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B.B.C. ; [and] El tango [excerpt]
Additional title: El tango
Additional title: B.B.C. (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Tango (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Norton, Felicia (Dancer)
Holahan, William (Dancer)
Salomon, Iris (Dancer)
Bland, Martin (Dancer)
Psinas, Elvira (Dancer)
Osberg, Susan (Dancer)
Buglisi, Jacqulyn (Dancer)
Hicks, Tishia (Dancer)
Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805 (Composer)
Miranda Pacheco, Carlos (Composer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976
Table of Contents
B.B.C. (Bowery Bicentennial Celebration) (ca. 14 min.) / music, Luigi Boccherini ; danced by Manuel Alum, Martin Bland, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Tishia Hicks, Bill Holahan, Felicia Norton, Susan Osberg, Elvira Psinas, and Iris Salomon -- El tango (a work in progress) [excerpt] (ca. 11 min.) / music, Carlos Miranda (Tango improvisations) ; danced by Felicia Norton, Iris Salomon, Manuel Alum, Bill Holahan, Susan Osberg, and Elvira Psinas.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9671
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4902 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the Manuel Alum Dance Company ; choreography by Manuel Alum.
Content: Titles and location from original container.
Content: Additional information from house program.
Content: For performance footage of these works, see: *MGZIC 9-4858 B.B.C. ; [and] El tango [excerpt], and *MGZIC 9-4859 Ilanot ; [and] El tango [excerpt].
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, at Eden's Expressway, New York, in 1976.
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) (26 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Rehearsal in preparation for performances at Marymount Manhattan Theater, New York, in June 1976.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392910
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12383680-8a74-0135-00e0-047ec6d4528e
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "B.B.C. ; [and] El tango [excerpt]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "B.B.C. ; [and] El tango [excerpt]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). B.B.C. ; [and] El tango [excerpt] Retrieved from

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B.B.C. ; [and] El tango [excerpt]