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Il pastor fido
Additional title: Terpsichore (Choreographic work : Turocy)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Turocy, Catherine (Choreographer)
Turocy, Catherine (Dancer)
Jacoby, Ann (Dancer)
Minter, Drew (Singer)
Monoyios, Ann, 1949- (Singer)
Bowers, Martha (Dancer)
Dye, Kimberly (Dancer)
Meshekoff, Luisa (Dancer)
Tolle, Roger (Dancer)
Garcia, Paco (Dancer)
Martin, James (Dancer)
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)
Richman, James (Conductor)
Skow, Marilyn (Costume designer)
Levenson, Eric (Designer)
New York Baroque Dance Company (Performer)
Concert Royal (Musical group : U.S.) (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983-08-26
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Reel 1. Terpsichore (ballet prologue) - Reel 2. Act I. The Arcadian countryside. - Reel 3. Act II. The cave of Erichina in the mountains. - Reel 4. Act III. The forest; the temple of Diana.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2156
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-604 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Presentation of George Frederick Handel's opera Il pastor fido, with the ballet prologue Terpsichore (1734) videotaped in performance by the Jerome Robbins Archive August 26, 1983 at Marymount Manhattan Theater, New York.
Creation/production credits: Musical direction: James Richman. Choreography: Catherine Turocy. Stage direction: Patrick Swanson. Set design: Eric Levenson. Costumes: Marilyn Skow.
Performers: Music performed by the Concert Royal Orchestra and vocal soloists Drew Minter, Ann Monoyios, Johana Arnold, Mary Ann Hart, Julianne Baird, and Kurt Owen Richards. Dances performed by members of the New York Baroque Dance Company: Catherine Turocy, Ann Jacoby, Martha Bowers, Kimberly Dye, Luisa Meshekoff, Roger Tolle, Paco Garcia, and James Martin.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 videocassettes (U-matic) (166 min., 55 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY857017125-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161258
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76e9f6c0-4b4e-0133-d8d5-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1983: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Il pastor fido" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Il pastor fido" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2022.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). Il pastor fido Retrieved from

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Il pastor fido