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Additional title: Palomas (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932- (Composer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Dancer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9640
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4869 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the Manuel Alum Dance Company ; choreography by Manuel Alum ; music by Pauline Oliveros.
Content: Title spoken at beginning of tape.
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, in New York (?), in November 1973.
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) (27 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Rehearsal, probably in preparation for performances at BAMspace, Brooklyn Academy of Music, in November-December 1973. The work, which was intended to be seen from three sides at BAMspace, is photographed from the stage right side. The 25-min.-long work is followed by a 3 min. fragment of Manuel Alum's Deadlines, with Lance Westergard as soloist.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392914
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a15f800-89b7-0135-a92d-2f5916ada6d4
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1973: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Palomas" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Palomas" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973). Palomas Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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