Meditation on Orpheus

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Meditation on Orpheus
Additional title: Meditation on Orpheus (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Hawkins, Erick (Donor)
Hawkins, Erick (Dancer)
Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000 (Composer)
Raya (Costume designer)
Sais, Ray (Designer)
Erick Hawkins Dance Company (Performer)
Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)

Erick Hawkins Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7186 ; *MGZIC 9-1936 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance from the left balcony in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in November 1977.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Erick Hawkins. Music: Alan Hovhaness. Designs: Ray Sais. Maenads' costumes: Raya.
Performers: Performed by Erick Hawkins and members of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
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 (18 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916029401-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170069
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 20aea3b0-3d93-0135-fdec-6f8fc729bb5d
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Meditation on Orpheus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Meditation on Orpheus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Meditation on Orpheus Retrieved from

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Meditation on Orpheus