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Dance Sonata
Additional title: Dance sonata no. 1 (Choreographic work : O'Donnell)
O'Donnell, May, 1906-2004 (Choreographer)
Andree, Dale (Dancer)
Dean, Michael (Dancer)
Franklin, Marsha (Dancer)
Gomez, Rick (Dancer)
Hamby, Douglas (Dancer)
Kandall, Hazel (Dancer)
McKitrick, Frederick (Dancer)
Orrin, Dale (Dancer)
Parker, Carol (Dancer)
Payne, Patricia (Dancer)
Tchapraste, Donna (Dancer)
Zadra, Sheila (Dancer)
May O'Donnell Concert Dance Company (Performer)
O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation (Donor)

May O'Donnell and Ray Green Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976-06-10
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
Dance sonata no. 1 (1952, dedicated to Gertrude Shurr) / dancers, Dale Andree, Michael Dean, Marsha Franklin, Rick Gomez, Douglas Hamby, Hazel Kandall, Frederick McKitrick, Dale Orrin, Carol Parker, Patricia Payne, Donna Tchapraste (Emerson), Sheila Zadra.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7121
Video recordings
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Titles from original container labels.
Content: This streaming file is better quality than DVD combined with three works: *MGZIDVD 5-7176 Dance sonata [and] Suspension [and] Dance energies.
Performers: Dancers, May O'Donnell Concert Dance Company.
Venue: Videotaped during rehearsal in Bruce Becker studio at 55 W. 16th St. or W. 17th St. (probably 17th St.), New York, N.Y., 1976 June 10.
Acquisition: Gift; O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation; 2012.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (17 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 972503412
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21176543
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6727b690-01df-0135-dbae-1d4e9f5e6797
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Item timeline of events

  • 1906: Creator Born
  • 1976: Created
  • 2004: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance Sonata " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance Sonata " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Dance Sonata Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Dance Sonata