Figura ; The moor's pavane

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Additional title: Figura (Choreographic work : Louis)
Additional title: Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Maxwell, Carla (Dancer)
Watt, Nina (Dancer)
Cratty, Bill (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Chryst, Gary (Dancer)
Solino, Louis (Dancer)
Scanlon, Jennifer (Dancer)
Louis, Murray (Choreographer)
Limón, José (Choreographer)
Kukil, Bohdan (Director)
Nelson, Richard (American interior designer, contemporary) (Lighting designer)
Garcia, Frank (Costume designer)
Winter, Paul (Composer)
Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963 (Composer)
Segovia, Andrés, 1893-1987 (Composer)
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 (Composer)
Lawrence, Pauline (Costume designer)
Diamond, Dennis (Director)
José Limón Dance Company (Production company)
Kukil, Bohdan (Videographer)

José Limón Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-07
Place: United States
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Figura (approx. 25 min.). Choreography: Murray Louis. Music: Paul Winter Consort, [Ernesto] Lecuona [y Casado], and [Andrés] Segovia. Costumes: Frank Garcia. Perf. by Carla Maxwell, Nina Watt, Bill Cratty, and Robert Swinston. -- The moor's pavane (approx. 24 min.). Choreography: José Limón. Music: Henry Purcell, arranged by Simon Sadoff. Costumes: Pauline Lawrence. Perf. by Gary Chryst (the Moor), Louis Solino (his friend), Jennifer Scanlon (his friend's wife), and Nina Watt (the Moor's wife).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7236
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3146 (former)
American Dance Festival
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, in July 1979, as part of the American Dance Festival Video Archival Project directed by Dennis Diamond. Coordinating director/cameraperson: Bohdan Kukil.
Performers: Performed by members of the José Limón Dance Company.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (49 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926028944-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172147
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b29dd810-34f6-0135-d1da-0a51d1561f8e
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Figura ; The moor's pavane" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Figura ; The moor's pavane" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2023.

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Figura ; The moor's pavane