Dance in revolutionAdditional title: Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Turocy, Catherine (Choreographer)Turocy, Catherine (Restager)Turocy, Catherine (Narrator)Turocy, Catherine (Dancer)Aldrich, Elizabeth, 1947- (Narrator)Baird, Thomas, (Dancer) (Dancer)Beaman, Patricia (Dancer)Cooper, Miriam (Dancer)DuVal, Elizabeth (Dancer)Epstein, Diane (Dancer)Fittante, Carlos (Dancer)Meshekoff, Luisa (Dancer)Murphy, Hugh (Dancer)Putnam, Todd (Dancer)Richman, James (Conductor)Chiment, Marie Anne (Costume designer)Skow, Marilyn (Costume designer)Isaac, Mr. (Choreographer)Feuillet, Raoul-Auger, 1659 or 1660-1710 (Choreographer)Lully, Jean-Baptiste, 1632-1687 (Composer)Pécourt, Guillaume Louis, 1653-1729 (Choreographer)Labbé, (Anthony), Mr. (Choreographer)New York Baroque Dance Company (Performer)Concert Royal (Musical group : U.S.) (Musician)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1989-03-03
Table of ContentsReel 1. Ballroom dances from the first quarter of the 18th century: Minuet / choreography, Pierre Rameau ; music, Handel (from the opera Alcina) ; danced by Luisa Meshekoff and Hugh Murphy.The Richmond (hornpipe) / choreography, Mr. Isaac ; danced by Diane Epstein and Thomas Baird.Gasconne (contredanse) / choreography, Feuillet ; danced by Miriam Cooper, Elizabeth DuVal, Diane Epstein, Luisa Meshekoff, Thomas Baird, Carlos Fittante, Hugh Murphy, and Todd Putnam.Theatrical dances from the first half of the 18th century: Chaconne de Phaéton / choreography, Louis Pécourt ; music, Lully (from the opera Phaéton) ; danced by Miriam Cooper.Entrée d'Apollon / music, Lully (from Le triomphe de l'amour) ; danced by Thomas Baird.Chaconne de Galathée / choreography, L'Abbé ; music, Lully (from the opera Acis et Galathée) ; danced by Luisa Meshekoff and Hugh Murphy.Excerpt from the ballet Le peintre amoureux de son modèle / music, Ferrere ; danced by Thomas Baird (the painter), Catherine Turocy (his wife), Miriam Cooper (the model), and Diane Epstein (servant).Reel 2. Ballroom dances of the 1790's: Le menuet / danced by Patricia Beaman and Hugh Murphy.La valse / danced by Miriam Cooper and Hugh Murphy.La nouvelle rose / danced by Patricia Beaman, Catherine Turocy, Thomas Baird, and Hugh Murphy.L'union [and] La belle Iris / danced by Patricia Beaman, Miriam Cooper, Elizabeth DuVal, Catherine Turocy, Thomas Baird, Carlos Fittante, Hugh Murphy, and Todd Putnam.Presentational dances of the last quarter of the 18th century: The sailor's hornpipe / danced by Thomas Baird.The Scottish reel / danced by Patricia Beaman, Miriam Cooper, Elizabeth DuVal, Catherine Turocy, Thomas Baird, Carlos Fittante, Hugh Murphy, and Todd Putnam.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2194Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1895 (former)
TopicsMinuet (Dance)Chaconne (Dance)Waltz (Dance)Hornpipe (Dance)Country-dances (Music)Dance -- France -- 18th century
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesLectures
NotesStatement of responsibility: [presented by] the New York Baroque Dance Company and Concert Royal.Recording made possible by the New York Baroque Dance Company and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Choreography/reconstruction, Catherine Turocy and Elizabeth Aldrich (guest choreographer) ; costumes (pre-1790), Marie Anne Chiment and Marilyn [listed on frame as Marie] Skow ; costumes (1790's) loaned by the Court Dance Company.Performers: Danced by the New York Baroque Dance Company: Catherine Turocy (artistic director), Thomas Baird, Patricia Beaman, Miriam Cooper, Elizabeth DuVal, Diane Epstein, Carlos Fittante, Luisa Meshekoff, Hugh Murphy, and Todd Putnam.Performers: Music performed by Concert Royal: James Richman (harpsichord, artistic director), Diane Bruce (Baroque violin), Carla Moore (Baroque violin), David Cerutti (Baroque viola), and Christine Gummere (Baroque cello).Performers: Narrators: Catherine Turocy and Elizabeth Aldrich.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library at Lincoln Center, on March 3, 1989, by Carol Ruthberg; camera, Richard Conners.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (80 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionLecture-demonstration on social and theatrical dances of the 18th century.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY896034318-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167693Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 44e27b10-4b50-0133-a696-60f81dd2b63c
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