White Oak Dance Project: Past Forward, Montreal, Canada, 2001-10-05Additional title: Scramble (Choreographic work : Forti)Additional title: Huddle (Choreographic work : Forti)Additional title: Chair (Choreographic work : Gordon)Additional title: Matter (Choreographic work : Gordon)Additional title: Satisfyin lover (Choreographic work : Paxton)Additional title: Flat (Choreographic work : Paxton)Additional title: Whizz (Choreographic work : Hay)Additional title: Talking solo (Choreographic work : Rainer)Additional title: Chair/pillow (Choreographic work : Rainer)Additional title: Trio A (Choreographic work : Rainer)Additional title: Homemade (Choreographic work : Brown)Additional title: Foray forêt (Choreographic work : Brown)Additional title: Carnation (Choreographic work : Childs)Additional title: Concerto (Choreographic work : Childs)
NamesBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Narrator)Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Aedo, Raquel (Dancer)Coates, Emily (Dancer)LeBlanc, Rosalynde (Dancer)Lomeka, Michael (Dancer)Sabado, Keith (Dancer)Forti, Simone (Choreographer)Forti, Simone (Interviewee)Gordon, David, 1936- (Interviewee)Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)Gordon, David, 1936- (Director)Paxton, Steve (Choreographer)Paxton, Steve (Interviewee)Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- (Choreographer)Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- (Interviewee)Hay, Deborah, 1941- (Choreographer)Hay, Deborah, 1941- (Interviewee)Childs, Lucinda (Choreographer)Childs, Lucinda (Interviewee)Brown, Trisha, 1936- (Choreographer)Brown, Trisha, 1936- (Interviewee)Carmines, Al (Interviewee)Dickert, Les (Lighting designer)Brown, Spencer (Lighting designer)Cornwell, Eric (Lighting designer)Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Costume designer)Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Interviewee)Masset, Anne (Costume designer)Lucier, Alvin (Composer)Turner, Tina (Performer)Atlas, Charles (Film producer)White Oak Dance Project (Dancer)Ike and Tina Turner Revue (Performer)
Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2001-10-05
Table of ContentsVolume I: Scramble (Simone Forti, choreographer) -- Chairs (David Gordon, choreographer; John Philip Sousa, composer) -- Satisfyin' Lover (Steve Paxton, choreographer) -- Flat (Steve Paxton, choreographer) -- Talking Solo (Yvonne Rainer, choreographer) -- Whizz (Deborah Hay, choreographer; Alvin Lucier, composer) -- Huddle (Simone Forti, choreographer) -- Chair/Pillow (Yvonne Rainer, choreographer; Les Dickert, lighting designer; Tina Turner, performer) -- Carnation (Lucinda Childs, choreographer; ) -- Foray Forêt (Trisha Brown, choreographer; Spencer Brown, lighting designer; Robert Rauschenberg, costume designer) -- Homemade (Trisha Brown, choreographer) -- Trio A (Yvonne Rainer, choreographer) Volume II: The Matter (David Gordon, choreographer; Ludwig Minkus, composer) -- Concerto (Lucinda Childs, choreographer; Eric Cornwell, lighting designer; Anne Masset, costume designer; Henryk Górecki, composer)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 179
TopicsDanceBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-White Oak Dance ProjectSousa, John Philip, 1854-1932. Stars and stripes foreverMinkus, L., 1826-1917. BayadèreGórecki, Henryk Mikołaj, 1933-2010. Concertos, harpsichord, string orchestra, op. 40
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceMusicInterviewsFilmed interviews
NotesContent: Title and date transcribed from videocassette labels.Content: Audio reverb, echo in Volume I.Content: Poor visual quality in Volume II.Venue: Recorded 2001 October 5. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (VHS) (138 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionMikhail Baryshnikov and White Oak Dance Project perform Past Forward, a retrospective and celebration of Judson Dance. Live works alternate with video sequences created by Charles Atlas and narrated by Baryshnikov. The opening video (in Volume I) depicts a brief history of the Judson via stills and interviews, then each live work is bracketed with a quick description by its choreographer. Public participation is part of the program: local dancers and community members take part in several works. Audio reverb and echo problems in Volume I, poor visual quality in Volume II. The audio issue is most noticeable during the opening film and narration.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20197908Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1a5315e0-e851-0131-4434-3c075448cc4b
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