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, Village Voice
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