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Hurrah!: Excerpts [and] Greek dreams, with flute: Excerpts [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt

Title
Hurrah!: Excerpts [and] Greek dreams, with flute: Excerpts [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt [electronic resource]
Publication
[1975?-1977?]

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Hawkins, Erick
  • Wiatt, John
  • Tobiason, Kevin
  • Diachenko, Nada
  • Richman, Natalie
  • Ward, Cathy
  • Sais, Ray.
  • Boros, Frank.
  • Lee, Ralph.
  • Engstrom, Robert.
  • Dorazio, Ralph.
  • Raya.
  • Taggart, Tad.
  • Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989.
  • Cope, Nancy.
  • Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (32 min.) : sd., b&w.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Erick Hawkins.
Uniform Title
  • Greek dreams, with flute (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
  • Hurrah! (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
  • Parson Weems and the cherry tree (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Note
  • Compilation of recordings of three works. Hurrah! videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, possibly in October 1975. Greek dreams, with flute videotaped in studio rehearsal with scenic elements, in costume, possibly in October 1975. Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc. videotaped in performance at the Walnut Street Theater, Philadelphia, in April 1977; concludes, with a few minutes' loss of material, the performance begun on *MGZIC 9-1939 Lords of Persia [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.
  • Choreography: Erick Hawkins.
  • Performed by Hawkins and members of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
CONTENTS. - Hurrah!: Excerpts (approx. 17 min.). Music: Virgil Thomson. Hawkins is seen and heard directing the rehearsal. - Greek dreams, with flute: Excerpts (approx. 7 min.). Music: Various composers. Sculpture: Ralph Dorazio. Costumes: Raya and Tad Taggart. Sections iv, year daimon; and v, choros of the daughters of okeanos. - Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt (approx. 8 min.). Music: Virgil Thomson. Designs: Ralph Dorazio, Ray Sais, Frank Boros, Ralph Lee. Lighting: Robert Engstrom. Performed by John Wiatt (Parson Weems), Kevin Tobiason (George Washington), Hawkins (Clown, his angel), Nada Diachenko (Martha Washington), Natalie Richman (Molly Pitcher), and Cathy Ward (Flag).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 7200
Title
Hurrah!: Excerpts [and] Greek dreams, with flute: Excerpts [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt [electronic resource]
Imprint
[1975?-1977?]
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-1951.
Additional Copy: 1 3/4" videocassette transferred from A.O. by DC, 5/89; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage; was vid. viewing copy until 6/2016.
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Added Author
Hawkins, Erick, choreographer, dancer.
Wiatt, John, dancer.
Tobiason, Kevin, dancer.
Diachenko, Nada, dancer.
Richman, Natalie, dancer.
Ward, Cathy, dancer.
Sais, Ray. Designer
Boros, Frank. Designer
Lee, Ralph. Designer
Engstrom, Robert. Lighting designer
Dorazio, Ralph. Designer
Raya. Costume designer
Taggart, Tad. Costume designer
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Composer
Cope, Nancy. Costume designer
Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
Added Title
Greek dreams, with flute (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Hurrah! (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Parson Weems and the cherry tree (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Gift of Erick Hawkins.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 7200
*MGZIC 9-1951 (former)
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