White Oak Dance Project: London, 1996-08-25Additional title: Quiet as it's kept (Choreographic work : Salomons)Additional title: Three Russian preludes (Choreographic work : Morris)Additional title: Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: What a beauty! (Choreographic work : Patterson)Additional title: Chaconne (Choreographic work : Limón)
NamesBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Aedo, Raquel (Dancer)Salomons, Ruthlyn (Dancer)Scott, Vernon (Dancer)Salomons, Ruthlyn (Choreographer)Morris, Mark, 1956- (Choreographer)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Limón, José (Choreographer)Patterson, Kraig (Choreographer)Finn, David A. (Lighting designer)Maimone, Kasia Walicka (Costume designer)Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)Villa-Lobos, Heitor (Composer)White Oak Dance Project (Dancer)
Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1996-08-25
Table of ContentsQuiet as it's kept (Ruthlyn Salomons, choreographer; David A. Finn, lighting designer; Kasia Walicka Maimone, costume designer; Heitor Villa-Lobos, composer) -- Three Russian preludes (Mark Morris, choreographer; Dmitriĭ Shostakovich, composer) -- Septet (Merce Cunningham, choreographer; David A. Finn, lighting designer; Suzanne Gallo, costume designer; Erik Satie, composer) -- Chaconne (José Limón, choreographer; Johann Sebastian Bach, composer) -- musical interlude -- What a beauty! (Kraig Patterson, choreographer; David A. Finn, lighting designer; Bedřich Smetana, composer)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 112
TopicsDanceBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975. Prel︠i︡udii i fugi, piano, op. 87Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. Morceaux en forme de poireBach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Sonaten und Partiten, violin, BWV 1001-1006. Partita, no. 2. ChaconneSmetana, 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.Creation/production credits: Ruthlyn Salomons, Mark Morris, Merce Cunningham, José Limón, Kraig Patterson, choreographers; David Finn, lighting designer; Kasia Walicka Maimone, Suzanne Gallo, Pauline Lawrence, costume designers; Heitor Villa-Lobos, Dmitriĭ Shostakovich, Erik Satie, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bedřich Smetana, composers.Performers: Raquel Aedo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Ruthlyn Salomons, Vernon Scott, White Oak Dance Project, dancers.Venue: Recorded 1996 August 25 London, England.Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (96 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionMikhail Baryshnikov and White Oak Dance Project in performance. Baryshnikov solos in "Three Russian Preludes" and "Chaconne" and joins the company for "What a Beauty!". Low or dim lighting conditions and long shots add to overall poor visual quality. There are edits between works.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20169097Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8dd48d10-e84e-0131-31c1-3c075448cc4b
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