Dances by James Waring
NamesBrowne, Rachel (Dancer)Armour, Toby (Dancer)Vaughan, David, 1938- (Speaker)MacLane, Gretchen (Dancer)Walton, Elizabeth (Dancer)Johnson, Raymond, 1928- (Dancer)Waring, James (Choreographer)Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)New England Dinosaur (Company) (Dancer)5 by 2 Dance Company (Dancer)Dance Theater Workshop (Presenter)
Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1978-04
Table of ContentsDisc 1 (approx. 55 min.): The story of a snowflake / music: John Herbert McDowell ; danced by Toby Armour -- Rune to a green star / music: Claude Debussy ; danced by Rachel Browne -- Terpsichore explained (lecture by James Waring) / read by David Vaughan ; dance examples by Toby Armour, Jean Churchill, Alan Good, Gretchen Maclane, and Robert Seder -- A new life / music: Christian Wolff ; danced by Elizabeth Walton -- Moonlight sonata / music: Beethoven ; danced by Toby Armour -- Disc 2 (approx. 45 min.): An eccentric beauty revisited / music: Erik Satie ; dancer: Gretchen Maclane ; handyman: David Vaughan ; epilogue: Al Carmines and David Vaughan -- Novelty sweets / music: Scott Joplin ; danced by New England Dinosaur -- Feathers / music: Mozart ; danced by Raymond Johnson -- Disc 3 (approx. 60 min.): Arena / music: Stravinsky ; danced by New England Dinosaur -- Gallopade / music: Joseph Lanner ; danced by 5 by 2 Dance Company -- A new kind of love / sound: Ezera Sims ; danced by New England Dinosaur.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7849Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-777
TopicsDance Theater WorkshopStory of a snowflake (Choreographic work : Waring)Rune for the green star (Choreographic work : Waring)New life (Choreographic work : Waring)Eccentric beauty revisited (Choreographic work : Waring)Moonlight sonata (Choreographic work : Waring)Novelty sweets (Choreographic work : Waring)Feathers (Choreographic work : Waring)Arena (Choreographic work : Waring)Gallopade (Waring) (Choreographic work)New kind of love (Choreographic work : Waring)Terpsichore explained (Choreographic work : Waring)
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesStatement of responsibility: Presented by the Judson Dance Theater and James Waring Foundation in association with the Dance Theater Workshop. With the exception of Rune to a green star, which was recorded in rehearsal, all works videotaped in performance by Dennis Diamond at the James Waring Festival at Judson Memorial Church, New York, on April 18-28, 1978.Content: The content notes were taken from the original open reels. The streaming video files are not in the same order as the original.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 5 videotape reels (160 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158529Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 61639470-e35c-0130-0f93-3c075448cc4b
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