Bill Obrecht

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Bill Obrecht
Additional title: Ghost notes
Obrecht, Bill (Composer)
Elson, Steve (Musician)
Grossman, Kory (Musician)
Ruyle, Bill (Musician)
Trigg, William (Musician)
Elderkin, Antoinette (Lighting designer)
Manhattan Marimba Quartet (Performer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Presenter)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Obrecht, Bill (Instrumentalist)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-04-15
Table of Contents
1. Subway (premiere) (ca. 12 min.) / work for reeds, brass, percussion ; includes b film. |||| Ghost notes (premiere) (ca. 19 min.) / performed by Bill Obrecht (wind controller), Bill Cammarota (piano). |||| 2. Suite for marimba quartet (1988) (ca. 17 min.) / erroneously dated April 12 on frame ; performed by Manhattan Marimba Quartet: Kory Grossman, James Preiss, Bill Ruyle, William Trigg. |||| March Hare club for men (premiere) (ca. 5 min.) / work for piano, reeds, brass, percussion.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8421
Dance Theater Workshop
Music -- United States -- 20th century
Filmed performances
Content: Program title on accompanying house program: Ghost notes.
Creation/production credits: Lighting, Antoinette Elderkin.
Performers: Musicians: Bill Obrecht with Bill Cammarota (piano), Vincent Chancey (French horn), Steve Elson (saxophone), Pam Fleming (trumpet), Aaron Heich (oboe, saxophone), Dan Levine (trombone).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Bands on the Run series, on April 15, 1991, by Video D Studios.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (53 min. total) : sound, color with black and white sequence ; 3/4 in.
Concert of instrumental music ; no dance content.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430528
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b10b2990-a742-0138-2535-025147d9add0
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bill Obrecht" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bill Obrecht" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Bill Obrecht Retrieved from

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Bill Obrecht