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Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9648
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4877 (former)
Alum, Manuel
Westergard, Lance
Lombardi, Joan
Manuel Alum Dance Company
Deadlines (Choreographic work : Alum)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the Manuel Alum Dance Company ; choreography by Manuel Alum ; music by J.S. Bach.
Content: Title from original container.
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal in practice clothes, in New York (?), on November 21, 1973.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (29 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Rehearsal in preparation for the company's performances at BAMspace, Brooklyn Academy of Music, in November and December 1973. The footage includes a complete run-through of the three-movement work, led by Lance Westergard (soloist, first movement) and Manuel Alum (soloist, second movement), followed by repetitions of the first and second movements only, with Joan Lombardi (?) as soloist in the first movement. The choreography, which was intended to be viewed from three sides at BAMspace, is photographed from a position at stage right.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392900
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c931cf20-7aee-0135-81ff-0d1ac6b73965
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1973: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Deadlines" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Deadlines" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973). Deadlines Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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