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Dance for six ; [and] The spirit of Denishawn [excerpts]

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Dance for six ; [and] The spirit of Denishawn [excerpts]
Additional title: Dance for six (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Additional title: Gnossienne, no 1 (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Sonata pathétique (Choreographic work : St. Denis and Humphrey)
Additional title: Bach's inventions (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Liebestraum (Choreographic work : St Denis)
Additional title: Japanese spear dance (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Spirit of Denishawn (Choreographic work : Pinska)
Moretton, Lonné (Dancer)
Colahan, Nancy (Dancer)
Soleau, William (Dancer)
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 (Composer)
Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979 (Choreographer)
Pinska, Klarna (Restager)
Schlenck, John (Dancer)
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (Composer)
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Horst, Louis (Composer)
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 (Composer)
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)
Joyce Trisler Danscompany (Performer)

Joyce Trisler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Table of Contents
Dance for six. Choreography: Joyce Trisler. Music: Vivaldi. -- The spirit of Denishawn. Staged by Klarna Pinska. Excerpts include: Single and double scarf technique; music: Satie; performed by John Schlenck. Gnossienne; choreography: Ted Shawn; music: Satie; performed by Lonné Moretton. Sonata pathétique; choreography: Ruth St. Denis and Doris Humphrey; music: Beethoven. Bach; choreography: Ted Shawn; music: J.S. Bach. Liebestraum; choreography: St. Denis; music: Liszt; performed by Nancy Colahan. Spear dance Japonesque; choreography: Shawn; music: Horst; performed by William Soleau. Soaring; choreography: St. Denis and Humphrey; music; Schumann.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7280
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-186 (former)
Festival of Two Worlds
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Performers: Performed by the Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
Venue: Taped in performance at the Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy, in 1979.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (50 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY817023257-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159220
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3257b0c0-7b91-0135-3283-5fe54f85f1f8
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance for six ; [and] The spirit of Denishawn [excerpts]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3493e7f9-d204-4f53-9acc-364d81418bdd

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance for six ; [and] The spirit of Denishawn [excerpts]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3493e7f9-d204-4f53-9acc-364d81418bdd

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Dance for six ; [and] The spirit of Denishawn [excerpts] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3493e7f9-d204-4f53-9acc-364d81418bdd

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Dance for six ; [and] The spirit of Denishawn [excerpts]