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Lords of Persia [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt

Title
Lords of Persia [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt [electronic resource]
Publication
1977.

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Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (32 min.) : sd., b&w and col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Erick Hawkins.
Uniform Title
  • Parson Weems and the cherry tree (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
  • Lords of Persia (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Note
  • Videotaped in performance at the Walnut Street Theater, Philadelphia, in April 1977. Parson Weems performance is concluded, with a few minutes' loss of material, on: *MGZIC 9-1951 Hurrah: Excerpts [and] Greek dreams, with flute: Excerpts [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt.
  • Choreography: Erick Hawkins. Lighting: Robert Engstrom.
  • Performed by 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. - Lords of Persia (approx. 17 min.). Music: Lucia Dlugoszewski. Scenery and polo sticks: Ralph Dorazio. Costumes: Ralph Lee. Danced by Randy Howard, Kevin Tobiason, Alan Lynes, and John Wiatt. - Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt (approx. 15 min.). Music: Virgil Thomson. Scenario: Hawkins. Designs: Dorazio, Ray Sais, Frank Boros, and Lee. Danced by Wiatt (Parson Weems), Tobiason (George Washington), Hawkins (Clown, his angel), Nada Diachenko (Martha Washington), Natalie Richman (Molly Pitcher), and Cathy Ward (Flag).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 7189
Title
Lords of Persia [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt [electronic resource]
Imprint
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 9-1339.
Additional Copy: 1 3/4" videocassette, copied from A.O. by DC, 5/89; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage; was vid. viewing copy until 6/2016.
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Local Subject
Television. Parson Weems and the cherry tree.
Television. Lords of Persia.
Added Author
Hawkins, Erick, choreographer. sce, dancer.
Ward, Cathy, dancer.
Wiatt, John, dancer.
Lynes, Alan, dancer.
Howard, Randy, dancer.
Tobiason, Kevin, dancer.
Diachenko, Nada, dancer.
Richman, Natalie, dancer.
Boros, Frank. Designer
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Composer
Lee, Ralph. Designer
Lee, Ralph. Costume designer
Dlugoszewski, Lucia, 1931-2000. Composer
Dorazio, Ralph. Designer
Sais, Ray. Designer
Engstrom, Robert. Lighting designer
Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
Added Title
Parson Weems and the cherry tree (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Lords of Persia (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Gift of Erick Hawkins.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-1939 (former)
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