Research Catalog

Balanchine

Title
Balanchine [electronic resource] / WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; produced by Judy Kinberg.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1984.

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Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Uniform Title
  • Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Serenade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Pas de deux [1960] (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Cotillon (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Biographies.
  • Video.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Writer, Holly Brubach; editor, Girish Bhargava; research director, Nancy Reynolds.
Performer (note)
  • Narration: Frank Langella.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by WNET/Channel 13, New York, on the Dance in America series on May 28 (Part I) and June 4, 1984 (Part II).
Contents
  • Dance contents: Part I (60 min.). Excerpts from: Apollo / danced by Peter Martins, Jacques d'Amboise, Igor Youskevitch, and Lew Christensen in different productions -- Apollo: pas de deux / danced by Suzanne Farrell and Martins -- Prodigal son / danced by Mikhail Baryshnikov in performance and with Balanchine in rehearsal -- Dark red roses / danced by Balanchine in the first British talking film -- Cotillon -- Serenade -- Carmen, The bat, and Card game at the Met -- Vera Zorina in film clips from I married an angel, I was an adventuress (fantasy version of Swan lake with Balanchine in cameo), and On your toes (Slaughter on Tenth Avenue with Eddie Albert) -- Four temperaments: Melancholic / danced by Bart Cook -- Concerto barocco / danced by Diana Adams and Tanaquil Leclercq -- Orpheus / danced by Nicholas Magallanes, Francisco Moncion, and Violette Verdy -- Symphony in C / debut performance, danced by New York City Ballet corps de ballet -- André Eglevsky and Adams on Ed Sullivan show -- Balanchine as Drosselmeyer in the Nutcracker -- Western symphony / danced by Leclercq and d'Amboise -- Ivesiana: The unanswered question / danced by Suki Schorer and Deni Lamont -- Square dance / danced by Patricia Wilde -- Leclercq in La valse and in Concertino with Adams and Eglevsky -- Stars and stripes / danced by Patricia McBride and d'Amboise.
  • Part II (60 min.). Excerpts from: Chaconne: pas de deux / danced by Farrell and Martins -- Apollo / danced by d'Amboise, Farrell, Gloria Govrin and Patricia Neary -- Agon / danced by Adams and Arthur Mitchell -- Ballet imperial and La source -- Scotch symphony / danced by Maria Tallchief and Eglevsky -- La valse, Concerto barocco, Elégie, Ivesiana, Divertimento no. 15, Who cares?, Four temperaments, Ballo della regina, Episodes -- Symphony in C / danced by Allegra Kent and Conrad Ludlow -- Movements for piano and orchestra / danced by Farrell and d'Amboise -- Liebeslieder Walzer / danced by Jillana and Ludlow -- Midsummer night's dream / danced by Farrell and Richard Rapp -- Figure in the carpet / danced by Adams -- Balanchine in studio choreographing to Yankee doodle dandy for television -- Who cares? / danced by Karin von Aroldingen -- Tzigane / danced by Farrell -- Pas de deux [1960] / danced by various casts in the same or sequential choreography -- Ballo della regina / danced by Merrill Ashley -- Jewels: Diamonds / danced by Farrell and Martins -- Balanchine and Robbins dancing together onstage in Pulcinella -- Balustrade -- Violin concerto / danced by Kay Mazzo, Martins, and ensemble -- Robert Schumann's Davidsbündlertänze / danced by Farrell and d'Amboise -- Apollo / danced by Martins.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 4596
Title
Balanchine [electronic resource] / WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; produced by Judy Kinberg.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1984.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Telecast by WNET/Channel 13, New York, on the Dance in America series on May 28 (Part I) and June 4, 1984 (Part II).
Credits
Writer, Holly Brubach; editor, Girish Bhargava; research director, Nancy Reynolds.
Summary
Two-part retrospective on the life and work of George Balanchine. Biographical material, interviews, rare tapes, and excerpts from many of his ballets throughout both programs give a comprehensive view of Balanchine's career. Part I covers the years from his birth in 1904 to the premiere of the New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center, New York in 1964. In Part II Balanchine's philosophy, his thoughts on music, Stravinsky, teaching, choreography, and dancing in general are explored.
Performer
Narration: Frank Langella.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-735.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Balanchine.
Television. Dance in America.
Added Author
Zorina, Vera, dancer.
Le Clercq, Tanaquil, dancer.
Adams, Diana, dancer.
Eglevsky, André, dancer.
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- dancer.
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, dancer.
Martins, Peter, 1946- dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Balanchine, George, dancer.
Brockway, Merrill, director.
Kinberg, Judy. Producer
Brubach, Holly. Author
Reynolds, Nancy, 1938- Researcher
Langella, Frank, narrator.
New York City Ballet.
American Ballet Company.
Ballet Society (New York, N.Y.)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Balanchine, George. Apollo
Added Title
Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Serenade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Pas de deux [1960] (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Cotillon (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 4596
*MGZIC 9-735 (former)
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