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American Ballet Theatre: A close-up in time [videorecording]

Title
American Ballet Theatre: A close-up in time [videorecording] / WNET/13-TV ; directed by Jerome Schnur ; produced by Jac Venza.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET-TV, 1973.

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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (90 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Cynthia Gregory and Hillary B. Miller.
Uniform Title
  • Etudes (Choreographic work : Lander, H)
  • Pillar of fire (Choreographic work : Tudor)
  • River (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Rodeo (Choreographic work : De Mille)
  • Swan lake (Choreographic work : Blair after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
  • Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Associate producer, Ken Campbell.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on October 8, 1973 by WNET/13-TV, New York.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassettes.
Contents
  • Disc 1. Les sylphides (excerpts) / choreography, Mikhail Fokin ; music, Frédéric Chopin ; scenery, Alexandre Benois ; danced by Karena Brock, Ellen Everett, Christine Sarry, John Prinz and corps de ballet.
  • Rodeo: Scene one / choreography, Agnes de Mille ; music, Aaron Copland ; sets, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Kermit Love ; danced by Christine Sarry, Terry Orr, Marcos Paredes, and company.
  • Pillar of fire (complete ballet) / choreography, Antony Tudor ; music, Arnold Schönberg ; scenery and costumes, Jo Mielziner ; cast, Sallie Wilson (Hagar), Ellen Everett (Youngest sister), Bonnie Mathis (Oldest sister), Marcos Paredes (Young man from the house opposite), Gayle Young (Friend), and company.
  • Swan lake: Black swan pas de deux (beginning) / choreography, David Blair ; music, Peter Tchaikovsky ; sets, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Freddy Wittop ; Performed by Cynthia Gregory and Ted Kivitt.
  • Disc 2. Swan lake: Black swan pas de deux (conclusion).
  • The river: Lake / choreography, Alvin Ailey ; music, Duke Ellington ; costumes, Frank Thompson ; danced by Cynthia Gregory, Marcos Paredes, and company.
  • Etudes: Tarantella / choreography, Harald Lander ; music, Knuḋage Riisager ; sets and costumes, Rolf Gerard ; danced by Eleanor D'Antuono, Ted Kivitt, Ivan Nagy, and company.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5629
Title
American Ballet Theatre: A close-up in time [videorecording] / WNET/13-TV ; directed by Jerome Schnur ; produced by Jac Venza.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET-TV, 1973.
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassettes.
Event
Telecast on October 8, 1973 by WNET/13-TV, New York.
Credits
Associate producer, Ken Campbell.
Summary
Members of American Ballet Theatre are seen in rehearsal, in class, backstage, and in performance. Includes commentary by Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Lucia Chase, and others.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-229.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. American Ballet Theatre: A close-up in time.
Added Author
Sarry, Christine, dancer.
Prinz, John, dancer.
Orr, Terry, dancer.
Brock, Karena, dancer.
Everett, Ellen, 1942- dancer.
Paredes, Marcos, dancer.
Wilson, Sallie, dancer.
Mathis, Bonnie, dancer.
Young, Gayle, dancer.
Gregory, Cynthia, dancer.
Kivitt, Ted, dancer.
D'Antuono, Eleanor, dancer.
Nagy, Ivan, 1943-2014, dancer.
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986. Commentator
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
De Mille, Agnes, choreographer.
De Mille, Agnes, commentator.
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987, choreographer. Commentator
Blair, David, 1932-1976, choreographer.
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Lander, Harald, 1905-1971, choreographer.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Composer
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951. Composer
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Composer
Riisager, Knudåge, 1897-1974. Composer
Venza, Jac. Producer
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976. Set designer
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976. Costume designer
Schnur, Jerome. Director
American Ballet Theatre.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Rodeo (Choreographic work : De Mille)
Pillar of fire (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Blair after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
River (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Etudes (Choreographic work : Lander, H)
Gift of Cynthia Gregory and Hillary B. Miller.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5629
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