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Additional title: In the beginning (Choreographic work : Weidman)
Weidman, Charles (Choreographer)
Santaro, Mikhail (Designer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (Composer)
Weidman, Charles (Dancer)
Weidman, Charles (Narrator)

Charles Weidman Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - A study in contrasts. - Impression...suggesting Harald Kreutzberg. - Steps in the snow: An impression of Doris Humphrey. - A study in conflict [later called Study: Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest]. - The maid with the flaxen hair: An impression of Martha Graham. - Impression: La Argentina. - The submerged cathedral. - Study: Kinetic pantomime.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3059
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1404 (former)
Kreutzberg, Harald, 1902-
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Graham, Martha
Argentina, 1888-1936
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Suite of solo dances choreographed, performed, and narrated by Charles Weidman. Music: Claude Debussy (from first book of Preludes). Scenery: Mikhail Santaro.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (33 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906002922-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168200
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 619d5e70-b446-0136-a786-419ef8591539
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  • 1973: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "In the beginning" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "In the beginning" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2024.

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In the beginning