White Oak Dance Project: Milano, 1996-11Additional title: Layers (Choreographic work : Scott)Additional title: Chaconne (Choreographic work : Limón)Additional title: Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: What a beauty! (Choreographic work : Patterson)
NamesBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Aedo, Raquel (Dancer)Bishton, Jamie (Dancer)Phuon, Emmanuèle (Dancer)Salomons, Ruthlyn (Dancer)Scott, Vernon (Dancer)Scott, Vernon (Choreographer)Limón, José (Choreographer)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Patterson, Kraig (Choreographer)Finn, David A. (Lighting designer)Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)White Oak Dance Project (Dancer)
Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1996-11Place: Milan, Italy
Table of ContentsLayers (Vernon Scott, choreographer; David A. Finn, lighting designer; Henry Cowell, composer) -- Chaconne (José Limón, choreographer; Johann Sebastian Bach, composer) -- Septet (Merce Cunningham, choreographer; David A. Finn, lighting designer; Suzanne Gallo, costume designer; Erik Satie, composer) -- String quartet interval -- What a beauty! (Kraig Patterson, choreographer; David A. Finn, lighting designer; Bedřich Smetana, composer)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 111
TopicsDanceBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Sonaten und Partiten, violin, BWV 1001-1006. Partita, no. 2. ChaconneSatie, Erik, 1866-1925. Morceaux en forme de poireSmetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1, E minor
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceMusic
NotesContent: Title and date transcribed from videocassette label.Content: Poor visual quality, audio problems from 39:26 on.Creation/production credits: Merce Cunningham, José Limón, Kraig Patterson, Vernon Scott,choreographers; David A. Finn, lighting designer; Suzanne Gallo, costume designer; Johann Sebastian Bach, Henry Cowell, Erik Satie, Bedřich Smetana, composers.Performers: Raquel Aedo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jamie Bishton, Emmanuèle Phuon, Ruthlyn Salomons, Vernon Scott, White Oak Dance Project, dancers.Venue: Recorded 1996 November Milan, Italy.Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (87 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionMikhail Baryshnikov and White Oak Dance Project in performance. Baryshnikov solos in "Chaconne" and performs with the company in "Septet". Poor visual quality, with noticeable video lines at 1:16:18. Audio flutter and wow, starting at 39:26 and recurring throughout the recording, along with intermittent static. The evening's program is announced to the audience at the very start of the recording.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20169096Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 83052d10-e84e-0131-68c6-3c075448cc4b
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