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López, Hercilia (Choreographer)
Gutierrez, Olga (Dancer)
Saade, Oriette (Dancer)
Contradanza (Company , Caracas, Venezuela) (Dancer)
American Dance Festival (Event place)
López, Hercilia (Costume designer)
López, Hercilia (Dancer)
Mouskouri, Nana (Singer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Tres imágenes de mujeres solitarias [Three images of women's loneliness]. Choreography/costumes: Hercilia López. Scenery/lighting: Manuel Pappaterra. Que bonitos ojos tienes [What beautiful eyes you have]. Music: "La Malaguena." Text: Jean Rhys (in Spanish translation). Danced by López. Singer: Gabriella Ferri. Una de la otra [One of the other]. Danced by Gutierrez and Saade. Amapola [Poppy]. Danced by López. Singer: Nana Mouskouri. - Unidentified work, performed outdoors. Music: "Tennessee waltz." Danced by three women (including López) and two men.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7894
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1193 (former)
Modern dance -- Venezuela
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Compilation of two performances, the first a three-part work recorded onstage, probably on June 26, 1989, at the American Dance Festival at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina; the second recorded outdoors on the campus of Duke University.
Performers: Performed by members of the Venezuelan modern dance group Contradanza: Hercilia López, Olga Gutierrez, Oriette Saade, and others (?).
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) (53 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Spanish, Castilian
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906003417-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168214
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 678a4480-7c66-0135-93c0-073992d23aa9
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Item timeline of events

  • 1989: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Contradanza" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Contradanza" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). Contradanza Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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