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Additional title: Aesop's fables (Choreographic work : Cunningham, J and Persichetti)
Cunningham, James (Choreographer)
Ellmann, Barbara (Dancer)
Chavan, Diane (Dancer)
Creach, Terry (Dancer)
Jolly, Olgalyn (Dancer)
Schwartz, Michael (Dancer)
Persichetti, Lauren (Choreographer)
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987 (Composer)
Steinberg, Paul (Costume designer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Acme Dance Company (Performer)
New York Dance Festival (Presenter)
Cunningham, James (Dancer)

TAG Foundation Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-09-17
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - The fox and the grapes. - The wolf and the donkey. - The hare and the tortoise. - The cat and the fox. - The swan and the sparrow. - The monkey and the camel.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6245
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 5-646 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Videotaped in performance during the New York Dance Festival at the Delacorte Theater by Johannes Holub on September 17, 1978. Choreography: James Cunningham and Lauren Persichetti. Music: Vincent Persichetti. Visual design: Raymond Dooley. Costumes: Paul Steinberg. Masks: Gary Finkel and Ross Klahr. Pianist: Tom Lee. Performed by James Cunningham's Acme Company: Diane Chavan, Terry Creach, James Cunningham, Barbara Ellmann, Olgalyn Jolly, and Michael Schwartz.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (25 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797028012-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157704
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f4b5c750-aa89-0133-427c-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1978: Created
  • 2024: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aesop's fables" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aesop's fables" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Aesop's fables Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Aesop's fables