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New York Public Library Dance Collection

Overview
Works: 500 works in 652 publications in 2 languages and 2,080 library holdings
Genres: Cultural television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Televised dance  Televised ballets  Interviews  Pictorial works  Filmed dance  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Documentary films 
Classifications: GV1786.A42, 792.8
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Most widely held works about New York Public Library
 
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Most widely held works by New York Public Library
Images of the dance; historical treasures of the Dance Collection, 1581-1861 by Lillian Moore( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing in prints; a portfolio of twelve etchings, engravings, and lithographs, 1634-1870 [from the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaité parisienne by Victor Jessen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten years, Jessen followed the Ballet Russe around America filming Gaîté Parisienne, whenever Danilova, Franklin, and Danielian were dancing the principal roles. He edited this film from thirty-second "takes" filmed in various locations in many different theatres
When all the world was dancing; rare and curious books from the Cia Fornaroli collection by New York Public Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haitian dance: history and tradition. Danse haïtienne: histoire et tradition( Visual )

31 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Class in Haitian dance. Presented as part of a week-long seminar, Haitian dance: history and tradition, focusing on the traditional dances of Haiti and the development of its theatrical performing arts history through the 20th century
Dein Perry's tap dogs by Dein Perry( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six young men from Australia steal tap forever from the world of black ties and tails and cary it body and soul into the nineties
Gas heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance on disc the complete catalog of the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library on CD-ROM by New York Public Library( )

2 editions published in 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the holdings of the world's leading repository for materials on dance, covering all aspects of dance, from performing art to ritual, from all cultures and countries and in all media, without limitation as to format, language, or date
Girl Gone( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A deliciously evil trio of girls cause a good girl to disappear at their swank Girls' School. As Lisa, Lissa, and Elyssa use their sinister powers to reduce their teacher to tears and convert the good to the bad, spontaneous combustions become increasingly frequent. Is it possible that the girls' made-up land of Vadoo is where everyone is disappearing to?"--http://www.doollee.com/PlaywrightsW/wellman-mac.html#81646
Working with Ulysses Dove( Visual )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Boal, a dancer with New York City Ballet, and Desmond Richardson, a former member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, discuss works choreographed by Ulysses Dove for their respective companies. Boal, whose first exposure to Dove's choreography was Serious pleasures, created for American Ballet Theatre, talks about Red angels and Twilight, Dove's last work. Richardson discusses Bad blood and Episodes. Both dancers describe the emotional and physical intensity of Dove's choreography, his special sense of rhythm and phrasing, his use of imagery to draw out the type of performances he wanted, and his overwhelming interest in human relationships as a theme for dance
Tibet Week( Visual )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three lectures on various aspects of Tibetan symbolism
Dancing in prints; a portfolio of twelve etchings, engravings and lithographs, 1634-1870. Published to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Dance Collection by New York Public Library( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of two fifteenth century Italian dances by Lillian Pleydell( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary catalog of the dance collection. First supplement by Performing Arts Research Center (New York Public Library)( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haitian dance: history and tradition. Danse haïtienne: histoire et tradition( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented as part of a week-long seminar, Haitian dance: history and tradition, focusing on the traditional dances of Haiti and the development of its theatrical performing arts history through the 20th century
Tibet Week( Visual )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tashi Dhondup, artistic director of Chaksam-pa, assisted by other company members, teaches a Tibetan circle dance, which is preceded by a discussion of the company's origins and training, and a demonstration of different types of Tibetan dances, among them a court dance and various regional dances
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue [Close shot]( Visual )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pearl Lang Dance Theater( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance program presented as part of a performance series saluting composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990). The last three works on the program are danced to Copland's music
 
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controlled identityNew York Public Library. Dance Division

controlled identityNew York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection

New York Public Library. Research Libraries. Dance Collection

Performing Arts Research Center (New York Public Library). Dance Collection

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