Celebrating John Butler: Video excerpts
NamesNew York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Producer)Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Interviewee)Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Dancer)Tetley, Glen (Dancer)Hinkson, Mary (Dancer)De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- (Dancer)Douglas, Scott, 1927-1996 (Dancer)Fata, Wesley (Dancer)Lee, Sondra (Dancer)Lynn, Bambi (Dancer)Moore, James, 1930 December 12- (Dancer)Saint-Amant, Charles (Dancer)Dunnock, Mildred (Performer)Jamison, Judith (Dancer)Oka, Michihiko (Dancer)Chaya, Masazumi (Dancer)Rhodes, Lawrence (Dancer)Isaksen, Lone (Dancer)Dove, Ulysses (Dancer)Bije, Willy de la (Dancer)Czarny, Charles (Dancer)Sarstädt, Marian (Dancer)Hyde, Anne (Dancer)Lemaitre, Gérard (Dancer)Janmaat, Martinette (Dancer)Venza, Jac (Producer)Holder, Leo (Videographer)Kassel, Virginia (Producer)Nederlands Dans Theater (Dancer)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Public Program Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1952 - 1992
Table of ContentsA choreographer at work: Interview with John Butler. Telecast on WGBH-TV's A time to dance, no. 4, 1959. Interviewer: Martha Myers. For the complete program, see: *MGZIC 9-940 A choreographer at work. -- Amahl and the night visitors: trio. Mus: Menotti. Recorded in 1952. Perf. by Butler, Glen Tetley, and Mary Hinkson. -- The mark of Cain. Mus: Ravel. Telecast on WCBS-TV's Lamp unto my feet, November 3, 1963. Perf. by Carmen de Lavallade (Eve), Wesley Fata (Adam), Scott Douglas (Abel), and Tetley (Cain), with Juliet Fisher, Phyllis Gutelius, Fred Herko, Joseph Nelson, and Richard Zelen. For the complete recording, see: *MGZIC 9-572 or *MGZIC 9-2602. -- A choreographer at work: Interview with John Butler. See credits above. -- A choreographer at work: Three promenades with the Lord. See production credits above. Mus: perf. by Leon Bibb (singer) and Freda Miller (pianist). Perf. by Butler, De Lavallade, Sondra Lee, Bambi Linn, James Moore, Charles Saint-Amant, and Tetley. -- Five ballets of the five senses. Telecast by WNET-TV on October 3, 1967. Montage, followed by excerpts from the final ballet, Touch of loss (mus: Robert Starer, text: François Villon), perf. by De Lavallade and Mildred Dunnock. For a complete recording of Touch of loss, see: *MGZHB 6-752. -- Echoes of jazz: duet. Mus: Gunther Schuller. Telecast on WNET-TV's U.S.A.: Dance, no. 1, 1965. Perf. by Butler and Hinkson. For a complete recording, see: *MGZHB 12-120. -- Carmina burana. Mus: Carl Orff. Telecast by WNET-TV on September 10, 1964. Perf. by Nederlands Dans Theater: Tetley, Willy de la Bye, Charles Czarny, Marian Sarstädt, Anne Hyde, Gérard Lemaitre, Martinette Janmaat, and others. For the complete recording, see: *MGZIC 7-190. -- According to Eve. Mus: George Crumb. Recorded in rehearsal with Butler in 1972 (?). Perf. by Judith Jamison, Michihiko Oka, and Masazumi Chaya of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. For a complete recording, see: *MGZIC 9-1460. -- After Eden. Mus: Lee Holby. Telecast on WCBS-TV's Camera three on the program Dances of youth and maturity on April 4, 1971. Introduction by Butler. Perf. by Lawrence Rhodes and Lone Isaksen. For the complete recording, see: *MGZIC 9-778 Dances of youth and maturity. -- Portrait of Billie. Mus: Billie Holiday's songs. Recorded by Leo Holder in rehearsal with Butler at Jacob's Pillow in 1992. Perf. by De Lavallade and Ulysses Dove.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8752
TopicsCelebrating John Butler (1993 : New York Public Library)Mark of Cain (Choreographic work : Butler)Three promenades with the Lord (Choreographic work : Butler)Touch of loss (Choreographic work : Butler)Carmina burana (Choreographic work : Butler)According to Eve (Choreographic work : Butler)After Eden (Choreographic work : Butler)Portrait of Billie (Choreographic work : Butler)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesVenue: Compilation of film and video excerpts shown during the symposium Celebrating John Butler, presented in the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on December 6, 1993.Creation/production credits: Producer: Jac Venza. Associate producer: Virginia Kassel.Additional physical form: For the complete symposium, including these film and video excerpts, see: *MGZIC 9-4131 Celebrating John Butler.Acquisition: Gift of Jac Venza
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (34 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY946068930-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176159Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49e69520-889c-0138-464b-51f0369badc3
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