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Additional title: Icarus (Choreographic work : Lang)
Smith, Barry (dancer)
Chase, David (dancer)
Kupferman, Meyer, 1926-2003 (Composer)
Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)
Schissler, Jeffrey (Lighting designer)
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009 (choreographer)
Pearl Lang and Company


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1978
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2778
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4067 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Videotaped in performance at the Entermedia Theater, New York, on October 31, 1978, during the Dance Umbrella series. This footage also appears on *MGZIB 3-90 Pearl Lang and Dance Company.
Choreography: Pearl Lang. Music: Meyer Kupferman. Costumes: A. Christina Giannini. Properties: Marc Todwal. Lighting: Jeffrey Schissler.
Performed by members of Pearl Lang and Dance Company: Barry Smith (Icarus), David Chase (Daedalus), and Susan Miller, Cordelia Cammack, Bettze McCoy, and Lana Carroll (the sun).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (23 min.) : sd., b&w
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175765
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df04c6f0-9e85-0132-a390-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Icarus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Icarus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Icarus Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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