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Additional title: Shadows (Choreographic work : Nebrada)
Nebrada, Vicente (Choreographer)
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (Composer)
Harkness Ballet (Dancer)
Harkness, Rebekah West, d. 1982 (Donor)

Harkness Foundation Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1973
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9748
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4824 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from information provided by donor.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, at Harkness House for Ballet Arts, New York, on October 13, 1973.
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 (30 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Rehearsal for a ballet given its premiere in April 1974. For a recording made at an earlier stage of rehearsals, see *MGZIC 9-4817 Shadows. The October recording includes some additional choreography, notably the entrance of four men after the male solo, and a closing ensemble dance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12397139
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a84ff710-8763-0135-dd1d-015c5d41ddb8
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1973: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Shadows" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Shadows" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 5, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973). Shadows Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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