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Additional title: Performing arts and artists of Poland collection
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Producer)
Wasłowska, Edyta (Dancer)
Komasa, Roman (Dancer)
Pustelak, Kazimierz (Singer)
Rowicki, Witold, 1914-1989 (Conductor)
Gruca, Witold (Choreographer)
Szymanowski, Karol, 1882-1937 (Composer)
Teatr Wielki w Łodzi, Balet (Performer)
Filharmonia Narodowa (Warsaw, Poland) (Musician)
Filharmonia Narodowa (Warsaw, Poland). Chór (Singer)
Polskie Radio i Telewizja (Presenter)

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Public Program Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1987
Place: Poland:
Publisher: Telewizja Polska, Film Polski
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9129
Dance -- Poland
Folk dancing -- Poland
Televised performances
Televised dance
Creation/production credits: presented by Telewizja Polska ; produced by Wytwórni Filmów Oświatowych, Łodz ; choreography by Witold Gruca ; music, Karol Szymanowski.
Creation/production credits: Scenario, Jacek Schmidt ; scenery and costumes, Krystyna Szczepańska-Maj.
Performers: Edyta Wasłowska (young woman) and Roman Komasa (bandit) (soloists of the Teatr Wielki Ballet, Łodz), with Tadeusz Ģasienica-Giewont (violinist), Jan Karpiel-Bułecka (young man), Zofia Karpiel and Maria Gorycka (old women), and others.
Performers: Musicians: Chór i Orkiestra Filharmoni Narodowej w Warszawie.
Performers: Singer: Kazimierz Pustelak (tenor).
Performers: Conductor: Witold Rowicki.
Venue: Filmed on location.
Language: In Polish.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (45 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Ballet based upon Polish legends of the highland bandits called Harnasie, who defended poor mountaineers. In this story, a mountaineer girl falls in love with a bandit, but is forced by her family to marry a rich farmer.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12328704
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0ca09af0-833c-0138-c691-71f2a7d3d8de
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Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Harnasie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Harnasie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Harnasie Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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