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Balanchine's Apollo [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-3401Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
  • Blumenthal, Sallie
  • Nichols, Madeleine M
  • Nichols, Kyra
  • Reiman, Elise
  • Tallchief, Maria
  • Wilde, Patricia, 1928-
  • Mason, Francis
  • Lavery, Sean
  • Ludlow, Conrad
  • Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994
  • France, Charles Engell
  • Martins, Peter, 1946-
  • Farrell, Suzanne, 1945-
  • Bering, Christiane
  • D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021
  • Hayden, Melissa
  • Eglevsky, André
  • Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019
  • Johnson, Nancy
  • Morris, Marnee
  • Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018
  • Jillana
  • Neary, Patricia
  • Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987
  • Fallis, Barbara
  • Balanchine, George
  • Ward, Penny
  • Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987
  • Barzel, Ann
  • Leacock, Richard
  • Balanchine, George.
  • New York City Ballet.
  • San Francisco Ballet.
  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
  • New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
  • Balanchine Symposia (1992-1993 : New York Public Library)
4 videocassettes (U-matic, NTSC) (182 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 3/4 in.
Excerpts from the symposium. For Arlene Croce and Christopher O'Riley's presentation The music of Apollo, which also appeared on this program, see: *MGZIC 9-3403.
  • Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by Penny Ward at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on January 11, 1993, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts. Part of the Balanchine Symposia, a series of public programs presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in connection with the exhibition Balanchine. Coordinator for Public Programs for the Dance Collection: Sallie Blumenthal.
  • Cassette 1: Welcoming remarks (approx. 3 min.) by Madeleine Nichols, curator of the Dance Collection. -- Film: Apollon musagète (approx. 33 min., b&w), from Le New York City Ballet, telecast on L'heure du concert by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1968. Perf. by Peter Martins (Apollo), Suzanne Farrell (Terpsichore), Marnee Morris (Polymnie), and Karin von Aroldingen (Calliope). This recording also appears on *MGZIC 9-1777. -- Film: Apollo: Calliope's solo (approx. 2 min., si., b&w). Filmed by Carol Lynn at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Mass., in 1956. Perf. by Christiane Bering of the San Francisco Ballet. This recording also appears on *MGZHB 8-92. Introduced by Nichols. -- Cassette 2: Film: Apollo: excerpts (approx. 13 min., b&w), telecast on the Bell Telephone Hour by NBC-TV on January 18, 1963. Perf. by Jacques d'Amboise (Apollo), Melissa Hayden (Terpsichore), Jillana (Calliope), and Patricia Neary (Polyhymnia). This recording also appears on *MGZIC 9-572. Introduced by Nichols. -- Panel: The muses (approx. 26 min.). Moderator: Francis Mason. Ballerinas Kyra Nichols, Elise Reiman, Maria Tallchief, and Patricia Wilde discuss their experiences in working with Balanchine on the ballet. -- Cassette 3: Continuation of The muses (approx. 20 min.). -- Audiotapes of interviews with ballerinas Alexandra Danilova and Felia Doubrovska (approx. 5 min.). -- Film: Apollo (approx. 7 min., si., b&w). Filmed by Ann Barzel in
  • Chicago, 1946. Perf. by Igor Youskevitch/André Eglevsky (Apollo), Alicia Alonso (Terpsichore), Nora Kaye (Polyhymnia), and Barbara Fallis (Calliope). This recording also appears on *MGZIC 9-1837 Nora Kaye. Introduced by Charles France. -- Panel: Apollo, leader of the muses (approx. 29 min.). Moderator: France. Sean Lavery, Conrad Ludlow, and Youskevitch discuss learning and performing the role of Apollo. A film excerpt by Lynn shows Ludlow dancing the role at Jacob's Pillow in 1956. -- Cassette 4: Continuation of Apollo, leader of the muses (approx. 17 min.). -- Film: Apollo (approx. 19 min.). Filmed by Lynn at Jacob's Pillow, 1956. Perf. by the San Francisco Ballet: Ludlow (Apollo), Nancy Johnson (Terpsichore), Bering (Calliope), and Sally Bailey (Polyhymnia). This recording also appears on *MGZHB 8-92. Introduced by Sallie Blumenthal. -- Videotape: A Stravinsky portrait: Balanchine rehearsing Apollon musagète (approx. 7 min.). Photography/editing: Richard Leacock. Telecast by WNET-TV on June 11, 1972. Perf. by Farrell (Terpsichore), d'Amboise (Apollo), and Gloria Govrin (Calliope). Balanchine, Stravinsky, and members of the New York City Ballet also appear on camera. This recording also appears on *MGZIC 9-1019. Introduced by Blumenthal.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3401
Balanchine's Apollo [videorecording]
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Balanchine's Apollo.
Added Author
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971, composer.
Blumenthal, Sallie, speaker.
Nichols, Madeleine M, commentator.
Nichols, Madeleine M, speaker.
Nichols, Kyra, speaker.
Reiman, Elise, speaker.
Tallchief, Maria, speaker.
Wilde, Patricia, 1928- speaker.
Mason, Francis, moderator.
Lavery, Sean, speaker.
Ludlow, Conrad, speaker, dancer.
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994, dancer.
France, Charles Engell, speaker, moderator.
Martins, Peter, 1946- dancer.
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- dancer.
Bering, Christiane, dancer.
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, dancer.
Hayden, Melissa, dancer.
Eglevsky, André, dancer.
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019, dancer.
Johnson, Nancy, dancer.
Morris, Marnee, dancer.
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018, dancer.
Jillana, dancer.
Neary, Patricia, dancer.
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987, dancer.
Fallis, Barbara, dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Ward, Penny, videographer.
Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987, cinematographer.
Barzel, Ann, cinematographer.
Leacock, Richard, cinematographer.
New York City Ballet.
San Francisco Ballet.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
Balanchine Symposia (1992-1993 : New York Public Library)
Balanchine, George. Apollo
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3401
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