A celebration in memory of the life and work of Jeff Duncan (1930-1989)

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Title
A celebration in memory of the life and work of Jeff Duncan (1930-1989)
Names
Jowitt, Deborah (Speaker)
Wildberger, Kathy (Dancer)
Sokolow, Anna (Speaker)
Vinton, John (Speaker)
Welliver, Gwen (Dancer)
Walbert, Josh (Dancer)
Duncan, Jeff, 1930-1989 (Choreographer)
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 (Author)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Vinton, John (Singer)
Duncan, Jeff, 1930-1989 (Dancer)
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1989 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 60 min.). Opening remarks / by Deborah Jowitt. Square (1979) [excerpt] / choreography, Jeff Duncan ; music, traditional ; danced by Kathy Wildberger. Speeches / by friends of Jeff Duncan. Reel 2 (ca. 41 min.). Speech / by Anna Sokolow. A story / told in words and song by John Vinton. Winesburg portraits (1963) [excerpts] / choreography, Jeff Duncan ; music, collage of American folk music arranged by Jeff Duncan ; inspired by Sherwood Anderson's classic novel Winesburg, Ohio ; live performances of two solos: Mother (concerning Elizabeth Willard), danced by Gwen Welliver ; Strength of God (concerning Rev. Curtis Hartman), danced by Josh Walbert. Filmed performance of Departure (George Willard), danced by Jeff Duncan.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4786
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5856 (former)
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Duncan, Jeff, d1930-1989
Memorial service
Dance
Square (Choreographic work : Duncan, J)
Winesburg portraits (Choreographic work : Duncan, J)
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Content: Date from original container.
Performers: Master of ceremonies: Deborah Jowitt.
Venue: Videotaped during a memorial service at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on December 8, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (101 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3150
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987239
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6aac2330-4b5b-0133-9530-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1989: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A celebration in memory of the life and work of Jeff Duncan (1930-1989)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c45c1b0-4b5b-0133-6ba7-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A celebration in memory of the life and work of Jeff Duncan (1930-1989)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 13, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c45c1b0-4b5b-0133-6ba7-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). A celebration in memory of the life and work of Jeff Duncan (1930-1989) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c45c1b0-4b5b-0133-6ba7-60f81dd2b63c

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A celebration in memory of the life and work of Jeff Duncan (1930-1989)