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The Harvest According

Repertory Archive

The Harvest According

Choreography by Agnes de Mille
Music by Virgil Thomson (various passages from his Cello Concerto, Symphony on a Hymn Tune, and The Mother of Us All)
Scenery and Costumes by Lemuel Ayres
Lighting by Peggy Clark

World Premiere

October 1, 1952
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

I. Birth – Liane Plane (Girl), Gemze de Lappe (Mother)
II. Games – Ruth Ann Koesun (Child), Kelly Brown (Boy)
III. The Harvest – Gemze de Lappe (Woman), Liane Plane (Friend), Jenny Workman (Child Grown Up), Kelly Brown (Young Man)