BOOK OF BEASTS

Opus Number: 52
Music: Schubert, Weber, Saint-Saëns, Mozart, Beethoven, Boccherini, de Falla, and Tchaikovsky, transcribed for harpsichord
Costumes: John Rawlings
Lighting: Jennifer Tipton
Date First Performed: July 2, 1971

Notes: “A sardonic suite that mocks human foibles, medievalism, music and dance conventions in thoroughly beguiling ways. A lovely, fiendishly clever dance.” – Deborah Jowitt, The Village Voice

Michael Trusnovec, photo by Ben McKeown

2068 1432 Paul Taylor Dance Company



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