Schwestergrüsse [and] Das irdische Leben

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Schwestergrüsse [and] Das irdische Leben
Ross, Donna (Dancer)
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 (Composer)
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911 (Composer)
Bradfield, Shirley A. (Costume designer)
Martin, Frank (Choreographer)
American Contemporary Dance Company (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-11-15
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Schwestergrüsse (approx. 7 min.). Music: Franz Schubert. Perf. by Arden Shelton (soprano) and Alfred Rizzo (pianist). Dancer Donna Ross appears briefly, but the recording focuses on the singer. -- Das irdische Leben (approx. 4 min.). Choreography: Frank Martin. Music: Gustav Mahler. Dance costume: Shirley Fields. Perf. by Donna Ross (dancer), Shelton (soprano), and Rizzo (pianist).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-8057
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Merkin Concert Hall, New York, on November 15, 1988.
Performers: Performed by the American Contemporary Dance Company.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (10 min., 57 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Excerpts from a program titled Movement - Music - Voice. Other works on this performance appear on *MGZIC 9-3915 Regal airs: excerpt [and] Artiste, *MGZIC 9-3936 Träume [and] Esperanzas, and *MGZIC 9-2610 Opus 22 ("Der Zwerg") [and] Absent moon.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936049053-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175161
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2c0bc480-b3d7-0138-5ade-0067edafe3ea
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  • 1988: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Schwestergrüsse [and] Das irdische Leben" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Schwestergrüsse [and] Das irdische Leben" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 18, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Schwestergrüsse [and] Das irdische Leben Retrieved from

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Schwestergrüsse [and] Das irdische Leben