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The West Side waltz: Act 1 rehearsal

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The West Side waltz: Act 1 rehearsal
Additional title: West Side waltz
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (Performer)
Loudon, Dorothy (Performer)
Margulies, David (Performer)
Baff, Regina (Performer)

Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981 (Inferred)
Table of Contents
[Part 1, Act 1, scenes 1-2] Music excerpts: [Unidentified violin music] (2 times) -- My mother's exercise/Scales (piano) -- Du und du: version 1 (piano) ; versions 2-4 (piano and violin) / Johann Strauss Jr. -- School for Velocity: op. 299, no. 31 / C. Czerny -- [Beginning] Flight of the bumblebee (2 times) (piano) / Rimsky-Korsakov -- Piano concerto (BWV 1052) (movement no. 1, lyrical section) (piano) / J. S. Bach -- Flight of the bumblebee (piano and violin) / Rimsky-Korsakov. |||| [Part 2, Act 1, scene 3] Music excerpts: [Unidentified violin music] -- Twinkle, twinkle, little star (Variations) (piano, guitar and violin) / W. A. Mozart [ends abruptly]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1390
Theater rehearsals
Piano music, Arranged
Violin and piano music, Arranged
Trios (Piano, guitar and violin), Arranged
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Fledermaus. Du und Du. Selections; arranged
Czerny, Carl, 1791-1857. Schule der Geläufigkeit. No. 31. Selections
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Skazka o t︠s︡are Saltane. Nu, teperʹ, moĭ shmelʹ. Selections; arranged
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Concertos, harpsichord, string orchestra, BWV 1052, D minor. Allegro (1st movement). Selections; arranged
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Variationen über Ah, vous dirai-je maman. Selections; arranged
Statement of responsibility: play by Ernest Thompson.
Content: Title from original audiocassette label.
Content: "Act 1; West Side waltz'"--From original audiocassette label.
Performers: Katharine Hepburn (Margaret Mary Elderdice) ; Dorothy Loudon (Cara Vamum) ; David Margulies (Serge Dabrinsky) ; Regina Baff (Robin Bird) ; with pre-recorded piano, violin and guitar music excerpted tracks.
Venue: Recording Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York, N. Y. [1981]
Acquisition: Separated from; Billy Rose Theatre Division, Katharine Hepburn papers, 1854-1997 (bulk 1928-1994); 2007.
Content: Forms part of: Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials, *L(Special) 08-31.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (68 min., 11sec.) : analog, stereo
This recording is an excerpted rehearsal of Act 1 of the Broadway play "The West Side waltz", starring Katharine Hepburn, Dorothy Loudon, David Margulies and Regina Baff. The play also features excerpts of music arranged for piano, piano/violin, and piano/violin/guitar.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 903961272
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20535925
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c923550-b885-0133-dbab-60f81dd2b63c
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

  • 1907: Creator Born
  • 1981: Created
  • 2003: Creator Died
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The West Side waltz" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The West Side waltz" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 16, 2021.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1981). The West Side waltz Retrieved from

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The West Side waltz