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Yerma [and] First love

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Yerma [and] First love
Additional title: Yerma (Choreographic work : Marks, J)
Highwater, Jamake (Choreographer)
Mathis, Jean (Dancer)
Croshaw, James (Dancer)
Howard, Anna (Dancer)
Roedel, Louis (Dancer)
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936 (Author)
Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000 (Composer)
Contemporary Dancers Company (San Francisco, Calif.) (Dancer)
Highwater, Jamake (Dancer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1965 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Yerma (approx. 32 min.). Choreography: J. Marks [Jamake Highwater]. Music: Alan Hovhaness. Scenario: based on the drama by Federico García Lorca. Danced by Jean Mathis (Yerma), James Croshaw (Victor), J. Marks (Juan), Anna Howard (sister-in-law), and Louis Roedel (ritual figure). -- First love (approx. 7 min.). Choreography: Not identified [possibly J. Marks]. Music: Not identified (jazz score). Dancers not identified.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8930
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1091 (former)
Filmed dance
Content: Compilation of two works filmed in studio rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes.
Performers: Performed by members of the San Francisco Contemporary Dancers 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 (39 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916042170-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170488
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 499e84b0-7aee-0135-e3fe-01153a26e176
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Item timeline of events

  • 1965: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Yerma [and] First love" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Yerma [and] First love" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 21, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1965). Yerma [and] First love Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Yerma [and] First love