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The Parliament of Birds

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The Parliament of Birds


Choreography by William Dollar
Music by Ottorino Respighi (Gliuccelli suite for small orchestra)
Libretto based on themes from Farid ud-Din Attar's poem The Conference of the Birds

World Premiere

Ballet Theatre Workshop
April 21, 1958
Phoenix Theatre
New York, New York

Cast:
Students from the Ballet Theatre School