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Moonways and dark tides [and] [Korus]
Additional title: Moonways and dark tides (Choreographic work : Lang)
Additional title: Korus (Choreographic work : Lang)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009 (Choreographer)
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009 (Commentator)
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009 (Performer)
Lerner, Raissa (Dancer)
Chou, Chao-hui (Dancer)
Takemitsu, Tōru (Composer)
Prodromidès, Jean (Composer)
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 (Author)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Pearl Lang and Company (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-07-05
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Moonways and dark tides (approx. 32 min.). Music: Toru Takemitsu. Cast: Prologue: The Company; Full moon and moon set: Women of the Company; Blinded by a moonless night: The Company; Promise of the crescent moon: Chao-hui Chou; Half moon over the waters: Raissa Lerner and the men of the Company; Full moon-set: Lerner and the Company. -- [Korus] (approx. 21 min.). Work in progress, untitled at time of recording. Music: Jean Prodromidès. Text: T.S. Eliot. Performed by Lang (speaking chorus), the women of the Company (movement chorus), and the men of the Company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2232
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2306 (former)
92nd Street Y (New York, N.Y.). Harkness Dance Center
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive in open rehearsal at Buttenweiser Hall, the 92nd Street YMHA, New York, on July 5, 1990, by Penny Ward/Video, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Performed by the Pearl Lang Dance Theater: Elizabeth Auclair, Ian Betts, Chao-hui Chou, Michael Donaghy, Silvana Eder, William Elias, Adria Ferrali, Gregory Hofer, Noreen Pietri, Anna Shoub, Yasushi Tanaka, Anne Tobias, and Constantine Torlidakis, with guest artist Raissa Lerner. Each dance is introduced by Pearl Lang.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (53 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906051468-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169568
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54bdfe90-4b52-0133-9981-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Moonways and dark tides [and] [Korus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Moonways and dark tides [and] [Korus]