Conversations about the dance

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Title
Conversations about the dance
Additional title: Conversations about the dance (Choreographic work)
Additional title: Rodeo (Choreographic work : De Mille)
Names
De Lappe, Gemze (Dancer)
De Mille, Agnes (Choreographer)
Collection

Agnes de Mille Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1979 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 30 min.). Taglioni / danced by Elaine Bauer or Linda di Bona (?) -- The three Graces / choreography, Isadora Duncan ; danced by Gemze de Lappe and two women -- [Duncan duet] / danced by Gemze de Lappe and a woman -- Slip jig / danced by Jeremy Blanton (?) -- Graham basic exercises / demonstrated by Tara Mitton (?) -- Rigaudon [listed as Camargo] / danced by Elaine Bauer or Linda di Bona (?) -- Ballet pas de deux -- Oklahoma!: pas de deux / danced by Gemze de Lappe and partner -- Paint your wagon: love scene / danced by Gemze de Lappe and partner.
Reel 2 (ca. 22 min.). Dramatic exercises [listed as Pantomimes] -- Exercises -- Running suspension -- Step stately, an English country dance / danced by three couples -- Square dance / danced by four couples -- Galliard / danced by three couples -- Volta / danced by three couples -- Minuet / danced by a couple -- Waltz / danced by six couples -- Rodeo: excerpt / danced by six men -- Tap dance / danced by three men.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-8437
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4967 (former)
Topics
Jig (Dance)
Rigaudon (Dance)
Galliard (Dance)
Volta (Dance)
Minuet (Dance)
Waltz (Dance)
Tap dancing
Pas de deux
Rehearsals
Genres
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: Original tapes accompanied by handwritten list of contents.
Creation/production credits: Choreography, Agnes de Mille (unless otherwise noted).
Performers: Danced by Agnes de Mille's Heritage Dance Theatre.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes with piano accompaniment.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (56 min., 43 sec.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
Rehearsal of dance sections from Agnes de Mille's lecture-demonstration Conversations about the dance, an overview of dance in the United States. Contains some repetitions and false starts.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F4
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12801565
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67e6f350-6933-0137-6a5a-65ec4fc3f83e
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Item timeline of events

  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Conversations about the dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1979. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6b6a4c9-1610-4f03-b958-b09f3a973ef8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Conversations about the dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6b6a4c9-1610-4f03-b958-b09f3a973ef8

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1979). Conversations about the dance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6b6a4c9-1610-4f03-b958-b09f3a973ef8

Wikipedia Citation

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Conversations about the dance