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Additional title: Icarus (Choreographic work : Hoving)
Dance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (Donor)
Hoving, Lucas (Choreographer)
Matsushita, Shinʼichi, 1922-1990 (Composer)
Repertory Dance Theatre (Salt Lake City, Utah) (Performer)

Dance Notation Bureau Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3308
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2424 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, supervised by Lucas Hoving, whose voice is heard from off-camera. Sections are repeated and there are many stops and starts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Lucas Hoving. Music: Shinʻichi Matsushita.
Performers: Performed by members of the Repertory Dance Theater of Salt Lake City. The role of the Father is performed by the second-cast dancer; the first- and second-cast dancers in the role of the Sun occasionally appear together on screen.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (32 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916010488-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169846
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 68826a20-aa06-0133-ed1d-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1979: Created
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Icarus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Icarus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Icarus Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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