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Title
Times past [and] Nearer to Thee
Additional title: Times past (Choreographic work : Lee)
Additional title: Nearer to Thee (Choreographic work : Lee)
Names
Fortune, Sandra (Dancer)
Berry, April (Dancer)
Hinton, Gregory (Dancer)
Cowan, Leroy (Dancer)
Lee, Keith (Choreographer)
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 (Composer)
Bolcom, William (Arranger)
Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994 (Designer)
Murphy, Gerald, 1888-1964 (Designer)
Capitol Ballet Company (Washington, D.C.) (Performer)
Collection

Keith Lee Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-11
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Times past. Music: Cole Porter, orchestrated by William Bolcom (Within the quota). Scenery: Oliver Smith, after Gerald Murphy's original 1923 designs for Jean Börlin's Within the quota. Featuring David McNaughton (Shoeshine boy), Kathleen Smith (Vamp), Charles Adams (Man on the make), and Michael Lowe (in Alone after the dance) - Nearer to Thee. Music: Spirituals sung by Paul Robeson and Mahalia Jackson. Includes a trio with Leroy Cowan, April Berry, and Sandra Fortune (Nearer my God to Thee) and solos by Sandra Fortune (Deep river, and Precious Lord), April Berry (Trees), and Gregory Hinton (Ole man river)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7724
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-548 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Videotaped in November 1979 during a performance at Lisner Auditorium, Washington, D. C.
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) (43 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867014513-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162458
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa739a00-8122-0135-a595-0b18e31a8b40
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Times past [and] Nearer to Thee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4b7e3a35-36a3-47a5-924c-300097664701

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Times past [and] Nearer to Thee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4b7e3a35-36a3-47a5-924c-300097664701

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Times past [and] Nearer to Thee Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4b7e3a35-36a3-47a5-924c-300097664701

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Times past [and] Nearer to Thee