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Title
Doris Humphrey celebration
Additional title: Air for the G string (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Water study (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Two ecstatic themes (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Day on earth (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Beethoven duet (Choreographic work : Lewis after Limón)
Additional title: Pleasures of counterpoint (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Passacaglia and fugue in C minor (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Names
Carter, William, 1936-1988 (Dancer)
Sorkin, Naomi (Dancer)
Maxwell, Carla (Dancer)
Kahn, Hannah (Dancer)
Weksler, Teri (Dancer)
May, Jim, 1944- (Dancer)
Lawrence, Pauline (Costume designer)
Schurman, Nona (Restager)
Schlenck, John, 1936- (Composer)
Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich, 1880-1951 (Composer)
Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973 (Composer)
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Lewis, Daniel, 1944- (Choreographer)
Limón, José (Choreographer)
Colman, John (Composer)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)
Stodelle, Ernestine (Director)
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991 (Restager)
Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)
José Limón Dance Company (Performer)
Daniel Lewis Dance Repertory Company (Performer)
Dance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
Schlenck, John, 1936- (Instrumentalist)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Dancer)
Stodelle, Ernestine (Restager)
Stodelle, Ernestine (Dancer)
Collection

Dance Notation Bureau Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-09-25
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Reel 1. Air for the G string (1934 film) Music: J. S. Bach; costumes: Pauline Lawrence; performed by: Doris Humphrey, Cleo Atheneos, Dorothy Lathrop, Hyla Rubin, and Ernestine Henoch Stodelle. Water study. Reconstruction: Ernestine Stodelle and Eleanor King; costumes: after Pauline Lawrence; performed by the 50th Anniversary Ensemble. Fall and recovery (technique demonstration) arranged by Nona Schurman; music composed and performed by John Schlenck; demonstrated by members of the Theatre Dance Ensemble. Two ecstatic themes. Music: N. Medtner and G. F. Malipiero; costumes after Pauline Lawrence; danced by Carla Maxwell. Day on earth. Music: Aaron Copland; costumes: Pauline Lawrence; performed by members of the Daniel Lewis Dance Repertory Company: Jim May, Hannah Kahn, Teri Weksler, with Jessica May. - Reel 2. Conclusion of Day on earth. Beethoven duet. Choreography: Daniel Lewis after José Limón; music: Ludwig van Beethoven (Piano sonata #3, op. 2, 4th movement); costumes: A. Christina Giannini; performed by Naomi Sorkin and William Carter. The pleasures of counterpoint. Recreated with further choreographic development of Doris Humphrey's themes by Ernestine Stodelle; music: John Colman (1978); costumes: Pauline Lawrence; performed by the 50th Anniversary Ensemble. Passacaglia and fugue in C minor. Music: J. S. Bach; costumes after Pauline Lawrence; performed by the José Limón Dance Company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8932
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1273 (former)
Topics
Concerts
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Presented by the Dance Notation Bureau. Videotaped in performance Sept. 25, 1978 at the Roundabout Theatre, New York. A concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of the creation of Doris Humphrey's company and school in collaboration with Charles Weidman. Artistic coordinator: Ernestine Stodelle. Choreography: Doris Humphrey with the exception of Beethoven duet.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (92 min.) :sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896014873-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167233
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b03fc020-795b-0135-513e-5fb65e4ad392
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1936: Creator Born
  • 1978: Created
  • 1988: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Doris Humphrey celebration" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/305b4e01-fc86-4405-9802-aa71aef69a23

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Doris Humphrey celebration" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/305b4e01-fc86-4405-9802-aa71aef69a23

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Doris Humphrey celebration Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/305b4e01-fc86-4405-9802-aa71aef69a23

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Doris Humphrey celebration