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Additional title: Three (Choreographic work : Butler)
Meyer, Lynda (Dancer)
Cowden, Laurie (Dancer)
Vest, Vane (Dancer)
Ruud, Tomm (Dancer)
Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)
Ginastera, Alberto, 1916-1983 (Composer)
San Francisco Ballet (Performer)

John Butler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-02-03
Date Created: 1984-05-01
Table of Contents
Three (ca. 17 min.) / recorded on February 3, 1981 ; danced by Lynda Meyer, Vane Vest, and Tomm Ruud (?). |||| Three (ca. 18 min.) / recorded on May 1, 1984 ; danced by Laurie Cowden, Vane Vest, and Tomm Ruud.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9157
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5681 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the San Francisco Ballet ; choreography by John Butler ; music by Alberto Ginastera (String quartet no. 2)
Content: Title, performing company, and dates from original container.
Performers: Danced by members of the San Francisco Ballet.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, Calif.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (36 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13912000
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4de501c0-84ed-0135-cc52-393e25842863
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

  • 1981: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Three" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981 - 1984.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Three" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 14, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981 - 1984). Three Retrieved from

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