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Choreography by Balanchine, Part IV [videorecording]

Title
Choreography by Balanchine, Part IV [videorecording] / WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Emile Ardolino ; produced by Merrill Brockway and Judy Kinberg ; choreography (reconceived for television), George Balanchine.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET/Thirteen, 1979.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (69 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Uniform Title
  • Pas de deux [1960] (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Steadfast tin soldier (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Tschaikovsky suite no. 3 (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Executive producer, Jac Venza ; art direction and lighting, Ralph Holmes ; writer, Arlene Croce.
Performer (note)
  • Introduced by Edward Villella.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on the Dance in America series by WNET-13, New York on March 7, 1979.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam SP cassette.
Contents
  • Ballo della regina (ca. 21 min.) / music, Giuseppe Verdi ; costumes, Ben Benson ; performed by Merrill Ashley, Robert Weiss, Debra Austin, Bonita Borne, Stephanie Saland, Sheryl Ware, and ensemble.
  • The steadfast tin soldier (ca. 11 min.) / music, Georges Bizet ; scenery and costumes, David Mitchell ; performed by Patricia McBride and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • Elégie (from Tschaikovsky suite no. 3) (ca. 12 min.) / music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; scenery, Peter Harvey ; costumes, Nicolas Benois ; performed by Karin von Aroldingen, Sean Lavery, Maria Calegari, Carole Divet, Nina Fedorova, Susan Freedman, Lourdes Lopez, and Carol Marie Strizak.
  • Tchaikovsky pas de deux (ca. 8 min.) / music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; scenery, Peter Harvey ; costumes, Karinska ; performed by Patricia McBride and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • Allegro brillante (beginning; ca. 10 min.) / music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; scenery, Peter Harvey ; costumes, Karinska ; performed by Suzanne Farrell, Peter Martins, Renee Estopinal, Lisa de Ribere, Marjorie Spohn, Heather Watts, Tracy Bennett, Stephen Caras, Victor Castelli, and Joseph Duell ; piano solo, Gordon Boelzner -- Allegro brillante (conclusion; ca. 5 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5478
Title
Choreography by Balanchine, Part IV [videorecording] / WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Emile Ardolino ; produced by Merrill Brockway and Judy Kinberg ; choreography (reconceived for television), George Balanchine.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET/Thirteen, 1979.
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam SP cassette.
Event
Telecast on the Dance in America series by WNET-13, New York on March 7, 1979.
Credits
Executive producer, Jac Venza ; art direction and lighting, Ralph Holmes ; writer, Arlene Croce.
Performer
Performed by members of the New York City Ballet.
Music played by the New York City Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Robert Irving.
Introduced by Edward Villella.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-113.
Local Subject
Television. Dance in America.
Ballet in television. Choreography by Balanchine.
Added Author
Villella, Edward, 1936- commentator.
Ashley, Merrill, dancer.
Weiss, Robert, 1949 March 1- dancer.
McBride, Patricia, 1942- dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- dancer.
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018, dancer.
Lavery, Sean, dancer.
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- dancer.
Martins, Peter, 1946- dancer.
Austin, Debra E., dancer.
Borne, Bonita, dancer.
Saland, Stephanie, dancer.
Ware, Sheryl, dancer.
Calegari, Maria, dancer.
Divet, Carole, dancer.
Fedorova, Nina, 1958- dancer.
Freedman, Susan, dancer.
Lopez, Lourdes, dancer.
Strizak, Carol Marie, dancer.
Estópinal, Renée, dancer.
De Ribère, Lisa, dancer.
Spohn, Marjorie, dancer.
Watts, Heather, dancer.
Bennett, Tracy, dancer.
Castelli, Victor, dancer.
Caras, Steven, dancer.
Duell, Joseph, dancer.
Irving, Robert, 1913-1991. Conductor
Boelzner, Gordon. Instrumentalist
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Karinska, Barbara, costume designer.
Benson, Ben C, costume designer.
Mitchell, David. Set designer
Mitchell, David, costume designer.
Benois, Nicola, 1901-1988, costume designer.
Venza, Jac. Producer
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Composer
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Composer
Brockway, Merrill. Producer
Ardolino, Emile, director.
Croce, Arlene. Author
Kinberg, Judy. Producer
Holmes, Ralph. Lighting designer
Harvey, Peter, 1933- Set designer
New York City Ballet.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Balanchine, George. Allegro brillante
Balanchine, George. Ballo della regina
Added Title
Steadfast tin soldier (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Tschaikovsky suite no. 3 (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Pas de deux [1960] (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5478
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