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Additional title: Medea (Choreographic work : Butler)
Fracci, Carla (Dancer)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981 (Composer)

John Butler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1975 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9768
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5695 (former)
Mythology, Greek
Pas de deux
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981 -- Medea
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: choreography by John Butler ; music by Samuel Barber.
Content: Title and performers' names from original container.
Performers: Danced by Carla Fracci and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, location and date not identified.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (12 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
No linguistic content, Not applicable
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13912018
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 57a010c0-89a0-0135-738f-4da3993464f1
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

  • 1975: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Medea" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Medea" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Medea Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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