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Steps in the street

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Title
Steps in the street
Additional title: Chronicle (Choreographic work : Graham)
Additional title: Steps in the street (Choreographic work : Graham)
Names
Fischer, Barry, 1953- (Producer)
Gill, Alice (Dancer)
Shurr, Gertrude (Commentator)
Graham, Martha (Choreographer)
Fischer, Barry, 1953- (Restager)
Fischer, Barry, 1953- (Speaker)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985-09-20
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Lecture-demonstration presented on Sept. 20, 1985, at New York University, Education Theater, New York. Lecturer: Barry Fischer. The four demonstrations include: Examples of early 1930s dance movement and exercises conceived from original exercises by Martha Graham. - "Spectre - 1914" (Drums - Red shroud - Lament). Choreography: Graham, reconstructed by Fischer; lighting: Paul Lauren. Performed by Alice Gill. - "Steps in the street" [a section of Graham's dance suite Chronicle]. Silent version, performed in tee-shirts. Choreography: Graham, reconstructed by Fischer. Performed by Alice Gill, with Janice Bailey, Jennifer Corrie, Jeanette Davis, Elinor DiPalma, Janet May Franco, Lynn Frielinghaus, Nancy Lushington, Lisa Kevis, Osnat Ringart, and Amy Wildman. - "Steps in the street." Choreography: Graham, reconstructed by Fischer; original music: David Sanders; costume reconstruction: Barry Fischer; lighting: Paul Lauren. Performed by same cast as above. - In addition to the lecture-demonstration, the tape includes: Commentary by Gertrude Shurr, a former Graham dancer. - "Steps in the street" (close-up version in rehearsal). Performed onstage in costume, probably by same cast as above.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1384
Topics
Graham, Martha
Modern dance -- Technique
Choreography
Reconstructions
Genres
Lectures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: A dance presentation by Barry Fischer in partial fulfillment of his D.Ed. degree. Based on his written dissertation, entitled Reconstruction of "Steps in the street" and 1930s Graham technique: Evolving principles for reconstructing dances from videotape.
Creation/production credits: Producer/reconstructionist: Barry Fischer. Lighting: Paul Lauren. Videographers: Video Jello. Photographer: Aston Hugh.
Date: Copyright date: 1986.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167892
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d9f7230-0826-0131-ca5d-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1985: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Steps in the street" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bbb57480-0379-0131-94d7-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Steps in the street" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bbb57480-0379-0131-94d7-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Steps in the street Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bbb57480-0379-0131-94d7-3c075448cc4b

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Steps in the street