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Additional title: Illuminations (Choreographic work : Walker)
Macandrew, James (Host)
Cahan, Cora (Dancer)
Best, Dale (Dancer)
Horvath, Ian (Dancer)
Uthoff, Michael (Dancer)
Thomas, Evan (Singer)
Walker, Norman (Choreographer)
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 (Composer)
Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891 (Author)
Havinga, Nick (Director)
Gallagher, Dan (Producer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1966-06-12
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7825
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-773 (former)
Televised dance
Televised performances
Television programs
Venue: Telecast on Camera three by WCBS-TV on June 12, 1966.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Norman Walker. Music: Benjamin Britten (Les illuminations, op. 18, text by Arthur Rimbaud) sung by tenor Evan Thomas with pianists Herbert Kaplan and Margaret Bachman. Performed by Cora Cahan, Dale Best, Ian Horvath, and Michael Uthoff.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY857017947-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161337
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5aa1bed0-8425-0135-d2f4-079e63fbb27e
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1966: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Illuminations" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1966-06-12.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Illuminations" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 21, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1966-06-12). Illuminations Retrieved from

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