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Dance ID: 594
ChoreographerDate Choreographed
Antony Tudor 1942
Dance Title: Pillar of fire
Premier: Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Opera House
Premier City: New York
Premier State: NY
Premier Country: US
Premier Date: April 8, 1942
Description of Work: Ballet based on the poem "Transfigured Night" by Richard Dehmel.
Version Staged by:  
Running Time: 31:00
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Style of MovementComments

ICKL Number

NotatorPrimary NotatorYear Notated
Airi Hynninen 1982
Status of Score
Handwritten manuscript

Pagination: xxiv, 201
Level of Notation: Intermediate/Advanced

Number of Women: 13
Number of Minimum Women: 13
Number of Men: 8
Number of Minimum Men: 8
Number of Either Gender: 0
Number of Minimum of Either Gender: 0
Number of Soloist (Women): 0
Number of Soloist (Men): 0
Number of Soloist (Either Gender): 0
Number of Principle (Women): 0
Number of Principle (Men): 0
Number of Principle (Either Gender): 0
Total Cast: 21
Alternate Cast:  
Additional Cast:  
Level of Dancer: Advanced/Professional
Casting Notes:  
Dancers in Original Version: Lucia Chase, Nora Kaye, Annabelle Lyon, Antony Tudor, Hugh Laing, Maria Karnilova, Charles Dickson, Jean Davidson, John Krizia, Virginia Wilcox, Wallace Siebert, Jean Hunt, Barbara Fallis, Sono Osato, Rosella Hightower, Muriel Bentley, Jerome Robbins, Donald Saddler, Frank Hobi, Galina Razoumova, Roszika Sabo
Dancers in Staged Version: Lise Houlton, Anna Spelman, Lisa De Ribere, Michael Owen, Victor Barbee, Elaine Kudo, Carolyn Brown, Ellen Kradfft, Lisa Lockwood, Meg Potter, Johann Renvall, Garland Deadrick, Raymond Perrin, Kristine Soleri, Lucette Katerndahl, Valerie Madonia, Ethan Brown, George Thompson, Ron Tice, Elizabeth Carr, Fanchon Cordell

Costume DesignerComments
Jo Mielziner  
Set DesignerComments
Jo Mielziner  
Lighting DesignerComments
Jean Rosenthal  

Costume Information: Costume swatches and sketches available at NYPL
Lighting Information: Detailed lighting information provided with score. Contact American Ballet Theater for lighting cue sheets
Props Information:  
Set Information: Detail set information provided with score
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Music ComposerComments
Arnold Schoenberg  

Music Title:Verklärte nacht, op. 4

Music Formats Available from the DNBMusic Format Comments
Marked Score  

Live Music Required:
Music in Public Domain:
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Music Availablity Offsite:  
Other Music Information: Score publisher: International Music Co.
LabanWriter Format
Permission for Education: Yes
Permission for Education Comments:  
Permission for Research: Yes
Permission for Research Comments:  
Permission for Performance: Contract Required
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Dance in Public Domain:
Copyright Information: Copyright 1983 by Antony Tudor
Royalty FeeComments
Call for information  
Licensing FeeComments
Call for information  
Artist Contact
Sally Brayley Bliss, Executor Antony Tudor Ballet Trust

DNB Archival Score Available:
Archival Score Comment: Locate at OSU Library
Archival Score Box Label:  
Archival Score Condition: Excellent
Archival Revised Score:
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Master Copy Available:
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Circulating Copy Available:
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Item Microfilmed:
Archival Offsite Copy
Microfilm: OSU Special Collection Box 5-216
Score Copy: NYPL Dance Division
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Archival PapersComments
Costume Information, Swatches, and Sketches 
Set Information and Design 
Checker's MaterialsComments by Maria Szentpal
Lighting Information and Design  

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