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Title
The world of José Limón
Additional title: The dance theater of José Limón
Additional title: Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Additional title: Missa brevis (Choreographic work : Limón)
Names
Limón, José (Choreographer)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)
Ide, Letitia (Dancer)
Jones, Betty, 1926- (Dancer)
Koner, Pauline (Dancer)
Hoving, Lucas (Dancer)
Lloyd, Norman, 1909-1980 (Composer)
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936 (Author)
Strate, Walter (Cinematographer)
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 (Composer)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Lawrence, Pauline (Costume designer)
Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967 (Composer)
Lee, Ming Cho (Set designer)
Lee, Ming Cho (Costume designer)
Sadoff, Simon (Conductor)
Dubin, Charles (Director)
Venza, Jac (Producer)
Kassel, Virginia (Producer)
American Dance Theater (Company) (Associated name)
National Educational Television and Radio Center (Producer)
Limón, José (Dancer)
Collection

Dance in America Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1964 (Approximate)
Place: U.S.
Publisher: National Educational Television
Table of Contents
Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías / from a film by Walter Strate ; choreography, Doris Humphrey ; music, Norman Lloyd ; text, Federico García Lorca ; performed by José Limón, Letitia Ide, and Ellen Love.
The moor's pavane / choreography, José Limón ; music, Henry Purcell ; scenario based on William Shakespeare's play Othello ; costumes, Pauline Lawrence ; danced by José Limón (Othello), Betty Jones (Desdemona), Pauline Koner (Emilia), and Lucas Hoving (Iago).
Missa brevis / choreography, José Limón ; music, Zoltán Kodály ; design, Ming Cho Lee ; danced by José Limon with the American Dance Theater ; music recorded by the Chancel Choir of the National Presbyterian Church, George Manos, choirmaster and organist.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7478
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4226 (former)
Topics
Dance
Genres
Television programs
Televised dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: NET ; directed by Charles S. Dubin ; produced by Jac Venza.
Content: Title on end credits: The dance theater of José Limón.
Creation/production credits: Associate producer, Virginia Kassel ; written by Linda Gottlieb ; music director, Simon Sadoff.
Venue: Telecast on the program NET Festival.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (58 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Description
Three modern dance works performed and/or choreographed by José Limón, preceded by an introduction portraying him in action as performer, choreographer, teacher, and recently appointed artistic director of the American Dance Theater.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F734
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13525102
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1f144920-7bae-0135-e395-479d6833763e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1964: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The world of José Limón" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1964. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f609b6ea-486c-4eed-93b7-d7f73dd94f11

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The world of José Limón" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f609b6ea-486c-4eed-93b7-d7f73dd94f11

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1964). The world of José Limón Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f609b6ea-486c-4eed-93b7-d7f73dd94f11

Wikipedia Citation

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The world of José Limón