Interrogations: words of the Zen masters

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Title
Interrogations: words of the Zen masters
Names
Oida, Yoshi (Creator)
Suzuki, Akio, 1941- (Contributor)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Firestone, Donald (Lighting designer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1981
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8534
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6141 (former)
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Zen Buddhism
Drama
Interrogations (Choreographic work : Oida)
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop Economy Tires Theater ; created [and performed] by Yoshi Oida ; music composed and played by Akio Suzuki.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at American Theater Laboratory, New York, on March 27, 1981, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Description
Theater piece inspired by the koan, or questions posed to students by masters of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism. As the program states, "The student must then strive to find a reply to each of these questions in turn -- they become his focus for meditation. Sometimes it is years and sometimes even a lifetime before the student finds his answer."
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F919
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430954
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebdae0a0-8050-0135-a07a-69bab3d82bb9
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interrogations" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/edbb8a64-1852-4796-9290-85213b548d07

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interrogations" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/edbb8a64-1852-4796-9290-85213b548d07

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Interrogations Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/edbb8a64-1852-4796-9290-85213b548d07

Wikipedia Citation

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Interrogations