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In the beginning
Powell, Patricia Hruby, 1951- (Interviewee)
Onderdonk, David (Musician)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 (Composer)
One Plus One (Company) (Performer)
Powell, Patricia Hruby, 1951- (Choreographer)
Powell, Patricia Hruby, 1951- (Dancer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Interview with Patricia Hruby (approx. 4 min.). Hruby discusses her work as an artist-in-residence in public schools in Indianapolis, Indiana, under the sponsorship of Indiana Arts Commission. She is seen working with children on dance movements derived from baseball. -- In the beginning... a non-comprehensive history of dance (approx. 13 min.). Choreography/text: Patricia Hruby. Music: J. S. Bach, Maurice Ravel, David Onderdonk, and traditional. Perf. by One Plus One company: Patricia Hruby (dancer) and David Onderdonk (musician).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3223
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3582 (former)
Television programs
Filmed dance
Content: Compilation of an interview recorded for a telecast and a solo dance work recorded in the WILL studio, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (17 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936024126-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174768
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e2f2c110-744a-0134-b668-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1976: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "In the beginning" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "In the beginning" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 20, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). In the beginning Retrieved from

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In the beginning