Trying Times, 1982-12-17

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Trying Times, 1982-12-17
Additional title: David Gordon archive
Additional title: Trying times (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Author)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)
Boothe, Power (Designer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Bogursky, Jefferson (Videographer)
Setterfield, Valda (Performer)
Eschelbach, Susan (Performer)
Hoeffel, Margaret (Performer)
Marshall, Keith (Performer)
Thompson, Paul (Australian landscape architect, contemporary) (Performer)
Martin, Nina (Performer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Performer)
Capps, David (Performer)
Matson, Melissa (Performer)
Moore, Rhoda (Performer)
Sexton, Lucy (Performer)
Wolfe, David (Performer)

David Gordon Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1982-12-17
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3846
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Written and Constructed by David Gordon ; Music, Apollo/Stravinsky ; Visual Devices by Power Boothe ; Lighting Design, Phil Sandström ; Recorded by Video D ; Camera, Jefferson Bogursky.
Performers: With Valda Setterfield, Susan Eschelbach, Margaret Hoeffel, Keith Marshall, Paul Thompson, Nina Martin, David Gordon and David Capps, Melissa Matson, Rhonda Moore, Lucy Sexton, David Wolfe.
Venue: Recorded December 17, 1982 Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY.
Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co. 2014.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassette (Betamax II) (37 min.) ; sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 898029987
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20495516
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eeded0f0-66a8-0132-5cdf-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Trying Times, 1982-12-17" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Trying Times, 1982-12-17" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 22, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1982). Trying Times, 1982-12-17 Retrieved from

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Trying Times, 1982-12-17