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The early years: A Denishawn suite (excerpts)

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The early years: A Denishawn suite (excerpts)
Additional title: Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Waltz [1924] (Choreographic work : St. Denis)
Langsner, Nancy (Dancer)
Schmidt, Lisa (Dancer)
Roberts, Denise (Dancer)
Baker, Robin Rice (Restager)
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Harris, Hilary (Videographer)
Labeille, Daniel (Producer)
Thomé, Francis, 1850-1909 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 (Composer)
De Lachau, Ada (Composer)
Purchase Dance Corps (Associated name)
Early years, (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) (Host)
State University of New York College at Purchase (Sponsor)

Early Years Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-04-10
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3554
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 51 (former)
Filmed performances
Content: For a printed program of the festival, see *MGZB The early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) [Programs].
Content: Video documentation of the festival The early years: American modern dance from 1900 through the 1930s, hosted by SUNY College at Purchase, New York, on April 9-12, 1981, under the sponsorship of State University of New York, University-Wide Programs in the Arts. Festival director: Patricia Kerr Ross. Video producer: Daniel Labeille.
Content: A Denishawn suite of music visualizations: Excerpts. Staged by Robin Rice Baker. Lighting: John Conway. Performed by members of the Dance Corps at Purchase, accompanied by pianist Oleg Zvorykin. For the first work on this program, Child's play, see: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 50. Floor plastique. Chor.: Denishawn school exercise. Music: Francis Thomé (Sous la feuillée). Perf. by the ensemble. Opening of work cut off. -- Valse à la Loïe. Chor.: Ruth St. Denis. Music: Frédéric Chopin (Waltz, no. 14, op. posth.). Perf. by Nancy Langsner and Lisa Schmidt. -- De Lachau waltz. Chor.: St. Denis. Music: Ada de Lachau. Perf. by Sheryl Pollard, Brenda Chambers, Holly Greif, Denise Roberts, Kathryn Warakomsky. -- Soaring. Chor.: St. Denis and Doris Humphrey. Music: Schumann (Aufschwung: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12). Perf. by Donna Tambussi, Angelique d'Addario, Langsner, Cathleen McCarthy, and Schmidt. For other recordings of this performance, see: *MGZIC 9-950 cassettes 15 and 47.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (15 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170809
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5abeba40-3143-0132-85cb-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1981: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: A Denishawn suite (excerpts)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5bb8bf80-3143-0132-e647-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: A Denishawn suite (excerpts)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5bb8bf80-3143-0132-e647-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). The early years: A Denishawn suite (excerpts) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5bb8bf80-3143-0132-e647-3c075448cc4b

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The early years: A Denishawn suite (excerpts)