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Opening night of the New York State Theater [videorecording]

Opening night of the New York State Theater [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*MGZHB 12-645Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*MGZIDVD 5-3206Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


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1 videodisc (NTSC) (56 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Gift of Jacques D'Amboise.
Uniform Title
Stars and stripes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Kinescope of CBS-TV live telecast of portion of opening night ceremonies at New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City, April 23, 1964. Produced and directed by Ray Abel and Merrill Brockway. Written by Ray Gandolf. Host: Robert Trout.
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  • DVD.
CONTENTS: Introduction by Robert Trout. -- Speeches by Malcolm Wilson, William Schuman, Nelson Rockefeller. -- Stars and stripes: excerpts. Choreography: George Balanchine. Music: John Philip Sousa, arr. by Hershey Kay. Costumes: Karinska. Performed by the New York City Ballet. Soloists include William Weslow (3rd Campaign); Patricia McBride and Jacques D'Amboise (4th Campaign); Suki Schorer, Gloria Govrin (5th Campaign). -- Informal interviews with George Balanchine, Lincoln Kirstein, Jacques D'Amboise, Morton Baum, and Philip Johnson.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3206
Opening night of the New York State Theater [videorecording]
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Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-4153.
Local Subject
Television. Opening night of the New York State Theater.
Added Author
Weslow, William, dancer.
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, dancer.
McBride, Patricia, 1942- dancer.
Govrin, Gloria, dancer.
Schorer, Suki, dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Balanchine, George. Interviewee
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996. Interviewee
Baum, Morton, 1905-1968. Interviewee
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932. Composer
Karinska, Barbara. Costume designer
Kay, Hershy. Stars and stripes.
Schuman, William, 1910-1992. Speaker
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979. Speaker
New York (N.Y.). New York State Theater.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Stars and stripes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Gift of Jacques D'Amboise.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3206
*MGZHB 12-645
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