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Title
The early years: Julia Levien class
Names
Levien, Julia (Teacher)
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927 (Choreographer)
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Emshwiller, Ed (Videographer)
Labeille, Daniel (Producer)
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 3537
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 31 (former)
Topics
Duncan dancing
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: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (45 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Videotaped in the dance lab theater on April 10, 1981 by Ed Emshwiller. Class in Duncan technique, taught by Julia Levien. Includes barre exercises, floor work, and moving across the floor. Levien discusses Isadora Duncan's Prelude, danced to Chopin, and teaches the class a work by Duncan based on the theme of the individual. Low-level lighting throughout tape. Occasional gaps in recording.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170816
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76238300-3146-0132-9247-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Julia Levien class" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/770cbcd0-3146-0132-4f4c-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Julia Levien class" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/770cbcd0-3146-0132-4f4c-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). The early years: Julia Levien class Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/770cbcd0-3146-0132-4f4c-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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The early years: Julia Levien class