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American Ballet Theatre

Title
American Ballet Theatre [videorecording] / WNET ; Great Performances ; Live from Lincoln Center ; directed by Kirk Browning ; produced by Emile Ardolino.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET, c1978.

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Description
3 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (179 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of PBS and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Series Statement
Live from Lincoln Center
Uniform Title
  • Live from Lincoln Center (Television program). Show 014.
  • Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Don Quixote (Choreographic work). Pas de deux.
  • Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Firebird (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Alternative Title
ABT: Live from Lincoln Center
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Television.
  • Video.
Note
  • Formerly cataloged under the title ABT: Live from Lincoln Center.
Credits (note)
  • Executive producer, John Goberman ; intermission director, Robert Schwartz ; writer, Tobi Tobias.
Performer (note)
  • Commentator: Martin Bookspan.
  • Host/interviewer: Robert MacNeil.
  • Conductor: Akira Endo.
Event (note)
  • Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N.Y., and telecast live by WNET-TV as part of its series Great Performances: Live from Lincoln Center, on May 17, 1978.
Contents
  • Cassette 1 (ca. 72 min. total). Les sylphides (ca. 36 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine; music, Frédéric Chopin, orchestrated by Benjamin Britten; scenery, Alexandre Benois; lighting, Nananne Porcher; danced by Eleanor D'Antuono, Rebecca Wright, Marianna Tcherkassky, Ivan Nagy, and corps de ballet.
  • Grand pas de deux from Don Quixote (ca. 15 min.) / choreography after Marius Petipa; music, Leon Minkus; lighting, Nananne Porcher; danced by Natalia Makarova, and Fernando Bujones.
  • Backstage interviews (ca. 17 min.) with Natalia Makarova, Fernando Bujones, and Erik Bruhn.
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 93 min. total). Theme and variations (ca. 24 min.) / choreography, George Balanchine; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; costumes, Desmond Heeley; lighting, Jennifer Tipton; danced by Gelsey Kirkland, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and others.
  • Backstage interviews (ca. 17 min.) with Gelsey Kirkland and Erik Bruhn.
  • The firebird (ca. 46 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine, restaged by Christopher Newton; music, Igor Stravinsky; scenery and costumes, Nathalie Gontcharova; lighting, Nananne Porcher; danced by Cynthia Gregory (the Firebird), John Meehan (Prince Ivan), Marcos Paredes (the immortal Kostchei), Leslie Browne (the Princess), and others.
  • Cassette 3. Backstage with Live from Lincoln Center [interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov] (c1977; ca. 14 min.) / taped and telecast on June 2, 1977, after a performance of Giselle. Director, Robert Schwarz; producer, John Goberman; interviewer and new introduction: Dick Cavett.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7276
Title
American Ballet Theatre [videorecording] / WNET ; Great Performances ; Live from Lincoln Center ; directed by Kirk Browning ; produced by Emile Ardolino.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET, c1978.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Live from Lincoln Center
Event
Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N.Y., and telecast live by WNET-TV as part of its series Great Performances: Live from Lincoln Center, on May 17, 1978.
Credits
Executive producer, John Goberman ; intermission director, Robert Schwartz ; writer, Tobi Tobias.
Performer
Danced by American Ballet Theatre.
Commentator: Martin Bookspan.
Host/interviewer: Robert MacNeil.
Conductor: Akira Endo.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. ABT: Live from Lincoln Center.
Ballet in television. Les sylphides.
Ballet in television. Don Quixote.
Ballet in television. Theme and variations.
Ballet in television. Firebird.
Television. Live from Lincoln Center.
Added Author
D'Antuono, Eleanor, dancer.
Wright, Rebecca, 1947-2006, dancer.
Tcherkassky, Marianna, dancer.
Nagy, Ivan, 1943-2014, dancer.
Bujones, Fernando, 1955-2005, dancer. Interviewee
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- dancer. Interviewee
Kirkland, Gelsey, dancer. Interviewee
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- interviewee.
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986. Interviewee
Meehan, John, 1950- dancer.
Gregory, Cynthia, dancer.
Browne, Leslie, dancer.
Paredes, Marcos, dancer.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Minkus, L., 1826-1917. Composer
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Composer
Ardolino, Emile. Producer
Tobias, Tobi. Author
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer
Newton, Christopher, 1936 June 24- Restager
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008. Director
Schwarz, Robert. Director
MacNeil, Robert, 1931- Host. Interviewer
Bookspan, Martin. Commentator
Endō, Akira. Conductor
Goberman, John. Producer
Cavett, Dick. Interviewer
American Ballet Theatre.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Added Title
ABT: Live from Lincoln Center [videorecording]
Live from Lincoln Center (Television program). Show 014.
Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Don Quixote (Choreographic work). Pas de deux.
Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Firebird (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Gift of PBS and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7276
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