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Dances by James Waring
Additional title: New life (Choreographic work : Waring)
Additional title: Eccentric beauty revisited (Choreographic work : Waring)
Additional title: Rune for the green star (Choreographic work : Waring)
Walton, Elizabeth (Dancer)
MacLane, Gretchen (Dancer)
Vaughan, David, 1938- (Dancer)
Browne, Rachel (Dancer)
Waring, James (Choreographer)
Wolff, Christian, 1938- (Composer)
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (Composer)
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (Composer)
Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)
Judson Dance Theater (Presenter)
James Waring Dance Foundation (Presenter)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-04
Table of Contents
A new life (approx. 12 min.) / music: Christian Wolff ; perf. by Elizabeth Walton -- An eccentric beauty revisited (approx. 7 min.) / music: Erik Satie ; costumes: James Waring ; object: Paul Fonseca ; perf. by Gretchen MacLane, with David Vaughan (handyman) -- Rune for the green star (approx. 8 min.) / music: Claude Debussy (Rhapsody for clarinet and orchestra) ; perf. by Rachel Browne.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7851
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3478
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Presented by Judson Dance Theater and James Waring Dance Foundation in association with Dance Theater Workshop. Videotaped in stage rehearsal at Judson Memorial Church, New York, during the James Waring Festival in April 1978.
Additional physical form: The same footage for Rune for the green star also appears on *MGZIC 7-777 Dances by James Waring, along with performance footage of A new life and An eccentric beauty revisited. For performance footage of Rune, see: *MGZIC 9-3477 Dances by James Waring.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (31 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174739
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80b0b430-e35c-0130-526d-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1978: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dances by James Waring" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dances by James Waring" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Dances by James Waring Retrieved from

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Dances by James Waring