The world of José LimónAdditional title: The dance theater of José LimónAdditional title: Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)Additional title: Missa brevis (Choreographic work : Limón)
NamesLimón, 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)
Dance in America Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1964 (Approximate)Place: U.S.Publisher: National Educational Television
Table of ContentsLament 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7478Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4226 (former)
GenresTelevision programsTelevised danceFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (58 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionThree 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 ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F734NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13525102Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1f144920-7bae-0135-e395-479d6833763e
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