José Greco and company of Spanish dancers

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Title
José Greco and company of Spanish dancers
Additional title: Bolero (Choreographic work : Argentina)
Additional title: Cortijo (Choreographic work : Greco)
Names
Greco, 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)
Collection

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1952 - 1954
Table of Contents
Reel 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1688
Topics
Jessen, Victor
Farruca (Dance)
Jota (Dance)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Film reel
Extent: 5 film reels (153 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18097896
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c49b5740-f878-0130-18ea-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1952: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "José Greco and company of Spanish dancers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1952 - 1954. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c5b50b50-f878-0130-5ac9-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "José Greco and company of Spanish dancers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c5b50b50-f878-0130-5ac9-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1952 - 1954). José Greco and company of Spanish dancers Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c5b50b50-f878-0130-5ac9-3c075448cc4b

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José Greco and company of Spanish dancers