Lords of Persia ; Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt

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Title
Lords of Persia ; Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt
Additional title: Parson Weems and the cherry tree (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Additional title: Lords of Persia (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Names
Hawkins, Erick (Donor)
Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)
Ward, Cathy (Dancer)
Wiatt, John (Dancer)
Lynes, Alan (Dancer)
Howard, Randy (Dancer)
Tobiason, Kevin (Dancer)
Diachenko, Nada (Dancer)
Richman, Natalie (Dancer)
Boros, Frank (Designer)
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 (Composer)
Lee, Ralph (Designer)
Lee, Ralph (Costume designer)
Dlugoszewski, Lucia, 1931-2000 (Composer)
Dorazio, Ralph (Designer)
Sais, Ray (Designer)
Engstrom, Robert (Lighting designer)
Erick Hawkins Dance Company (Performer)
Hawkins, Erick (Dancer)
Hawkins, Erick (Scenarist)
Collection

Erick Hawkins Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-04
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Lords of Persia (approx. 17 min.). Music: Lucia Dlugoszewski. Scenery and polo sticks: Ralph Dorazio. Costumes: Ralph Lee. Danced by Randy Howard, Kevin Tobiason, Alan Lynes, and John Wiatt. - Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt (approx. 15 min.). Music: Virgil Thomson. Scenario: Hawkins. Designs: Dorazio, Ray Sais, Frank Boros, and Lee. Danced by Wiatt (Parson Weems), Tobiason (George Washington), Hawkins (Clown, his angel), Nada Diachenko (Martha Washington), Natalie Richman (Molly Pitcher), and Cathy Ward (Flag).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7189 ; *MGZIC 9-1939 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Walnut Street Theater, Philadelphia, in April 1977.
Performers: Performed by 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.
Content: Parson Weems performance is concluded, with a few minutes' loss of material, on: *MGZIC 9-1951 Hurrah: Excerpts [and] Greek dreams, with flute: Excerpts [and] Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (32 min.) :sound, black and white and color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916030163-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170095
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b4316b0-34db-0135-c929-7dd6929c86e2
Rights Statement
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  • 1977: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lords of Persia ; Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d5e1aea9-4646-4647-9bf7-9efdff2e692e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lords of Persia ; Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d5e1aea9-4646-4647-9bf7-9efdff2e692e

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Lords of Persia ; Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d5e1aea9-4646-4647-9bf7-9efdff2e692e

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Lords of Persia ; Parson Weems and the cherry tree, etc.: Excerpt