Five ballets of the five sensesAdditional title: Taste of sorrowAdditional title: Scent of flightAdditional title: Touch of lossAdditional title: Sound of fearAdditional title: Sight of beginningAdditional title: Touch of loss (Choreographic work : Butler)
NamesDe Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- (Dancer)Parkes, Ross (Dancer)MacLarnon, Fern (Dancer)Miller, Buzz (Dancer)Lee, Sondra (Dancer)Fata, Wesley (Dancer)Dunnock, Mildred (Performer)Ruiz, Brunilda (Dancer)Rhodes, Lawrence (Dancer)Kristin, Karen (Dancer)Paaz, Nira (Dancer)Wilkinson, Micheline (Dancer)Wolenski, Chester (Dancer)Zelens, Richard (Conservator)Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)Schuller, Gunther (Composer)Schuller, Gunther (Conductor)Siday, Eric (Composer)Starer, Robert (Composer)Bibb, Leon (Arranger)Lees, Benjamin, 1924-2010 (Composer)Villon, François, 1431-1463 (Author)Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 (Author)John, Tom (Set designer)Thompson, Frank L., 1920-1977 (Costume designer)Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969 (Costume designer)Geisel, David (Director)Venza, Jac (Producer)Kassel, Virginia (Producer)National Educational Television and Radio Center (Associated name)
John Butler Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1967-10-03Place: U.S.Publisher: National Educational Television
Table of ContentsTaste of sorrow / music composed and conducted by Gunther Schuller ; danced by Carmen de Lavallade, Ross Parkes, Fern MacLarnon, Buzz Miller, and ensemble. |||| Scent of flight / music, Eric Siday ; danced by Sondra Lee, Buzz Miller, and Wesley Fata. |||| Touch of loss / music, Robert Starer ; poem, Franȯis Villon (The old lady's lament for her youth), trans. Robert Lowell ; performed by Mildred Dunnock (older woman), Carmen de Lavallade (young woman), Ross Parkes (young man) ; conducted by Herbert Grossman. |||| Sound of fear / music, traditional American folk themes adapted by Leon Bibb ; danced by Carmen de Lavallade (girl), Buzz Miller (prisoner), Ross Parkes (warden). |||| Sight of beginning / music, Benjamin Lees ; danced by Brunilda Ruiz (Bathsheba), Lawrence Rhodes (King David), and ensemble. Based on the story from the Old Testament.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9169Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5697 (former)
GenresFilmed danceTelevised performancesTelevised danceFilmed performancesTelevision programs
NotesStatement of responsibility: National Educational Television ; directed by David Geisel ; produced by Jac Venza ; choreography by John Butler.Creation/production credits: Associate producer, Virginia Kassel ; scenery, Tom John ; costumes, Frank Thompson ; drawings, Ben Shahn.Performers: Danced by Carmen de Lavallade, Ross Parkes, Fern MacLarnon, Buzz Miller, Sondra Lee, Wesley Fata, Brunilda Ruiz, Lawrence Rhodes, with Karen Kristin, Nira Paaz, Micheline Wilkinson, Chester Wolenski, Richard Zelens.Venue: Telecast by WNET-TV, New York, on the program Lincoln Center Stage 5 on October 3, 1967.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionFive ballets commissioned for this program, preceded by an introduction in which John Butler is seen rehearsing the dancers.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3198NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13911989Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 579551e0-84ed-0135-e4c5-021c1c34b5bc
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