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Dance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (Donor)
Blaine, Vera (Choreographer)
Cervetti, Sergio (Composer)
Ohio. State University, Columbus, University Dance Company (Performer)
Bill Evans Dance Company (Performer)

Dance Notation Bureau Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-02-25
Date Created: 1980-03-13
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7224
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2406 (former)
Dance rehearsals
Dance Theater of Seattle
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Compilation of two recordings (each approx. 11 min.). Stage rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, by Ohio State University Dance Company, recorded at Mershon Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio, on February 25, 1979. Performance by the Bill Evans Second Dance Company, recorded at Dance Theatre Seattle, on March 13, 1980.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Vera Blaine. Music: Sergio Cervetti.
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 (22 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
The same work danced by different casts: nine women in the Ohio State University recording, eight men and women in the Bill Evans recording. For a later version of the work, danced to the same music by two men, see: *MGZIA 4-382 Senta Driver [and] Vera Blaine.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916009853-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169840
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 62aa23a0-3f31-0135-bc88-4b6d782e307e
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Progression" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979 - 1980.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Progression" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 2, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979 - 1980). Progression Retrieved from

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