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A Stravinsky portrait

A Stravinsky portrait [videorecording]

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Additional Authors
  • Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
  • Craft, Robert.
  • Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016.
  • Balanchine, George
  • Balanchine, George.
  • Farrell, Suzanne, 1945-
  • D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021
  • Govrin, Gloria
  • Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-1978.
  • Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986.
  • Leacock, Richard.
  • Liebermann, Rolf, 1910-1999.
  • Hudson, Sarah.
  • New York City Ballet.
  • 1 streaming video file (58 min., 16 sec.) : sd., b&w; 1/2 in.
  • 1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., b&w ;
Film clips of Igor Stravinsky at his home in Hollywood, California, in London, and in Hamburg with various friends and associates, including his wife Vera Stravinsky, Robert Craft, Pierre Boulez, Nicolas Nabokov, George Balanchine, Suzanne Farrell, Jacques d'Amboise, Gloria Govrin, Gerald Heard and Christopher Isherwood. Of particular dance interest are several brief conversations between Stravinsky and Balanchine regarding tempo, pulse and time; and a brief clip of Balanchine in Hamburg rehearsing Apollon musagète for a performance on German TV by Suzanne Farrell, Jacques d'Amboise, Gloria Govrin and the New York City Ballet to a new recording of the music conducted by Stravinsky.
Dance rehearsals.
  • Telecast on WNET-TV, June 11, 1972. Film photographed and edited by Richard Leacock. Producer: Rolf Liebermann for Norddeutscher Rundfunk by Leacock Pennebaker, Inc. Sound recording by Sarah Hudson.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 8929
A Stravinsky portrait [videorecording]
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-1019.
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Local Subject
Television. A Stravinsky portrait.
Added Author
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Depicted
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Speaker
Craft, Robert. Depicted
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016. Depicted
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Balanchine, George. Depicted
Balanchine, George, speaker.
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- dancer.
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, dancer.
Govrin, Gloria, dancer.
Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-1978. Depicted
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986. Depicted
Leacock, Richard. Cinematographer
Leacock, Richard. Film editor
Liebermann, Rolf, 1910-1999. Producer
Hudson, Sarah.
New York City Ballet.
Balanchine, George. Apollo
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 8929
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