Poems, proverbs, prayersAdditional title: Poem: from Song of songs (Choreographic work : Sokolow)Additional title: Rachel (Choreographic work : Giudice, Ross and Zall)Additional title: Proverbs (Choreographic work : Dudley)Additional title: Kaddisch (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Narrator)Zall, Deborah (Choreographer)Giudice, John (Choreographer)Sokolow, Anna (Choreographer)Dudley, Jane (Choreographer)Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959 (Composer)Steeber, James (Composer)Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 (Composer)Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)Korff, William (Designer)Effron, Edward (Lighting designer)Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)Diamond, Dennis (Director)Ramsay, Andrew (Videographer)Classic Contemporary Dance Heritage, Ltd (Production company)Video D Studios (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Choreographer)Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Dancer)Zall, Deborah (Dancer)Giudice, John (Dancer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1994
Table of ContentsPoem: from Song of songs (ca. 4 min.) / choreography, Anna Sokolow ; music, Ernest Bloch ; costume, A. Christina Giannini ; performed by Deborah Zall -- Noah (ca. 17 min.) / words from the play Noah by Audre Obey ; Noah performed by Bertram Ross ; the sections of the work are Before the flood and After the flood -- Rachel (ca. 25 min.) / conceived by Deborah Zall in memory of her father ; choreography, collaboration between Ross, Zall, and John Giudice ; original music, James Steeber ; costumes, Giannini ; performed by Ross, Zall, and Giudice ; pianist, Steeber -- Kaddish (ca. 5 min.) / choreography, Sokolow ; music, Maurice Ravel ; costume, Giannini ; performed by Zall -- Proverbs (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Jane Dudley ; music, klezmer ; design and costume, William Korff ; performed by Zall (dancer) and Ross (dancer/narrator).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2333
TopicsBiblical characters in dance
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: produced by Classic Contemporary Dance Heritage, Ltd. ; performed by Bertram Ross, Deborah Zall, and John Giudice.Creation/production credits: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Bertram Ross, Deborah Zall, John Giudice, and the Classic Contemporary Dance Heritage, Ltd., and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, New York, on September 18, 1994, by Video D Studios Inc., Dennis Diamond, director/camera, and Andrew Ramsay, camera.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (76 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionDance/theater concert dedicated to Estelle Sommers.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F140NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176424Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0c892530-871b-0138-d8d4-07d6c6ccb651
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