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Percussion for six
Additional title: Percussion for six men (Choreographic work : Nebrada)
Poole, Dennis (Dancer)
Scalice, Kenneth (Dancer)
Aponte, Christopher (Dancer)
Stevenson, Ben, 1937- (Dancer)
Wilson, Zane (Dancer)
Peterson, Kirk (Dancer)
Nebrada, Vicente (Choreographer)
Gurst, Lee (Composer)
Niebeling, Hugo (Director)
Harkness Ballet (Dancer)
Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH (Production company)
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Production company)
Österreichischer Rundfunk (Production company)

Harkness Foundation Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1974
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9960
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6233 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: Unitel, ZDF, ORF ; [directed by] Hugo Niebeling ; choreography by Vicente Nebrada ; music by Lee Gurst.
Performers: Danced by members of the Harkness Ballet: Dennis Poole, Kenneth Scalice, Chris Aponte, Ben Stevenson, Zane Wilson, Kirk Peterson.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Language: Credits in English and German.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (22 min.) : sound, color ; 35 mm
Cinedance version of Percussion for six men, a work first presented onstage in 1974.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14603632
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3790a550-8cf1-0135-b0f0-392bb46227d4
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Percussion for six" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Percussion for six" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 4, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). Percussion for six Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Percussion for six