José Greco and company of Spanish dancersAdditional title: Bolero (Choreographic work : Argentina)Additional title: Cortijo (Choreographic work : Greco)
NamesGreco, José (Choreographer)Greco, José (Dancer)Argentina, 1888-1936 (Choreographer)Ronda, Lola de (Dancer)Gracia del Sacromonte (Dancer)Córdoba, Salome de (Dancer)Olivares, Luis (Dancer)Maya, Juanele (Dancer)Amparo, Nila (Dancer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)José Greco Company (Performer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1952 - 1954
Table of ContentsReel 1 (26 min.). Juerga (18th-century style) (ca. 7 min.) -- Danza del contrabandista (Farruca) (ca. 4 min.) -- Panaderos (Spanish dance of the 18th-century) (ca. 3 min.) -- Caña (ca. 5 min.) -- Alegria de Aragon (Jota) (ca. 5 min.)Reel 2 (40 min.). Bolero (ca. 27 min.) / choreography, La Argentina ; music by Ravel -- Danza castellana (ca. 12 min.) / performed by José Greco, Nila Amparo, Lola de Ronda.Reel 3 (36 min.). Cordoba (ca. 15 min.) / performed by Lola de Ronda -- El cortijo (Escena Andaluza) (ca. 20 min.).Reel 4 (17 min.). Jota de Alconiz (ca.7 min.) / performed by Nila Amparo -- [Duet with musicians and seated dancers clapping hands] (ca. 2 min.) -- Rincon flamenco (beginning) (ca. 6 min.).Reel 5 (36 min.). Rincon flamenco (conclusion) (ca. 36 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1688
TopicsJessen, VictorFarruca (Dance)Jota (Dance)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography, José Greco.Credits partially from book entitled Without permission, by Victor Jessen.Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.Performers: Danced by José Greco's Spanish Ballet: José Grego, Lola de Ronda, Gracia del Sacromonte, Salome de Cordoba, Luis Olivares, Juanele Maya, Nila Amparo.Date: Filmed during performances between 1952-1954.Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.System details: Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.Biographical/historical: This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout the theater.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 5 film reels (153 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18097896Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c49b5740-f878-0130-18ea-3c075448cc4b
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