Greek dreams, with flute

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Greek dreams, with flute
Additional title: Greek dreams, with flute (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Hawkins, Erick (Donor)
Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)
Dorazio, Ralph (Sculptor)
Raya (Costume designer)
Taggart, Tad (Costume designer)
Erick Hawkins Dance Company (Performer)
Hawkins, Erick (Dancer)

Erick Hawkins Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-10
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - The sections of the work are performed in this order: i, nymph of the grass of meadows; ii, gymnopaidia and strophe of gift bringers; iv, year daimon, performed by Hawkins; iii, plato's 2 are halves of 1; v, choros of the daughters of okeanos; and vi, satyr play, performed by Hawkins and others. Tape ends before conclusion of work.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7193 ; *MGZIC 9-1943 (former)
Dance rehearsals
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in stage rehearsal with scenic elements, in New Haven, Connecticut, in October 1975.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Erick Hawkins. Music: Claude Debussy (Syrinx), Maurice Ohana (Four improvisations), Edgard Varèse (Density 21.5), Alan Hovhaness (Sonata, Opus 118), Yorisune Matsudaira (Somaksah), André Jolivet (Five incantations). Sculpture: Ralph Dorazio. Costumes: Raya and Tad Taggart.
Performers: Danced by 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.
Content: In the background is the hanging set for Cantilever. All dancers in costume except Erick Hawkins and an unidentified man, who wear rehearsal clothes. Tight shot; for wide shot, see: *MGZIC 9-1949 Greek dreams, with flute.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (32 min.) : sound, black and white; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916030062-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170091
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bcfa3260-29cb-0135-b171-3d1c11c0b113
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  • 1975: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Greek dreams, with flute" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Greek dreams, with flute" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2023.

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Greek dreams, with flute