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José Limón & Company

Author: José LimónDoris HumphreyAaron CoplandNorman LloydFederico García LorcaAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : WCBS-TV, Kent, Conn. : Creative Arts Television Archive, 1956 ; ©1999.
Series: Camera three.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Excerpts from six modern dance works, interspersed with brief commentaries by José Limón, including a voiceover introduction to The moor's pavane in which he explains the intentions of the work. Most of the works are danced fully or partly in rehearsal clothes.
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Genre/Form: Dance
Video
Named Person: José Limón; Ruth Currier; Lucas Hoving; Betty Jones; Simon Sadoff; James Macandrew
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: José Limón; Doris Humphrey; Aaron Copland; Norman Lloyd; Federico García Lorca; Henry Purcell; Pauline Lawrence; Priaulx Rainier; William Shakespeare; CBS Television Network.; Creative Arts Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45373154
Notes: Title on cassette label: José Limón and Dance Company.
Performer(s): Host: James Macandrew.
Commentary by José Limón.
Danced by the José Limón Dance Company: Ruth Currier, Lucas Hoving, Betty Jones, José Limón.
Pianist: Simon Sadoff.
Event notes: Originally telecast by WCBS-TV on the series Camera three in 1956.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., b&w NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Contents: Day on earth (excerpt) / choreography, Doris Humphrey ; music, Aaron Copland ; danced by José Limón and Ruth Currier. Lament for a bullfighter [Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías] (excerpt) / choreography, Doris Humphrey ; music, Norman Lloyd ; text, Federico García Lorca ; danced by José Limón. The moor's pavane (excerpts) / choreography, José Limón ; music, Henry Purcell ; scenario after William Shakespeare's tragedy Othello ; costumes, Pauline Lawrence ; danced by José Limón (the Moor), Lucas Hoving (his friend), Betty Jones (the Moor's wife). The exiles (excerpt) / choreography, José Limón ; performed without musical accompaniment ; danced by José Limón and Ruth Currier. Theatre piece (excerpt) / choreography, Doris Humphrey ; performed without musical accompaniment ; danced by Betty Jones. Night spell (excerpt) / choreography, Doris Humphrey ; music, Priaulx Rainier ; costumes, Pauline Lawrence ; danced by the Company.
Series Title: Camera three.
Other Titles: José Limón and Dance Company
Responsibility: WCBS-TV.

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Excerpts from six modern dance works, interspersed with brief commentaries by José Limón, including a voiceover introduction to The moor's pavane in which he explains the intentions of the work. Most of the works are danced fully or partly in rehearsal clothes.

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