To comfort ghosts [and] Flee as a bird

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Title
To comfort ghosts [and] Flee as a bird
Additional title: To comfort ghosts (Choreographic work : Wagoner)
Additional title: Flee as a bird (Choreographic work : Wagoner)
Names
Wagoner, Dan (Choreographer)
Conboy, Timothy (Dancer)
Fitzgerald, Lisa (Dancer)
Jones, Gwyneth, dancer (Dancer)
Norvelle, Joan (Dancer)
Garrett, Janice (Dancer)
James, Randy (Dancer)
Lester, Paul (Dancer)
Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975 (Composer)
Donnelly, Candice (Costume designer)
Long, William Ivey (Costume designer)
Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)
Dan Wagoner and Dancers (Performer)
Wagoner, Dan (Dancer)
Collection

The Dan Wagoner Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-05-06 - 1988-05-07
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: To comfort ghosts (approx. 33 min.). Music: Dmitri Shostakovich (String quartet no. 15). Costumes: William Ivey Long. Danced by Timothy Conboy, Lisa Fitzgerald, Janice Garrett, Randy James, Gwyneth Jones, Paul Lester, Joan Norvelle, and Dan Wagoner. -- Flee as a bird (approx. 22 min.). Music: Doc Cheatham (singer/performer of Let's do it and Flee as a bird/St. James infirmary), Art Hodes and Milt Hilton (Milt jumps), Maxine Sullivan (singer of Miss Otis regrets). Costumes: Candice Donnelly. Danced by Conboy, Fitzgerald, Garrett, James, Jones, Lester, and Norvelle.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7668
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2070 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, on May 6 and 7, 1988 by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (55 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906014105-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168608
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b476ebd0-85c5-0135-e196-3d3b16139e35
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1988: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "To comfort ghosts [and] Flee as a bird" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988 - 1988. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1f5011a1-2935-4a57-bab2-17abc512cd6f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "To comfort ghosts [and] Flee as a bird" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1f5011a1-2935-4a57-bab2-17abc512cd6f

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988 - 1988). To comfort ghosts [and] Flee as a bird Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1f5011a1-2935-4a57-bab2-17abc512cd6f

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To comfort ghosts [and] Flee as a bird