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Baryshnikov dances Balanchine [videorecording]

Title
Baryshnikov dances Balanchine [videorecording] / a co-production of WNET/New York and Danmarks Radio ; directed by Thomas Grimm ; produced by Judy Kinberg and Thomas Grimm.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1985.

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Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (58 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance in America.
Uniform Title
  • Steadfast tin soldier (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Who cares? (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Executive producer, Jac Venza.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on the Dance in America series by WNET/Channel 13, New York on Feb. 5, 1988.
Contents
  • Apollo (ca. 25 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky; danced by Mikhail Baryshnikov (Apollo); Christine Dunham (Terpsichore); Leslie Browne (Polyhymnia); Stephanie Saland (Calliope).
  • Footage of rehearsal of Balanchine's The steadfast tin soldier, with Baryshnikov, Balanchine, and Patricia McBride (1 min.).
  • Who cares? (concert version, ca. 11 min.) / music, George Gershwin, adapted and orchestrated by Hershy Kay; scenery, Ves Harper after stage design by Jo Mielziner; costumes, Karinska; danced by Baryshnikov, Christine Dunham, Leslie Browne, and Deirdre Carberry.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-1905
Title
Baryshnikov dances Balanchine [videorecording] / a co-production of WNET/New York and Danmarks Radio ; directed by Thomas Grimm ; produced by Judy Kinberg and Thomas Grimm.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET, 1985.
Event
Telecast on the Dance in America series by WNET/Channel 13, New York on Feb. 5, 1988.
Summary
Performances of choreographer George Balanchine's Apollo and a concert version of his Who cares? Comments by Mikhail Baryshnikov on ballet and Balanchine are included in the program. Footage of rehearsal with Baryshnikov, Balanchine and Patricia McBride is also seen.
Performer
Danced by Mikhail Baryshnikov with members of American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet.
Interviewer: Holly Brubach.
Music performed by the Danish Radio Concert Orchestra conducted by Paul Connelly.
Credits
Executive producer, Jac Venza.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Baryshnikov dances Balanchine.
Television. Dance in America.
Ballet in television. Apollo.
Ballet in television. Who cares?
Added Author
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- Interviewee
Saland, Stephanie, dancer.
Dunham, Christine, dancer.
Carberry, Deirdre, dancer.
McBride, Patricia, 1942- dancer.
Browne, Leslie, dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Composer
Kay, Hershy. Arranger
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Composer
Grimm, Thomas, 1942- Producer. Director
Kinberg, Judy. Producer
Connelly, Paul. Conductor
Harper, Ves. Set designer
Karinska, Barbara. Costume designer
Venza, Jac. Producer
Brubach, Holly. Interviewer
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Balanchine, George. Apollo
Added Title
Who cares? (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Steadfast tin soldier (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Gift of Dance in America.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-1905
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