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Title
An afternoon of Mexican dance: lecture/demonstration/screening
Additional title: Eioua (Choreographic work : Contreras)
Additional title: Imágenes del quinto sol (Choreographic work : Contreras)
Additional title: Huapango (Choreographic work : Contreras)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Contreras, Gloria (Speaker)
Correa, Marcela (Dancer)
Pally, Alan J. (Producer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Ibarra, Federico (Composer)
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911 (Composer)
Moncayo, José Pablo, 1912-1958 (Composer)
Stamatiades, Kléomenes (Designer)
Cuervo, José (Costume designer)
Taller Coreográfico de la UNAM (Performer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Contreras, Gloria (Dancer)
Contreras, Gloria (Speaker)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995-03-10
Table of Contents
Video excerpts: The rite of spring / music, Igor Stravinsky ; scenery, Sabino Gainza -- Eioua / music, Guillaume de Machaut ; danced by Gloria Contreras and others -- Romeo and Juliet / music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky -- Images of the fifth sun / music, Federico Ibarra ; scenery, Kléomenes Stamatiades ; costumes, José Cuervo -- Dances for the dead children / music, Gustav Mahler -- Huapango / music, J.P. Moncayo.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8736
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4925 (former)
Topics
Balanchine, George
Ballet -- Mexico
Modern dance -- Mexico
Choreographers -- Mexico
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Lectures
Notes
Creation/production credits: presented by The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as part of the series Performing Arts of Mexico ; series producer, Alan J. Pally ; presented by Gloria Contreras, assisted by Marcela Correa.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Gloria Contreras, The New York Public Library's Office of Public Programs, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Choreography, Gloria Contreras.
Performers: Danced onstage by Marcela Correa.
Performers: Danced on video by members of the Taller Coreográfico de la UNAM [Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México].
Venue: Videotaped at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on March 10, 1995, by Penny Ward.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (114 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Gloria Contreras, general and artistic director of the Taller Coreográfico de la UNAM, discusses how she became a choreographer, and recalls the guidance given her by George Balanchine when she worked with the New York City Ballet. She introduces excerpts from her works, which are danced onstage by Marcela Correa or shown on video.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F302
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12521831
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae6bfe80-90e1-0135-8435-5da6e771931a
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1995: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An afternoon of Mexican dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d7dddf00-b6ab-4fb3-9138-32fca6f7f8b5

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An afternoon of Mexican dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d7dddf00-b6ab-4fb3-9138-32fca6f7f8b5

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1995). An afternoon of Mexican dance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d7dddf00-b6ab-4fb3-9138-32fca6f7f8b5

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An afternoon of Mexican dance