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Scenario for a limited nuclear war

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Title
Scenario for a limited nuclear war
Names
Packer, Myrna (Dancer)
Bridgman, Art (Dancer)
Farlow, Lesley (Speaker)
Feldman, David (Lighting designer)
Ferrucci, Frank (Composer)
Freelander, David (Costume designer)
Cooder, Ry (Composer)
Eno, Brian, 1948- (Composer)
Byrne, David, 1952- (Composer)
Leroy, A (Composer)
Bogursky, Jefferson (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1982
Table of Contents
Reel 1. For Floricica [spelled Florica on frame] (ca. 13 min.) / music, traditional, Frank Ferrucci ; costumes, David Freelander. Solitaire (1981) (ca. 12 min.) / music, the Bothy Band, Bulgarian women's choir, Andy Statman ; costumes, David Freelander. Reel 2. Conversation 1 (premiere) (ca. 10 min.) / music, Ry Cooder ; danced by Myrna Packer. Conversation 2 (premiere) (ca. 10 min.) / music, Brian Eno, David Byrne ; danced by Art Bridgman. Scenario for a limited nuclear war (1982) (ca. 17 min.) / music, the Crew Cuts, Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans, Fats Domino, Elvis Presley ; source material, Newsweek, New York Times, Boston Globe, Physicians for Social Responsibility, recorded by A. Leroy ; voices, Lesley Farlow, John Wilkins.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8513
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6118 (former)
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Politics in art
Dance
For Floricica (Choreographic work : Bridgman and Packer)
Conversation I (Choreographic work : Bridgman and Packer)
Conversation II (Choreographic work : Bridgman and Packer)
Scenario for a limited nuclear war (Choreographic work : Bridgman and Packer)
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; choreography and performance by Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer.
Venue: Videotaped onstage at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Fall Events, on October 25, 1982, by Video D Studios ; camera, Jefferson Bogursky.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (64 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F897
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430936
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee6253d0-84f1-0135-99f2-077b83bd9011
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

  • 1982: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Scenario for a limited nuclear war" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/565a69b5-6c5c-4b5d-a1af-adcc4901ef40

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Scenario for a limited nuclear war" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/565a69b5-6c5c-4b5d-a1af-adcc4901ef40

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1982). Scenario for a limited nuclear war Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/565a69b5-6c5c-4b5d-a1af-adcc4901ef40

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Scenario for a limited nuclear war