Film, Video Ragtime Dance: Argentine Tango

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Ragtime Dance: Argentine Tango
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-  Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich.
-  Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano.
-  Music: "El Choclo" by A.G. Villoldo in The Mark Stern latest society dance folio for piano, New York, Chicago, London, Australia: Jos.W. Stern and Co., 1914.
-  See: p. 60 (1st Figure), p. 61 (3rd Figure), p. 61-62 (4th Figure) p. 63 (7th Figure) in Walker, C. The modern dances, (#161),
1 digital file. Duration: 0:50
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Video Performers

Performers for the October 1997 Great Hall event: Dancers

Members of The Jonquil Street Foundation, Inc. Ariane Anthony, Thomas Baird, Barbara Barr, Patricia Beaman, Christopher Caines, Charles Garth, James Martin, Maris Wolff. Musicians - members of The Library of Congress Centennial Cotillion Brass Band, Emerson Head and Robert Sheldon, Leaders (Members, Metro Washington D.C. Federation of Musicians Local 161-710, AFM.)

Performers for the Coolidge Auditorium clips: Dancers

Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird. Musicians - Boris Gurevitch (piano), Susan Manus (violin).

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