Doris Humphrey celebrationAdditional title: Air for the G string (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Water study (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Two ecstatic themes (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Day on earth (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Beethoven duet (Choreographic work : Lewis after Limón)Additional title: Pleasures of counterpoint (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Passacaglia and fugue in C minor (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
NamesCarter, William, 1936-1988 (Dancer)Sorkin, Naomi (Dancer)Maxwell, Carla (Dancer)Kahn, Hannah (Dancer)Weksler, Teri (Dancer)May, Jim, 1944- (Dancer)Lawrence, Pauline (Costume designer)Schurman, Nona (Restager)Schlenck, John, 1936- (Composer)Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich, 1880-1951 (Composer)Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973 (Composer)Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 (Composer)Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)Lewis, Daniel, 1944- (Choreographer)Limón, José (Choreographer)Colman, John (Composer)Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)Stodelle, Ernestine (Director)King, Eleanor, 1906-1991 (Restager)Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)José Limón Dance Company (Performer)Daniel Lewis Dance Repertory Company (Performer)Dance Notation Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)Schlenck, John, 1936- (Instrumentalist)Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Dancer)Stodelle, Ernestine (Restager)Stodelle, Ernestine (Dancer)
Dance Notation Bureau Collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1978-09-25
Table of ContentsCONTENTS. - Reel 1. Air for the G string (1934 film) Music: J. S. Bach; costumes: Pauline Lawrence; performed by: Doris Humphrey, Cleo Atheneos, Dorothy Lathrop, Hyla Rubin, and Ernestine Henoch Stodelle. Water study. Reconstruction: Ernestine Stodelle and Eleanor King; costumes: after Pauline Lawrence; performed by the 50th Anniversary Ensemble. Fall and recovery (technique demonstration) arranged by Nona Schurman; music composed and performed by John Schlenck; demonstrated by members of the Theatre Dance Ensemble. Two ecstatic themes. Music: N. Medtner and G. F. Malipiero; costumes after Pauline Lawrence; danced by Carla Maxwell. Day on earth. Music: Aaron Copland; costumes: Pauline Lawrence; performed by members of the Daniel Lewis Dance Repertory Company: Jim May, Hannah Kahn, Teri Weksler, with Jessica May. - Reel 2. Conclusion of Day on earth. Beethoven duet. Choreography: Daniel Lewis after José Limón; music: Ludwig van Beethoven (Piano sonata #3, op. 2, 4th movement); costumes: A. Christina Giannini; performed by Naomi Sorkin and William Carter. The pleasures of counterpoint. Recreated with further choreographic development of Doris Humphrey's themes by Ernestine Stodelle; music: John Colman (1978); costumes: Pauline Lawrence; performed by the 50th Anniversary Ensemble. Passacaglia and fugue in C minor. Music: J. S. Bach; costumes after Pauline Lawrence; performed by the José Limón Dance Company.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8932Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1273 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesVenue: Presented by the Dance Notation Bureau. Videotaped in performance Sept. 25, 1978 at the Roundabout Theatre, New York. A concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of the creation of Doris Humphrey's company and school in collaboration with Charles Weidman. Artistic coordinator: Ernestine Stodelle. Choreography: Doris Humphrey with the exception of Beethoven duet.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 2 videotape reels (92 min.) :sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY896014873-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167233Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b03fc020-795b-0135-513e-5fb65e4ad392
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