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Title
Spiral of life: Dances of Isadora Duncan
Names
DeFina, Pamela
Levien, Julia (Restager)
Stetson, Barbara (Videographer)
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787 (Composer)
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1984
Table of Contents
Marche funèbre / middle section and Presto choreographed by Pamela Defina, with direction and approval by Maria Theresa ; music, Chopin -- Dance of the blessed spirits / choreography by Isadora Duncan as taught by Julia Levien ; music, Gluck -- Revolutionary etude / music, Scriabin -- Mother etude / music, Scriabin -- Bacchanale / music, Gluck -- Air gai / music, Gluck -- Priestess / music, Gluck -- Les funérailles / choreography by Isadora Duncan as taught by Maria Theresa ; cape manipulations choreographed by Pamela DeFina ; music, Liszt -- Prelude / music, Chopin.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7857
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-992 (former)
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Video
Notes
Creation/production credits: Choreography, Isadora Duncan as taught by Maria Theresa, unless indicated in contents notes below ; costumes, Holley Lueders.
Performers: Performed by Pamela DeFina.
Venue: Taped by Barbara Stetson at St. Bartholomew's Church, New York City, April 1984.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (60 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867019385-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162570
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 497523e0-8c0b-0135-eb59-11439d82df3c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1984: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Spiral of life: Dances of Isadora Duncan" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/11707d3d-7088-477d-9af0-f58cb411de2c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Spiral of life: Dances of Isadora Duncan" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2017. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/11707d3d-7088-477d-9af0-f58cb411de2c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Spiral of life: Dances of Isadora Duncan Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/11707d3d-7088-477d-9af0-f58cb411de2c

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Spiral of life: Dances of Isadora Duncan