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Title
Scherzo
Additional title: Scherzo (Choreographic work : Limón)
Names
Orta, Carlos (Dancer)
Maxwell, Carla (Restager)
Limón, José (Choreographer)
Johnson, Hazel (Composer)
José Limón Dance Company (Performer)
Maxwell, Carla (Director)
Collection

Jose Limon Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-06-18 - 1981-06-19
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7240
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3150 (former)
Topics
Dance rehearsals
Maxwell, Carla
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, on June 18-19, 1981.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: José Limón, reconstructed and directed by Carla Maxwell. Music: Hazel Johnson.
Performers: Performed by members of the José Limón Dance Company, led by Carlos Orta.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (31 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
Tape begins with brief excerpts from two solos from Limón's The unsung. Scherzo is then seen twice, probably recorded on different days. After the second repetition, various excerpts from the work are repeated, especially sections of Orta's solo. Carla Maxwell is glimpsed supervising the rehearsal.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926028881-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172146
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1fbf27a0-3cdc-0135-a741-007531c362fb
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Scherzo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981 - 1981. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce26da81-358d-4b86-80a8-4f18fe359fee

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Scherzo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce26da81-358d-4b86-80a8-4f18fe359fee

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981 - 1981). Scherzo Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ce26da81-358d-4b86-80a8-4f18fe359fee

Wikipedia Citation

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Scherzo