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Pennsylvania Ballet

Title
Pennsylvania Ballet [videorecording] / WNET/13 ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; produced by Emile Ardolino.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1976.

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Additional Authors
  • Weisberger, Barbara.
  • Harkarvy, Benjamin
  • Harkarvy, Benjamin.
  • Serrano, Lupe.
  • Saa, Margarita de.
  • LaFontsee, Dane
  • Myers, Edward
  • Schwender, Jerry
  • Schergen, Janek
  • Danto, Joanne
  • Drotar, Gregory
  • Calzada, Alba
  • Darhower, Marcia
  • Lucci, Michelle
  • Rhodes, Lawrence
  • Brown, Karen
  • Hadley, Tamara
  • Hochman, Mark
  • Jordan, David R.
  • Leon, Barry
  • Warren, Gretchen Ward
  • Yancey, Missy
  • Hecht, Paul.
  • Brockway, Merrill.
  • Ardolino, Emile.
  • Manen, Hans van, 1932-
  • Balanchine, George
  • Czarny, Charles
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
  • Vroom, Jean Paul.
  • Wijnberg, Nicolaas, 1918-2006.
  • Stokvis, Joop.
  • Tobias, Tobi.
  • Pennsylvania Ballet Company.
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Members of the Pennsylvania Ballet perform works from the company repertoire. Includes a historical survey of dance in Philadelphia, an interview with company director Barbara Weisberger, class and rehearsal scenes with artistic director Benjamin Harkarvy, and segments on the company school showing Margarita de Saa and Lupe Serrano teaching class.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Uniform Title
  • Grosse Fuge (Choreographic work : Manen)
  • Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Madrigalesco (Choreographic work : Harkarvy)
  • Adagio, Hammerklavier (Choreographic work : Manen)
  • Concerto grosso (Choreographic work : Czarny)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Written by Tobi Tobias.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on the Dance in America series on June 2, 1976 by WNET/13, New York.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Contents
  • Grosse Fuge: Men's dance / choreography and costumes, Hans van Manen ; music, Ludwig van Beethoven ; sets, Jean Paul Vroom ; danced by Dane LaFontsee, Edward Myers, Jerry Schwender, and Janek Schergen.
  • Concerto barocco: 2nd movement / choreography, George Balanchine ; music, J. S. Bach ; danced by Joanne Danto, Gregory Drotar, and members of the company.
  • Madrigalesco: Prelude and Pas de quatre / choreography, Benjamin Harkarvy ; music, Antonio Vivaldi ; costumes, Nicolas Wijnberg ; danced by Alba Calzada, Marcia Darhower, Edward Myers, and Jerry Schwender.
  • Adagio, Hammerklavier: Third duet / choreography, Hans van Manen ; music, Ludwig van Beethoven ; costumes, Jean Paul Vroom ; danced by Michelle Lucci and Lawrence Rhodes.
  • Concerto grosso / choreography, Charles Czarny ; music, G. F. Händel ; costumes, Joop Stokvis ; danced by Karen Brown, Tamara Hadley, Mark Hochman, David Jordan, Dane LaFontsee, Barry Leon, Gretchen Warren, and Missy Yancey.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5524
OCLC
NYPY777036015-F
Title
Pennsylvania Ballet [videorecording] / WNET/13 ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; produced by Emile Ardolino.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1976.
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Event
Telecast on the Dance in America series on June 2, 1976 by WNET/13, New York.
Credits
Written by Tobi Tobias.
Performer
Narrator: Paul Hecht.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-318.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Pennsylvania Ballet.
Television. Dance in America.
Added Author
Weisberger, Barbara. Interviewee
Harkarvy, Benjamin, choreographer.
Harkarvy, Benjamin. Teacher
Serrano, Lupe. Teacher
Saa, Margarita de. Teacher
LaFontsee, Dane, dancer.
Myers, Edward, dancer.
Schwender, Jerry, dancer.
Schergen, Janek, dancer.
Danto, Joanne, dancer.
Drotar, Gregory, dancer.
Calzada, Alba, dancer.
Darhower, Marcia, dancer.
Lucci, Michelle, dancer.
Rhodes, Lawrence, dancer.
Brown, Karen, dancer.
Hadley, Tamara, dancer.
Hochman, Mark, dancer.
Jordan, David R., dancer.
Leon, Barry, dancer.
Warren, Gretchen Ward, dancer.
Yancey, Missy, dancer.
Hecht, Paul. Narrator
Brockway, Merrill. Director
Ardolino, Emile. Producer
Manen, Hans van, 1932- choreographer (expression)
Balanchine, George, choreographer (expression)
Czarny, Charles, choreographer (expression)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Composer
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741. Composer
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Composer
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Composer
Vroom, Jean Paul. Designer
Wijnberg, Nicolaas, 1918-2006. Costume designer
Stokvis, Joop. Costume designer
Tobias, Tobi. Author
Pennsylvania Ballet Company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Grosse Fuge (Choreographic work : Manen)
Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Madrigalesco (Choreographic work : Harkarvy)
Adagio, Hammerklavier (Choreographic work : Manen)
Concerto grosso (Choreographic work : Czarny)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5524
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