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They Called Her Moses
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directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988; choreographed by Donald McKayle, 1930-; produced by John McGiffert, fl. 1960; performed by Miriam Burton, 1927-1991, Jacqueline Walcott, fl. 1950-1960, Robert Powell, 1941-1977, Sylvia Waters, 1940-, Arthur Mitchell, 1934-, Kathleen Stanford, 1921-2010, Donald McKayle, 1930- and Carmen De Lavallade, 1931- (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 28 mins
This performance, produced by Aviva Films, contains early dances by the eminent African-American choreographer Donald McKayle.
directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988; choreographed by Donald McKayle, 1930-; produced by John McGiffert, fl. 1960; performed by Miriam Burton, 1927-1991, Jacqueline Walcott, fl. 1950-1960, Robert Powell, 1941-1977, Sylvia Waters, 1940-, Arthur Mitchell, 1934-, Kathleen Stanford, 1921-2010, Donald McKayle, 1930- and Carmen De Lavallade, 1931- (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 28 mins
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TV Rerun
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 5 mins
Two half-hour programs featuring Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this two-part program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. An "video event" the program is comprised of excerpts from: "Winterbranch", "Second...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 5 mins
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Yuriko, Creation of a Dance
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choreographed by Yuriko Kikuchi, 1920- (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 25 mins
Choreographer-dancer Yuriko performs her own work and demonstrates a dance in the process of being created. With dancers Buzz Miller, James Gardner, Bertram Ross, Ethel Winter; pianist Eugene Lester and singer Anita Ellis. Works include Yuriko's "The Fool's Tale" and a scene from Yuriko's "The Ghost" derived from...
choreographed by Yuriko Kikuchi, 1920- (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 25 mins
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Camera Three: A Video Event
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 59 mins
Two half-hour programs featuring Cunningham and his Company. A marriage of choreography and video techniques occurs in this two-part program on Merce Cunningham and his dance company. Cunningham makes use of multiple screen images. An "video event" the program is comprised of excerpts from: "Winterbranch", "Second...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009; designed by Jim Ryan, fl. 1974, Ralph Holmes, fl. 1977; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Merce Cunningham Trust, 1974), 59 mins
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Honi Coles & Cholly Atkins: Over the Top to Bebop
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performed by Charles Coles, 1911-1922 and Charles Atkins, 1913-2003 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
Master tap dancers Honi Coles and Cholly Atkins demonstrate favorite tap steps and routines from the time of World War One ("Over the Top and Through the Trenches") to the mid-sixties ("Bebop"). Music is provided by a small combo. Includes incisive perspectives on tap as the dancers talk with dance authority Marsh...
performed by Charles Coles, 1911-1922 and Charles Atkins, 1913-2003 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
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Jose Limon and Dance Company
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choreographed by Doris Humphrey, 1895-1958; performed by José Limón, 1908-1962 and Simon Sadoff, Jose Limón Dance Company (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 27 mins
Jose Limon and his company of dancers perform dances choreographed by Doris Humphrey and himself. Includes six dances and Limon talking about his work. His company of dancers: Ruth Currier, Lucas Hoving, & Betty Jones. Dances include: "Day on Earth" -- choreography by Doris Humphrey. Music by Aaron Copland. "Lamen...
choreographed by Doris Humphrey, 1895-1958; performed by José Limón, 1908-1962 and Simon Sadoff, Jose Limón Dance Company (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 27 mins
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Junior Class: Classical Ballet
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produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 14 mins
Pupils at the High School of Performing Arts in New York City are seen training in ballet class and in modern dance class with teachers explaining step by step. One boy and nineteen girls perform "Danza" choreographed by David Wood (who is also a modern dance teacher). 1961.
produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 14 mins
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Lamb of God
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composed by Ralph Gilbert; choreographed by Iris Mabry; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Iris Mabry and James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 7 mins
Solo dance performance by dancer-choreographer Iris Mabry. Her idiosyncratic dances express her views of the relationship among dance movement, emotion, and music. She comes to dance as a philosophy major at Smith College, and is articulate about her intentions regarding economy of movement, the difference between...
composed by Ralph Gilbert; choreographed by Iris Mabry; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Iris Mabry and James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 7 mins
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Reading of First Century Sanskrit Poetry by Chouras
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; designed by Hugh Raisky, fl. 1962, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963; performed by Paul Stevens, fl. 1962 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 26 mins
Pearl Lang and Francisco Moncion perform dances to a reading of first century Sanskrit poetry by the Brahman writer Chouras. Music by Alan Hovhaness. The poems were written when the poet was in prison awaiting execution -- in them he recalls his youth.
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; designed by Hugh Raisky, fl. 1962, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963; performed by Paul Stevens, fl. 1962 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 26 mins
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Segments from
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conducted by Emanuel Vardi; performed by Bryarly Lee, 1932-1995 and Stephen Joyce, Camera Three Chamber Orchestra (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 20 mins
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." In drama with Bryarl Lee (Juliet) and Stephen Joyce (Romeo); as music with Alice Howland and John McCollum singing Berlioz' setting of key scenes; and as ballet with Nora Kaye and Hugh Laing dancing Anthony Tudor's choreography. Emanuel Vardi conducts an off-stage orchestra.
conducted by Emanuel Vardi; performed by Bryarly Lee, 1932-1995 and Stephen Joyce, Camera Three Chamber Orchestra (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 20 mins
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