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Title The New Dance Group gala concert [videorecording] : an historic retrospective of New Dance Group presentations, 1930's-1970's / The American Dance Guild presents ; produced by The American Dance Guild ; video directed by Johannes Holub ; concert producer/artistic director, Muriel Manings.

Imprint [Flemington, N.J.] : Dancetime Publications , [2008]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  792.8 N42 2008  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  792.8 N42 2008  Disc 2    ---  Available
Edition Standard format.
Description 2 videodiscs (160 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC.
Performer Dancers & musicians vary for each piece.
Credits Cameras, Johannes Holub, Jenny Holub ; editorial assistant, Jenny Holub.
Event Recorded in performance on June 11, 1993 at LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts in New York City.
Note Special feature: DVD-ROM access to .PDF file of concert program.
Summary The New Dance Group (ca. 1993) recreates 18 dances originally performed by the Group from 1934-1979. Each dance includes an introduction, usually by the original choreographers.
Contents Disc 1 (62 min.): Songs. pt. III: To each his own / Mary Anthony -- Tenant of the street / Eve Gentry -- Blues / Ronnie Aul -- Southern landscape. Mourner's bench / Talley Beatty -- The desperate heart / Valerie Bettis -- Ativisms. Lynchtown / Charles Weidman -- The Negro speaks of rivers / Pearl Primus -- Pursued. The flight / Joseph Gifford -- Shuvi Nafshi. Return oh my soul unto thee / Hadassah.
Disc 2 (78 min.): Time is money ; Harmonica breakdown / Jane Dudley -- Sign dance for Sarah / Irving Burton -- Rainbow 'round my shoulder suite excerpt / Donald McKayle -- The transformation of Medusa / Jean Erdman -- Lyric suite duet excerpt / Anna Sokolow -- Strange hero / Daniel Nagrin -- Concerto in E. (Romeo and Juliet) excerpt / Joyce Trisler -- Folksay excerpt / Sophie Maslow.
Subject Modern dance -- United States.
Genre/Form Dance films.
Filmed dance.
Nonfiction films.
Added Author Holub, Johannes. Director. Cinematographer.
Manings, Muriel. Producer.
Holub, Jenny. Cinematographer.
Anthony, Mary. Choreographer.
Gentry, Eve. Choreographer.
Aul, Ronne. Choreographer.
Beatty, Talley. Choreographer.
Bettis, Valerie, 1920-1982 Choreographer.
Weidman, Charles. Choreographer.
Primus, Pearl. Choreographer.
Gifford, Joseph, 1920-2017.
Hadassah, 1909?-1992. Choreographer.
Dudley, Jane. Choreographer.
Burton, Irving. Choreographer.
McKayle, Donald, 1930- Choreographer.
Erdman, Jean. Choreographer.
Sokolow, Anna. Choreographer.
Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979. Choreographer.
Nagrin, Daniel. Choreographer.
Maslow, Sophie. Choreographer.
American Dance Guild.
New Dance Group (New York, N.Y.)
Dancetime Publications.
Added Title Historic retrospective of New Dance Group presentations, 1930's-1970's
Note Title on disc labels & menu screen: New Dance Group gala historical concert : retrospective, 1930s-1970s
Added Title Songs (Choreographic work : Anthony). To each his own.
Tenant of the street (Choreographic work : Gentry)
Blues (Choreographic work : Aul)
Southern landscape (Choreographic work : Beatty). Mourner's bench.
Desperate heart (Choreographic work : Bettis)
Lynchtown (Choreographic work : Weidman)
Negro speaks of rivers (Choreographic work : Primus). Selections.
Pursued (Choreographic work : Gifford). Flight.
Shuvi nafshi (Choreographic work : Hadassah). Return oh my soul unto thee.
Time is money (Choreographic work : Dudley)
Harmonica breakdown (Choreographic work : Dudley)
Sign dance for Sarah (Choreographic work : Burton)
Rainbow 'round my shoulder (Choreographic work : McKayle). Selections.
Transformations of Medusa (Choreographic work : Erdman)
Lyric suite (Choreographic work : Sokolow). Selections.
Strange hero (Choreographic work : Nagrin)
Concerto in E (Choreographic work : Trisler). Selections.
Folksay (Choreographic work : Maslow). Selections.
Standard No. 880104455803

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