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Moonways and dark tides
Additional title: Moonways and dark tides (Choreographic work : Lang)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Chou, Chao-hui (Dancer)
Larsen, Lone Kjaer (Dancer)
Lerner, Raissa (Dancer)
Auclair, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Betts, Ian (Dancer)
Dodson, Alyssa (Dancer)
Donaghy, Michael (Dancer)
Eder, Silvana (Dancer)
Ferrali, Adria (Choreographer)
Gilliam, Cathy (Dancer)
Hofer, Gregory (Dancer)
Pietri, Noreen (Dancer)
Small, Almond (Dancer)
Tobias, Anne (Dancer)
Torlidakis, Constantine (Dancer)
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009 (Choreographer)
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009 (Costume designer)
Fukushima, Kazuo, 1930- (Composer)
Takemitsu, Tōru (Composer)
Gu, Ha-Chong (Composer)
Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)
Werner, Howard (Lighting designer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Pearl Lang and Company (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-10-20
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2262
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3234 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Penny Ward/Video at Marymount Manhattan Theater, New York, on October 20, 1990, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Pearl Lang. Music: Katsuo Fukushima (Prologue), Toru Takemitsu (Dark tides, Half moon over the water, Full moon and moon set), Ha-Chong Gu (Promise of the crescent moon). Costumes: Pearl Lang, Christina Giannini. Lighting: Howard Werner.
Performers: Performed by members of the Pearl Lang Dance Theater: Chao-hui Chou, Lone Kjaer Larsen, Raissa Lerner, Elizabeth Auclair, Ian Betts, Alyssa Dodson, Michael Donaghy, Silvana Eder, Adria Ferrali, Cathy Gilliam, Gregory Hofer, Noreen Pietri, Almond Small, Anne Tobias, and Constantine Torlidakis. Cast: Prologue: the company; Dark tides: women of the company; Promise of the crescent moon: Chao-hui Chou; Half moon over the water: Raissa Lerner and men of the company; Full moon and moon set: Lerner and company.
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) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926032448-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172235
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d701bd20-90c4-0135-9b0a-0f13f3da109c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Moonways and dark tides" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Moonways and dark tides" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2024.

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Moonways and dark tides