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The Romantic age: 19th century American ballroom dance and manners

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Title
The Romantic age: 19th century American ballroom dance and manners
Names
Perrier, Charles (Narrator)
Perrier, Charles (Dancer)
Weiss, Debra (Producer)
Meiners, Dennis (Editor)
Chase, Candace A (Costume designer)
Weiss, Debra (Author)
Weiss, Debra (Director)
Weiss, Debra (Dancer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7266
Topics
Waltz (Dance)
Polka (Dance)
Mazurka (Dance)
Ballroom dancing -- 19th century
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Educational films
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [produced by] Debra Weiss and Dancers ; written and directed by Debra Weiss ; video editor, Dennis Meiners ; staging by Charles Perrier and Debra Weiss.
Content: Streaming file is 31 minutes long, repeats the content.
Venue: Videotaped at Dia Art Foundation, New York.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (15 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Lecture-demonstration on four ballroom dances popular in 19th-century America: the waltz, polka, mazurka, and schottische. Contemporary prints portray the ballrooms and dancers of the time. The discussion includes ballroom etiquette and a demonstration of "fan language," by means of which a lady could nonverbally convey messages to a would-be suitor.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F220
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12480186
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 62588390-7137-0138-7b24-45af4398ecee
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  • 1988: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
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  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Romantic age" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/320164a7-5c96-4ca2-b766-27734c569296

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Romantic age" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2020. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/320164a7-5c96-4ca2-b766-27734c569296

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). The Romantic age Retrieved from http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/320164a7-5c96-4ca2-b766-27734c569296

Wikipedia Citation

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The Romantic age