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Baryshnikov at the White House

Title
Baryshnikov at the White House [videorecording]
Publication
1979.

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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (68 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Harlequinade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Jewels (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Other dances (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Three Chopin dances (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Tarantella (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Note
  • Performance by Mikhail Baryshnikov with Patricia McBride and Heather Watts telecast by WNET from the East Room of the White House, February 25, 1979. Choreography: George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. Host: Edward Villella.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassettes.
Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1. Introduction by Villella and very brief comments by President Carter (8 min.). Duet from Harlequinade (13 min.): Choreography by Balanchine, music by Riccardo Drigo, performed by Baryshnikov and McBride, with students from the Washington School of Ballet. Excerpt from Rubies section of Jewels (6 min.): choreography by Balanchine, music by Igor Stravinsky (Capriccio for piano and orchestra), danced by Baryshnikov and Watts. Three Chopin dances, with choreography by Robbins and costumes by Santo Loquasto (21 min.): the first dance, a pas de deux from Other dances, performed by Baryshnikov and McBride: the second dance, a solo from Dances at a gathering, performed by McBride; the third dance, a world premiere, danced by Baryshnikov and McBride -- Cassette 2. Tarantella (6 1/2 min.): choreography by Balanchine, music by Louis Gottschalk, performed by Baryshnikov and McBride.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5748
Title
Baryshnikov at the White House [videorecording]
Imprint
1979.
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassettes.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-369.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Baryshnikov at the White House.
Ballet in television. Harlequinade.
Ballet in television. Jewels.
Ballet in television. Dances at a gathering.
Ballet in television. Other dances.
Ballet in television. Three Chopin dances.
Ballet in television. Tarantella.
Added Author
Villella, Edward, 1936- Host
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- dancer.
McBride, Patricia, 1942- dancer.
Watts, Heather, dancer.
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Composer
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Drigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930. Composer
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869. Composer
Loquasto, Santo, costume designer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Washington School of Ballet (Washington, D.C.)
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Added Title
Harlequinade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Jewels (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Other dances (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Three Chopin dances (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Tarantella (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5748
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