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The pleasures of counterpoint
Additional title: Pleasures of counterpoint (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Dance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (Donor)
Stodelle, Ernestine (Restager)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)

Dance Notation Bureau Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-07-17
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3303
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2417 (former)
Filmed performances
Venue: Studio rehearsal in practice clothes, to counts, recorded in New York on July 17, 1978. Recorded twice, the first time in a wide shot, the second in close-up.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Doris Humphrey, recreated by Ernestine Stodelle for a concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of the creation of Humphrey's company and school in collaboration with Charles Weidman.
Performers: Performed by members of the 50th Anniversary Ensemble.
Content: For a recording of this work in performance, see: *MGZIC 9-1273 Doris Humphrey celebration, Cassette 2.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (11 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916010705-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169849
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d9540810-aa05-0133-ce96-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1978: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The pleasures of counterpoint" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The pleasures of counterpoint" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). The pleasures of counterpoint Retrieved from

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The pleasures of counterpoint