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Ballet Folklórico de México

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Ballet Folklórico de México
Truppin, Michael (Photographer)
Hernández, Amalia, 1917-2000 (Choreographer)
Truppin, Michael (Cinematographer)
Lepercq, Paul Adolphe, 1922- (Funder)
Ballet Folklórico de México (Dancer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)

The Michael Truppin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1962 - 1969
Table of Contents
Excerpts from Los Tarascos (The Tarascans), Fiesta Veracruzana (Festival in Veracruz), Danza de los Quetzales (Dance of the Quetzals), Navidad en Jalisco (Christmas in Jalisco), and other dances.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9386
Folk dancing -- Mexico
Dance -- Mexico
Filmed dance
Motion pictures
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: direction and choreography by Amalia Hernández ; photographed by Michael Truppin.
Content: Title from information provided by donor.
Date: Silent film originally photographed between 1962 and 1969 ; transferred to videotape with titles added in 1995 by the Dance Collection.
Performers: Danced by Ballet Folklórico de México.
Venue: Filmed in performance at City Center, New York, between 1962 and 1969.
Funding: Preservation of these films photographed by Dr. Michael Truppin was made possible through the cooperation of Andrea Truppin, Nicola Truppin, Dr. Ada Truppin, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library, with the support of Paul Lepercq.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (13 min.) : silent, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12523473
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d10ce120-8cae-0138-29db-319f5f45a816
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1962: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballet Folklórico de México" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1962 - 1969.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballet Folklórico de México" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 16, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1962 - 1969). Ballet Folklórico de México Retrieved from

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Ballet Folklórico de México