Cakewalk

Choreography by: Ruthanna Boris

Music by: Louis Moreau Gottschalk; Adapted, Arranged, and Orchestrated by Hershy Kay

Performances

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Credits

Music
"Bamboula", "Won’t You Buy My Pretty Flowers?", "Josiphus Orange Blossom", "Adolphus Morning Glory", "La Gallina", "Marche des Giberos", "The Maiden’s Blush", "Orpha", "The Water Sprite", and "Pasquinade"
Premiere
June 12, 1951, New York City Ballet, City Center of Music and Drama
NYC Ballet Original Cast
Frank Hobi, Tanaquil Le Clercq, Beatrice Tompkins, Janet Reed, Patricia Wilde, Yvonne Mounsey, Herbert Bliss
Costumes by
Robert Drew and Keith Martin
Set by
Robert Drew and Keith Martin
Lighting by
Jean Rosenthal