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Love, Isadora [excerpts]

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Love, Isadora [excerpts]
Additional title: Love, Isadora (Choreographic work : Lamb)
Lamb, Rael (Choreographer)
Xoregos, Shela (Dancer)
Foster, Rick (Author)
Foster, Guy (Instrumentalist)
Clare, Paula (Director)
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 (Composer)
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787 (Composer)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915 (Composer)

Shela Xoregos Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977
Table of Contents
Liebestod [excerpt] / music, Wagner ; performed by Rael Lamb -- Dance of the happy spirits / music, Gluck ; performed by Shela Xoregos -- Valse brillante, Op. 34, no. 1 / music, Chopin ; performed by Rael Lamb -- Nocturne in D flat major / music, Chopin ; performed by Rael Lamb -- Fidelio: finale [excerpt] / music, Beethoven ; performed by Rael Lamb -- Funeral march / music, Chopin ; performed by Rael Lamb. Performed twice -- Prelude, Op. 11, no. 14 / music, Scriabin ; performed by Shela Xoregos -- Quasi valse / music, Scriabin ; performed by Rael Lamb -- Immortal victims / modern folk version of the revolutionary song ; performed by Rael Lamb -- Seventh symphony: finale / music, Beethoven ; performed by Rael Lamb.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9728
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4422 (former)
Xoregos Dance Company (San Francisco, Calif.)
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927 -- Drama
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title provided by Shela Xoregos.
Creation/production credits: Script and direction, Rick Foster ; music, various composers ; régisseur, Paula Clare.
Performers: Performed by Rael Lamb and Shela Xoregos.
Performers: Pianist: Guy Foster.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, at the Xoregos Studio, San Francisco, California, on December 20, 1977.
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) (32 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Documentation of dances for the one-woman show Love, Isadora, introduced by Rick Foster. Although Foster announces the eighth and ninth dances as Immortal victims and Scriabin's Quasi valse, this order is reversed on this tape.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12327494
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): faf49ec0-7b82-0135-6b84-7de29676abb5
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Love, Isadora [excerpts]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Love, Isadora [excerpts]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Love, Isadora [excerpts] Retrieved from

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Love, Isadora [excerpts]