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Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996

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BOX 23-24, 40-41, 43, 45 Photographs, circa 1935-1994
This series consists of formal portraits and snapshots of dancers and other individuals associated with the Dance Theater. Group photographs are organized under Dance Theater Company, and images from the opening night of Choreo '50 are filed together. Some folders contain photographic negatives of existing prints. Also included in this series are two photographic metal print plates, one of which features Leila Goldoni and the other Don Martin. Photographs of specific productions are organized under Individual Works within Production Files. Images of classes and children's performances are arranged under Education Files.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 23/10 Album, undated
BOX-FOLDER 40/8 Bishop, Leigh, circa 1954
BOX-FOLDER 23/11 Brunswick, Liz, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 40/9 Covacevicia, Nick, circa 1955
BOX-FOLDER 23/12, 40/10-11 Dance Theater Company, 1937-1953, circa 1955
BOX-FOLDER 24/1 Dance Theater, opening of Choreo '50, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 24/2 de Lavallade, Carmen, 1950, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 40/12 de Lavallade, Yvonne, circa 1954
BOX-FOLDER 24/3 Ellington, Duke, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 24/4 Eng, Frank, 1953, 1994 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/5 Finch, Constance, circa 1948
BOX-FOLDER 24/6 Foster, Suzanne, undated
BOX-FOLDER 40/13 Gernreich, Rudi, 1949 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/7 Goldoni, Leila, undated
BOX 41 Goldoni, Leila, undated
Photographic metal printing plate
BOX-FOLDER 24/8 Hanayagi, Tokuyae, undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/9 Hill, Jack, undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/10, 40/14, 45/20 Horton, Lester, circa 1935-1953
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Johnson, Janice, undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/12 Johnson, Suzanne, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 40/15 Kadden, Diane, circa 1954
BOX-FOLDER 24/13 Katz, Gita, circa 1954
BOX-FOLDER 24/14 Kawasumi, Nana, circa 1955
BOX-FOLDER 24/15 Koerner, Martha, circa 1954
BOX-FOLDER 24/16 Lewitzky, Bella, 1937-1950
BOX-FOLDER 24/17 Limiou, Jeanna, circa 1955
BOX-FOLDER 24/18 Maldonado, Larry, 1954-1955
BOX 41 Martin, Don, undated
Photographic metal printing plate
BOX-FOLDER 24/19 Maracci, Carmelita, undated
BOX-FOLDER 45/21 Mitchell, James, circa 1945
BOX-FOLDER 24/20 Orans, Sandra, 1949 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/21 Ratcliff, Carl, undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/22 Salkin, Jeri, undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/23 Silver, Lilyan, circa 1954
BOX-FOLDER 24/24 Trisler, Joyce, circa 1954
BOX-FOLDER 24/25 Truitte, James, 1954 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 43/10 Van Cleve, Kita, circa 1937
BOX-FOLDER 24/26 Unidentified individuals, undated
BOX-FOLDER 24/27 Unidentified miscellaneous, undated
BOX 24-33, 44, 46 Music, 1918-1959
Contains music composed for or collected by Horton and the Dance Theater company. Composers with significant representation in this series include Judith Hamilton, Lou Harrison, Pérez Prado, Gertrude Rivers Robinson, Milton Rosen, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Several folders consist of percussion orchestrations for an unidentified version of Horton's Salome. This series also contains a manuscript score for Alvin Ailey's According to St. Francis by Gershon Kingsley.
Arranged alphabetically by composer and title therein.
Abel, Simon
BOX-FOLDER 26/1 Lysistrata, undated
Manuscript sketches
Adams, Robert M.
BOX-FOLDER 26/2 A Lost Soul in Outer Space, op. 7, no. 1, 1946
Printed score for piano
Albeniz, Isaac
BOX-FOLDER 26/3 Seguidilla, 1-2, undated
Copyist scores for piano
Antheil, George
BOX-FOLDER 26/4 Suite for the Piano, 1942
Printed score for piano
Arlen, Harold and Ted Koehler
BOX-FOLDER 24/28 Get Happy - Fox Trot, 1930
Printed parts
Barnet, Charlie
BOX-FOLDER 26/5 Redskin Rumba, 1945
Printed conductor score and parts
Basie, Count
BOX-FOLDER 26/6 Jumpin' at the Woodside, 1938
Printed violin 1 part
Benjamin, Bennie and George Weiss
BOX-FOLDER 24/29 I'll Never Be Free, 1950
Printed parts
Brown, Nacio Herb
BOX-FOLDER 24/30 Temptation, 1946
Lyrics by Arthur Freed; arranged by Marke Winsten
Printed parts
Cano, Eddie
BOX-FOLDER 26/7 Ican, 1954
Printed score for piano
Clar, Arden
BOX-FOLDER 24/31 Similau, 1948
English lyrics by Harry Coleman; Spanish lyrics by Leopoldo Gonzalez; arranged by Sy Oliver
Printed parts
Cooper, Bob
BOX-FOLDER 44/1 Salome, undated
Maunscript full score
BOX-FOLDER 26/8 Salome, undated
Copyist parts
Covington, Audrée
BOX-FOLDER 26/9 Medea, undated
Manuscript score for two pianos
Creston, Paul
BOX-FOLDER 26/10 Five Little Dances, 1946
Printed score for piano
Cutner, Sidney
BOX-FOLDER 26/11 Chronicle, undated
Manuscript parts
BOX-FOLDER 26/12 Chronicle, undated
Manuscript sketches
BOX-FOLDER 26/13 Danse Congo, undated
Manuscript sketches
Dorn, Gerhardt
BOX-FOLDER 27/1 Departure, 1940
Holograph score
Ellington, Mercer
BOX-FOLDER 33/8 Things Ain't What They Used To Be, undated
Lyrics by Ted Persons; arranger unknown
Manuscript parts
Gade, Jacob
BOX-FOLDER 27/2 Jalousie, undated
Manuscript violin part with pasteovers
Garland, Joe
BOX-FOLDER 27/3 Leap Frog, 1942
Lyrics by Leo Corday; arranged by Lowell Martin
Printed parts
Goodman, Benny, Chick Webb and Edgar Sampson
BOX-FOLDER 25/1 Stompin' at the Savoy, 1936
Arranged by Spud Murphy
Printed parts
Hamilton, Judith
BOX-FOLDER 27/4 The Beloved, 1948
Manuscript score for piano
BOX-FOLDER 27/5 The Beloved, undated
Manuscript score and sketch
BOX-FOLDER 44/2 Totem Incantation, undated
Manuscript full score
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