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Dance for six [and] The spirit of Denishawn: Excerpts

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Title
Dance for six [and] The spirit of Denishawn: Excerpts
Additional title: Dance for six (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Additional title: Spirit of Denishawn (Choreographic work : Pinska)
Additional title: Gnossienne, no 1 (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Sonata pathétique (Choreographic work : St. Denis and Humphrey)
Additional title: Two part invention, no 4 (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Waltz (Choreographic work : St Denis)
Additional title: Liebestraum (Choreographic work : St Denis)
Additional title: Japanese spear dance (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Additional title: Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Names
Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979 (Choreographer)
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)
Pinska, Klarna (Restager)
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 (Composer)
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (Composer)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)
Horst, Louis (Composer)
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 (Composer)
Joyce Trisler Danscompany (Performer)
Collection

Joyce Trisler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-12-30
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Dance for six (approx. 21 min.). Choreography: Joyce Trisler. Music: Antonio Vivaldi. -- The spirit of Denishawn: Excerpts (approx. 29 min.). Choreography: Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, and Doris Humphrey, restaged by Klarna Pinska. Single and double scarf techniques (mus: Schlenck). Gnossienne (chor: Shawn; mus: Satie). Sonata pathétique (chor: St. Denis and Humphrey; mus: Beethoven). Two-part invention no. 4 (chor: Shawn; mus: Bach). Waltz (chor: St. Denis; mus: Brahms). Liebestraum (chor: St. Denis; mus: Liszt). Japanese spear dance (chor: Shawn; mus: Horst). Soaring (chor: Humphrey and St. Denis; mus: Schumann). Low-level stage lighting in sections.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7472
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2547 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Emanu-el Midtown Y, New York, on December 30, 1979.
Performers: Performed by the Joyce Trisler Danscompany: Nancy Colahan, Adria Cordero, Lisa Farias, Zvi Gotheiner, Diane Grumet, Michele Irvin, Regina Larkin, Nancy Long, Allen Maniker, Joyce McGowan, Lonné Moretton, Lisa Rubin, Deborah Salmirs, William Soleau, Warren Spears, Broderick Wilson, and others.
Content: This footage is also on *MGZIA 4-13 reel 2 Choreography by Joyce Trisler; however, it contains the conclusion of Soaring, which is cut off on *MGZIA 4-13.
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) (50 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916063477-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171016
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 99765dd0-85aa-0135-738f-45a458603ce1
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Item timeline of events

  • 1934: Creator Born
  • 1979: Created
  • 1979: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance for six [and] The spirit of Denishawn: Excerpts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/959b07cb-fd3e-4d33-91a0-5a99ec2dff4c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance for six [and] The spirit of Denishawn: Excerpts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 27, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/959b07cb-fd3e-4d33-91a0-5a99ec2dff4c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Dance for six [and] The spirit of Denishawn: Excerpts Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/959b07cb-fd3e-4d33-91a0-5a99ec2dff4c

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Dance for six [and] The spirit of Denishawn: Excerpts