White Oak Dance Project: South Bank Show recordings, 1996

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White Oak Dance Project: South Bank Show recordings, 1996
Additional title: Mikhail Baryshnikov archive
Additional title: South Bank show (Television program)
Additional title: Quiet as it's kept (Choreographic work : Salomons)
Additional title: Three Russian preludes (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Chaconne (Choreographic work : Limón)
Additional title: What a beauty (Choreographic work : Patterson)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Aedo, Raquel (Dancer)
Besserer, Rob (Dancer)
Bishton, Jamie (Dancer)
Lent, Patricia (Dancer)
Phuon, Emmanuèle (Dancer)
Salomons, Ruthlyn (Dancer)
Salomons, Ruthlyn (Choreographer)
Scott, Vernon (Dancer)
Morris, Mark, 1956- (Choreographer)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Limón, José (Choreographer)
Patterson, Kraig (Choreographer)
Finn, David A (Lighting designer)
Mizrahi, Isaac (Costume designer)
Charlip, Remy (Costume designer)
Villa-Lobos, Heitor (Composer)
Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975 (Composer)
White Oak Dance Project (Dancer)
ITV (Firm) (Broadcaster)
London Weekend Television (Firm) (Broadcaster)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996
Table of Contents
Volume I : musical rehearsal - Baryshnikov solo rehearsal - White Oak Dance Project rehearsal. Volume II: Quiet as It's Kept (Ruthlyn Salomons, choreographer; David Finn, lighting designer; Heitor Villa-Lobos, composer) -- Three Russian Preludes (Mark Morris, choreographer; Isaac Mizrahi, costume designer; Dmitriĭ Shostakovich, composer) -- Septet (Merce Cunningham, choreographer; David Finn, lighting designer; Remy Charlip, costume designer; Erik Satie, composer) -- Chaconne (José Limón, choreographer; David Finn, lighting designer; Johann Sebastian Bach, composer) -- What a Beauty (Kraig Patterson, choreographer; David Finn, lighting designer; Bedřich Smetana, composer)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 147
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. Morceaux en forme de poire
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Sonaten und Partiten, violin, BWV 1001-1006. Partita, no. 2. Chaconne
Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1, E minor
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Content: Title created by cataloger.
Content: Date from 1996 European tour reviews.
Content: Date and location information on videocassette labels incorrect.
Content: Videocassette label lists this as a Sadler's Wells performance; content of the tape indicates otherwise.
Content: Announcements and audience conversation in Spanish.
Content: Severe audio problems on Volume I; silent from 46:07.
Creation/production credits: Merce Cunningham, José Limón, Mark Morris, Kraig Patterson, Ruthlyn Salomons, choreographers; David A. Finn, lighting designer; Remy Charlip, Isaac Mizrahi, costume designers; Johann Sebastian Bach, Erik Satie, Dmitriĭ Shostakovich, Bedřich Smetana, Heitor Villa-Lobos, composers.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (166 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Mikhail Baryshnikov and White Oak Dance project in rehearsal and performance. Volume I consists of rehearsal footage, starting with the musicans, then Baryshnikov, and finally the entire company. This recording includes shots of the empty auditorium, technicians, and the venue's cleaning staff. Severe audio problems impede the ability to discern musical works or dialogue. While there are sections of light static, the main issue is that the sound runs faster than the action and is out of synch with the visual track. Volume I audio track stops completely at 46:07. Volume II audio is fine; contrary to the videocassette label, Spanish dialogue and venue announcements indicate a venue other than Sadler's Wells. Visuals pick up with cleaning staff and continue on through the final curtain call. Visual quality is fine overall, although footage of Baryshnikov during "Chaconne" looks fuzzy and skin tones seem discolored. There are occasional 'jump cuts' in the tape, as if the camera turned off for a second.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Spanish, Castilian
RLIN/OCLC: 878076690
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20170978
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bc76fc0-e84c-0131-d55a-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "White Oak Dance Project" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5ca81390-e84c-0131-e883-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "White Oak Dance Project" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 14, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5ca81390-e84c-0131-e883-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). White Oak Dance Project Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5ca81390-e84c-0131-e883-3c075448cc4b

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White Oak Dance Project