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Title
The early years: Barton Mumaw class
Names
Mumaw, Barton, 1912-2001 (Teacher)
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Harris, Hilary (Videographer)
Labeille, Daniel (Producer)
Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers (Associated name)
Early years, (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) (Host)
State University of New York College at Purchase (Sponsor)
Collection

Early Years Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-04-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3530
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassettes 19 and 20 (former)
Topics
Delsarte, François, 1811-1871
Delsarte system
Modern dance -- Technique -- Denishawn
Genres
Instructional films
Notes
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.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 4 videocassettes (U-matic) (78 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Class in Denishawn technique taught by Barton Mumaw, who teaches warm-ups from the early and late Denishawn periods, an exercise devised by Ruth St. Denis to help dancers perform arm ripples, and exercises developed by Ted Shawn. Much of the class is devoted to his discussion of Delsarte's theories and their bearing upon dance and drama.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170820
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b048050-3143-0132-8169-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1981: Created
  • 2001: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Barton Mumaw class" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c951a70-3143-0132-d98a-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Barton Mumaw class" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c951a70-3143-0132-d98a-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). The early years: Barton Mumaw class Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c951a70-3143-0132-d98a-3c075448cc4b

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The early years: Barton Mumaw class