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The Solomons Company/Dance
Additional title: Molehill (Choreographic work : Solomons)
Additional title: Flesh wine and sinew to the bone (Choreographic work : Solomons)
Additional title: Steps number eight: Pedal-rock rebus (Choreographic work : Solomons)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Donor)
Bogorad, Beatrice (Dancer)
Coker, Kevin (Dancer)
Derr, Edward A (Dancer)
Graf, Pat (Dancer)
Thomsen, Carl (Dancer)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Choreographer)
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 (Composer)
Morales, Mio (Composer)
Tsug, Eva (Costume designer)
Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014 (Designer)
Nelson, Richard, 1938-1996 (Lighting designer)
Schwartz, Michael (Videographer)
Solomons Company/Dance (Performer)
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014 (Costume designer)

The Gus Solomons Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983-04-27
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Molehill (1974) (ca. 17 min.) / music, Béla Bartók ; costumes, Eva Tsug ; danced by Beatrice Bogorad, Edward Derr, Carl Thomsen --Flesh wine and sinew to the bone (1983) (ca. 11 min.) / music, Mio Morales ; costume, Eva Tsug ; danced by Gus Solomons, Jr. |||| Reel 2. Steps #8: Pedal-rock rebus (1983) (ca. 30 min.) / music, Joe Jackson, Police, Steely Dan, arranged by Mio Morales ; scenery and costumes, Geoffrey Holder ; danced by the Company -- Steps #8 [excerpts] (ca. 15 min.) / recorded in stage rehearsal, in costume
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7772
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6255 (former)
Riverside Dance Festival
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: [presented by] the Riverside Dance Festival ; choreography by Gus Solomons, Jr. ; Lighting, Richard Nelson
Performers: Performed by the Solomons Company/Dance: Beatrice Bogorad, Kevin Coker, Edward Derr, Pat Graf, Gus Solomons Jr., and Carl Thomsen.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, as part of the Riverside Dance Festival, on April 27, 1983, by Character Generators/Video ; cameraperson, Michael Schwartz.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (73 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14649040
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14c872d0-7bb7-0135-db67-539088dd85aa
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1983: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Solomons Company/Dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Solomons Company/Dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2021.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). The Solomons Company/Dance Retrieved from

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The Solomons Company/Dance