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Couples [and] Circles
Additional title: Circles
Way, Annie (Dancer)
Mosley, Paul D (Dancer)
Alonso, Blanca (Dancer)
Polychronides, Stelios (Dancer)
Kaufman, Thea (Dancer)
Facchin, Silvio (Dancer)
Greene, Darla (Dancer)
Hillock, Jenny (Dancer)
Inkster, Debbie (Dancer)
Miller, Melisse Makaroff (Dancer)
Peters, Paula (Dancer)
Spencer, Kevin (Dancer)
Borgmann, Carol (Dancer)
Hobbs, Shannon (Dancer)
Merrill, Dale A (Dancer)
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (Composer)
Roach, Max, 1924-2007 (Composer)
Chambers, Joe (Composer)
Cohen, Ze'eva (Choreographer)
Yard (Chilmark, Mass.) (Dancer)
Spectrum Dance Theater (Dancer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1991 - 1992
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Couples (approx. 15 min.). Music: Johannes Brahms (first movement of Piano quartet, Op. 25). Perf. by The Yard: Annie Way and Paul Mosley, Blanca Alonso and Stelios Polychronides, Thea Kaufman and Silvio Facchin. -- Circles (approx. 21 min.). Music: Duke Ellington (for parts I and II), Max Roach and Joe Chambers (for part III). Perf. by Spectrum Dance Theater. Cast: Part I, Wigwise: Darla Greene, Jenny Hillock, Debbie Inkster, Melisse Makaroff Miller, and Paula Peters. Part II, Solitude: Kevin Spencer. Part III, Circles: Carol Borgmann, Greene, Hillock, Inkster, Shannon Hobbs, Dale A. Merrill, Miller, Peters, and Spencer.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2774
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3887 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Compilation of two works recorded in performance: Couples in the Hagan Dance Studio, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, in October 1991; and Circles at the Intiman Theater, Seattle, Washington, on March 20, 1992.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Acquisition: Gift; Ze'eva Cohen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (36 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174979
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aca096a0-9e85-0132-c0d0-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Couples [and] Circles" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991 - 1992.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Couples [and] Circles" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991 - 1992). Couples [and] Circles Retrieved from

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Couples [and] Circles