream R.E.M. #47865 (ca. 12 min.) / music, Davilita ; danced by Manuel Alum -- Palomas [excerpts] (ca. 11 min.) / music, Pauline Oliveros ; danced by the company -- Monte [beginning] (ca. 13 min.) / music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; danced by the company -- Reel 2. Monte [conclusion] (ca. 15 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9013
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4841 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from house program, June 1987.
Performers: Danced by Manuel Alum and Dancers.
Venue: Videotaped onstage, in rehearsal clothes, at Dia Art Foundation, New York, ca. 1987.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (78 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Informal showing or rehearsal, possibly in preparation for the company's performances at the Dance Center of the Emanu-El Y and Washington Square Methodist Church, New York, in June 1987.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392941
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3a327290-8425-0135-ec4b-3d594c7534a1
Rights Statement
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  • 1987: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum and Dancers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum and Dancers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 4, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Manuel Alum and Dancers Retrieved from

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Manuel Alum and Dancers