Martha BowersAdditional title: Tenant (Choreographic work : Bowers)Additional title: Elements (Choreographic work : Rose)
NamesBowers, Martha (Choreographer)Rose, Mitchell (Author in quotations or text extracts)Lehrer, Scott (Composer)Ferrucci, Frank (Composer)Lovelarkin, Sally (Costume designer)Bowers, Martha (Set designer)Bowers, Martha (Dancer)Rose, Mitchell (Set designer)Rose, Mitchell (Costume designer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1980 - 1989 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsTenant (ca. 25 min.) / choreography and performance, Martha Bowers; music, Hoenig, Mozart, Talking Heads, David Crosby, Verdi (excerpt from Aida); tape mix, Scott Lehrer; set, Mitchell Rose, Martha Bowers; voice, Suchi Branfman --
The elements (ca. 12 min.) / choreography and poetry, Mitchell Rose; music, Boccherini, Chopin, Falla; costumes, Sally Lovelarkin, Mitchell Rose; danced by Martha Bowers (Miss Bea). The sections of the work are: Wondrous fluid -- Mater terra -- Mystifying gas -- Fiendish flame --
[Unidentified work] (ca. 18 min.) / danced by Martha Bowers and an unidentified woman, possibly Suchi Branfman. This piece bears structural and choreographic similarities to Bowers' work Weather is here. Wish you were beautiful (recorded on *MGZIA 4-82 Martha Bowers and Dancers), and parts of the women's duet, which includes dialogue, is danced to the same piano score by Frank Ferrucci.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9261Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6323 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesVenue: Videotaped in performance, location and date not identified.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 1 videotape reel (55 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY02-F447NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16039166Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25f76250-7af1-0135-4376-0b8ae64c7f51
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