RedivivioAdditional title: RedivivioAdditional title: Dances (Choreographic work : Limón)Additional title: O brother sun and sister moon (Choreographic work : Shawn)Additional title: Day on earth (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Lynchtown (Choreographic work : Weidman)Additional title: Moon dances (Choreographic work : King, Eleanor)Additional title: Ruins and visions (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
NamesJuste, Roxane d'OrleansDennis, PaulHodes, StuartGrant, PhyllisCooper, Miriam Raphael (Speaker)Grandy, Maria (Moderator)Anderson, Jack, 1935- (Speaker)Coburn, Letitia V (Speaker)Cook, Ray, 1934- (Speaker)Gamson, Annabelle (Speaker)Hamilton, Peter (Speaker)Mezzacappa, Carol (Speaker)Stackhouse, Sarah (Speaker)Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936 (Composer)Ide, Letitia (Restager)Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 (Composer)Weidman, Charles (Costume designer)Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982 (Composer)Daitsman, Judith M (Lighting designer)Schwartz, Michael (Videographer)Limón, JoséPurchase Dance CorpsCharles Weidman Modern Dance Foundation
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1992
Table of ContentsCONTENTS: Reel 1: The mazurkas: excerpts (approx. 9 min.). Choreography: José Limón, reconstructed by Sarah Stackhouse from a 1958 silent film and help from notator Ray Cook. Music: Frédéric Chopin. Perf. by Roxanne d'Orleans Juste and Paul Dennis. -- O brother sun and sister moon (approx. 6 min.). Choreography: Ted Shawn, reconstructed from film by Stuart Hodes. Music: Ottorino Respighi. Perf. by Stuart Hodes. -- Day on earth: excerpt (approx. 6 min.). Choreography: Doris Humphrey, reconstructed from Labanotation by Letitia Coburn with the help of original performer Letitia Ide. Music: Aaron Copland. Perf. by Phyllis Grant and Paul Dennis. -- Lynchtown (approx. 9 min.). Choreography: Charles Weidman, staged and directed by Carol Mezzacappa. Music: Lehman Engel. Costumes: after Charles Weidman. Perf. by SUNY Purchase Dance Corps. Cast: Kara Vernarec (first inciter), Gayle Gibbons and Theodore Thomas (first duet), Vernarec and Raymond Sullivan (second duet), Krisha Marcano and Matthew Mohr (third duet), and Margaret Godwin, Juliet Harvey, Laurie Hershberger, Rosalynde Leblanc, Cynthia Schilb, Graham Smith, Tamara Tossey, and Kevin Verecke (victim). -- Reel 2: Panel discussion (approx. 50 min.). Introduction by Miriam Cooper. Moderator: Maria Grandy. Panelists: Jack Anderson, Letitia Coburn, Ray Cook, Annabelle Gamson, Peter Hamilton, Carol Mezzacappa, Sarah Stackhouse, and Stuart Hodes [not listed on credits].In addition to a discussion of the reconstructed works recorded on Reel 1, Gamson and Cook talk about their respective reconstructions of Eleanor King's Moon dances and Doris Humphrey's Ruins and visions, while Jack Anderson contributes insights from the spectator/critic's point of view.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8864Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3581 (former)
Genrestwo-dimensional moving image
NotesSubtitle: Experiences in reconstruction. Videotaped in performance by Michael Schwartz of Character Generators/Video at Dia Center for the Arts, New York, on May 10, 1992. Presented by the Charles Weidman Dance Foundation.Lighting: Judith M. Daitsman.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 streaming video file (NTSC) (82 min.) :sd., col.
DescriptionPerformance followed by a panel discussion. For a transcript of the panel discussion, see: *MGZMT 3-1780 Redivivio: experiences in reconstruction.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY936024518-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174777Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c41d1000-900a-0135-3705-095983d7745e
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