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Mito [videorecording] : Works & Process at the Guggenheim

Title
Mito [videorecording] : Works & Process at the Guggenheim / performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson ; performance series co-producer, Tom Roush ; television producers and editors, David Gordon and Scott Fraser ; television director, Scott Fraser ; choreography by Gigi Gheorghe Caciuleanu ; music by Benjamin Britten and Silvano Bussotti.
Publication
1986.

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Description
1 DVD (NTSC) (28 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Gift of Genevieve Oswald, additional copy.
  • Gift of Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Mary Sharp Cronson, producer.
Series Statement
Works & Process at the Guggenheim Collection ; 009
Uniform Title
Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Subjects
Credits (note)
  • Director of ballet, Beppe Menegatti ; scenery, Sandro Chia ; lighting, Jan Kroeze.
Event (note)
  • Telecast in 1986 as part of the television series documenting the "Works and process" performance series presented by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Funding (note)
  • With support from The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, StreamingCulture at the Graduate Center, The City University of New York digitized and authored the DVDs of the video archive of Works & Process at the Guggenheim.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1009
Title
Mito [videorecording] : Works & Process at the Guggenheim / performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson ; performance series co-producer, Tom Roush ; television producers and editors, David Gordon and Scott Fraser ; television director, Scott Fraser ; choreography by Gigi Gheorghe Caciuleanu ; music by Benjamin Britten and Silvano Bussotti.
Imprint
1986.
Series
Works & Process at the Guggenheim Collection ; 009
Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Performer
Danced by Carla Fracci (Ariadne/Phaedra), Gheorghe Iancu (Minotaur/Theseus/Hippolytus), Maurizio Dolcini (Destiny), Aurora Bonelli (Oenone), and others.
Credits
Director of ballet, Beppe Menegatti ; scenery, Sandro Chia ; lighting, Jan Kroeze.
Event
Telecast in 1986 as part of the television series documenting the "Works and process" performance series presented by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Summary
Documentary on the presentation of the ballet Mito at the Guggenheim Museum on April 27 and 28, 1986, prior to its European premiere. Includes interviews with the choreographer and dancers, scenes of rehearsals, and excerpts from the performance, which included commentaries by Caciuleanu, Menegatti, and the critic Clive Barnes. The ballet, inspired by Greek legends as reinterpreted by the French playwright Jean Racine, includes the following scenes: Birth of the Minotaur, pas de deux of Theseus and Ariadne, pas de deux of Phaedra and Hippolytus, and the death of Phaedra.
Funding
With support from The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, StreamingCulture at the Graduate Center, The City University of New York digitized and authored the DVDs of the video archive of Works & Process at the Guggenheim.
Local Subject
Literature and dance.
Drama and dance.
Ballet in television. Mito.
Television. Guggenheim: Works and process.
Added Author
Fracci, Carla, dancer.
Iancu, Gheorghe, dancer.
Caciuleanu, Gigi, 1947- choreographer. Commentator
Dolcini, Maurizio, dancer.
Bonelli, Aurora, dancer.
Menegatti, Beppe. Commentator
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008. Commentator
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Composer
Bussotti, Sylvano. Composer
Racine, Jean, 1639-1699. Author
Chia, Sandro, 1946- Designer
Kroeze, Jan. Lighting designer
Cronson, Mary Sharp. Producer
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Added Title
Gift of Works & Process at the Guggenheim, Mary Sharp Cronson, producer.
Gift of Genevieve Oswald, additional copy.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1009
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