The Company of American Dance: A brief history

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The Company of American Dance: A brief history
Additional title: It's only the wind (Choreographic work : Bradfield)
Additional title: Camille (Choreographic work : Bradfield)
Additional title: Regal airs (Choreographic work : Bradfield)
Additional title: Scherzando (Choreographic work : Ribère)
Additional title: Bal des damnés (Choreographic work : Ribère)
Additional title: Opus 56 (Choreographic work : Martin)
Additional title: Flute and drum (Choreographic work : Martin)
Additional title: Composition for strings (Choreographic work : Martin)
Additional title: Mysteries of the earth (Choreographic work : Martin)
Additional title: Abendstänze (Choreographic work : Martin)
Names
De Ribère, Lisa (Choreographer)
Galante, Marcus (Choreographer)
Bradfield, Shirley A. (Choreographer)
Martin, Frank (Choreographer)
Brasic, James (Composer)
Company of American Dance (Dancer)
Bradfield, Shirley A. (Producer)
Martin, Frank (Narrator)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Excerpts from: It's only the wind (1979). Choreography: Shirley Bradfield. Music: Felix Mendelssohn. - Concerto: For a light night and a dark day (1980). Choreography: Bradfield. - Night movement (1980). Choreography: Bradfield. - Desert trail (1980). Choreography: Bradfield. - The miracle worker (1981). Choreography: Bradfield. Workshop performance of a ballet inspired by the story of Helen Keller. - On Broadway (1981). Choreography: Bradfield. Jazz piece. - Labors of love (1981-1982). Choreography: Bradfield. Work-in-progress in preparation for Camille. - Camille (1983). Choreography: Bradfield. - Regal airs (1983). Choreography: Bradfield. Music: J. S. Bach. - Scherzando (1983). Choreography: Lisa de Ribère. Music: Camille Saint-Saëns. - Bal des damnés (1983). Choreography: De Ribère. - Opus 56 (1983). Choreography: Frank Martin. - Poulenc suite (1984). Choreography: Marcus Galante. - Flute and drum (1984). Choreography: Martin. Music: James Brasic. - Composition for strings (1984). Choreography: Martin. Music: Tim Garcia. - The mysteries of the earth: Opening solo (1984). Choreography: Martin. Music: Morton Subotnick. - Abendstänze (1984). Choreography: Martin. Music: Franz Schubert (Symphony no. 8). - It's only the wind. Recorded at a workshop performance, 1983.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1653
Topics
Company of American Dance -- History
Ballet dancers -- United States
Ballets -- Excerpts
Dance rehearsals
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed ballets
Rehearsals
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: A Martin/Field Production. Producer: Shirley Bradfield. Editor: Jeff Bush. Writer/narrator: Frank Martin.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (31 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Documentary history of the Company of American Dance, organized in 1978 as a showcase for young dancers. Consists of brief excerpts of ballets created for and performed by the company from its founding until 1984.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169875
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a30a8930-352b-0131-9832-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1984: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Company of American Dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aec9dc30-3433-0131-750d-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Company of American Dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aec9dc30-3433-0131-750d-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). The Company of American Dance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aec9dc30-3433-0131-750d-3c075448cc4b

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The Company of American Dance