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Title
Mark Morris Dance Group
Additional title: Bijoux (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Dogtown (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Celestial greetings (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Deck of cards (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: New love song waltzes (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: "Tamil film songs in stereo" pas de deux (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Death of Socrates (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Minuet and allegro in G (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Dad's charts (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Canonic 3/4 studies (Choreographic work : Morris)
Names
Morris, Mark, 1956- (Dancer)
Morris, Mark, 1956- (Choreographer)
Besserer, Rob (Dancer)
Brumer, Rachel (Dancer)
Davidson, Ruth (Dancer)
Fehlandt, Tina (Dancer)
Hutchinson, Penny (Dancer)
Landis, David (Dancer)
Matthiessen, Erin (Dancer)
Mensinger, Jon (Dancer)
Mouton, Donald (Dancer)
Resto, Guillermo (Dancer)
Reynolds, Nora (Dancer)
Thienes, Jennifer (Dancer)
Weksler, Teri (Dancer)
Ono, Yōko (Composer)
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)
Strand, Karen (Costume designer)
Bordo, Robert (Designer)
Sandström, Phil. (Lighting designer)
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (Composer)
Mark Morris Dance Group (Choreographer)
Dance Theater Workshop
Video D Studios
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1983
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (45 min.): Bijoux (8 min.) / music, Erik Satie ; performed by Weksler -- Dogtown (15 min.) / music, Yoko Ono ; performed by Brumer, Davidson, Fehlandt, Hutchinson, Landis, Resto, and Thienes -- Celestial greetings (11 min.) / music, popular Thai ; performed by Brumer, Davidson, Fehlandt, Hutchinson, Reynolds, and Weksler -- Deck of cards (11 min.) / music, Jimmy Logsdon, George Jones, T. Texas Tyler ; performed by Morris and Mouton.
Reel 2 (24 min.): New love song waltzes / music, Johannes Brahms ; performed by Brumer, Davidson, Fehlandt, Hutchinson, Landis, Mensinger, Mouton, Resto, Thienes, and Weksler.
Reel 3: (43 min.) The "Tamil film songs in stereo" pas de deux (ca. 6 min.) / music, contemporary Indian ; performed by Morris and Reynolds -- Celestial greetings (12 min.) / music, popular Thai ; performed by Brumer, Davidson, Fehlandt, Hutchinson, Reynolds, and Weksler -- The death of Socrates (25 min.) / music, Satie ; scenery, Robert Bordo ; costumes, Karen Strand ; performed by Besserer, Landis, Matthiessen, Mensinger, Mouton, and Resto.
Reel 4 (31 min.): Minuet and allegro in G (7 min.) / music, Ludwig van Beethoven ; performed by Fehlandt and Thienes -- Dad's charts (8 min.) / music, Milt Buckner ; performed by Morris -- Canonic 3/4 studies (16 min.) / music, various composers ; arranged and performed by Harriet Cavalli ; performed by Brumer, Davidson, Fehlandt, Hutchinson, Matthiessen, Morris, Resto, Thienes, and Weksler.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2617
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Dance
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography, Mark Morris.
Presented by Dance Theater Workshop during the Fall Events 1983.
On original container, disc 1 dated Dec. 11th on frame and Dec. 10th on container.
Music for Bijou is Quatre petites mélodies, Ludions by Eric Satie.
Music for New love song waltzes is Neue Liebeslieder Walzer, op. 65 by Johannes Brahms.
Music for The death of Socrates is Socrate by Eric Satie.
Music for Minuet and allegro in G is Allegro and minuet in G for two flutes by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Music for Dad's charts is Jacquet, Thompson, Robbins, "Robbins nest" by Milt Buckner.
Creation/production credits: Lighting, Phil Sandström.
Performers: Performed by the Mark Morris Dance Group: Rob Besserer, Rachel Brumer, Ruth Davidson, Tina Fehlandt, Penny Hutchinson, David Landis, Erin Matthiessen, Jon Mensinger, Mark Morris, Donald Mouton, Guillermo Resto, Nora Reynolds, Jennifer Thienes, and Teri Weksler.
Venue: Videotaped in special sessions and performance by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on Dec. 11 and 18, 1983. Bijou, Dogtown, Celestial greetings (ca. 11 min.), Deck of cards, New love song waltzes, recorded in special session on Dec. 11. Tamil film songs in stereo, pas de deux, Celestial greetings (ca. 12 min.), The death of Socrates, Minuet and allegro in G, Dad's charts, Canonic 3/4 studies, recorded in performance on Dec. 18th.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System details: Streaming video.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 videocassettes (146 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Videocassette
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175351
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 661377a0-6f26-0131-c049-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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  • 1983: Issued
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mark Morris Dance Group" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/68920860-6f26-0131-cef5-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mark Morris Dance Group" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/68920860-6f26-0131-cef5-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). Mark Morris Dance Group Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/68920860-6f26-0131-cef5-3c075448cc4b

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Mark Morris Dance Group