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An evening of opera-ballet

Title
An evening of opera-ballet [electronic resource] / presented by the French Institute/Alliance Française.
Publication
1993.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (92 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • Danse et ses plaisirs (Choreographic work : Turocy)
  • Pygmalion (Choreographic work : Turocy)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Music performed by Concert Royal; artistic director, James Richman.
  • Danced by the New York Baroque Dance Company; artistic director, Catherine Turocy.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image in performance at Florence Gould Hall, New York, on October 8, 1993, by Penny Ward.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • Cassette 1 (ca. 45 min.). La danse et ses plaisirs / choreography, Catherine Turocy ; music, Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville (Pièces de clavecin en sonates no. 4 in C major) ; costumes, Marie Anne Chiment ; lighting, Stephen Cowles ; cast: Allegro, danced by Diane Epstein and Catherine Turocy ; Aria, danced by Turocy; Giga, danced by Epstein, Rachel List, Carlos Fittante, Keith Michael, and Turocy.
  • L'Espagne (from L'Europe galante) / choreography, Guillaume Louis Pecour, reconstructed by Catherine Turocy ; music, André Campra ; costumes, Marie Anne Chiment and Marilyn Skow ; lighting, Stephen Cowles ; sung by Jeffrey Thomas (Dom Pedro), Kevin Deas (Dom Carlos), Christine Brandes (une espagnole), Robert Etherington (un espagnol), and Tamara Crout, Susanne Peck, and Bruce Rameker ; danced by Rachel List, Carlos Fittante, Alan Tjaarda Jones, Patricia Beaman, and Keith Michael.
  • Cassette 2 (ca. 45 min.). Pygmalion: acte de ballet / choreography, Catherine Turocy ; stage direction, John Haber ; music, Jean-Philippe Rameau ; libretto, Houdard de la Motte ; scenery, Meredith George ; costumes, Marilyn Skow and Marie Anne Chiment ; masks, Jane Stein and Stanley Allan Sherman ; lighting, Steven Rosen ; sung by Jeffrey Thomas (Pygmalion, a sculptor), Tamara Crout (Céphise, in love with Pygmalion), Susanne Peck (la statue, his creation), Christine Brandes (Amour), and Tamara Crout, Robert Etherington, and Bruce Rameker (le peuple) ; danced by Andra Corvino, Diane Epstein, Catherine Turocy (les Graces) ; Patricia Beaman and Carlos Fittante (les jeux et les ris) ; Rachel List, Keith Michael, and Alan Tjaarda Jones (le peuple).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2308
OCLC
NYPY946013721-F
Title
An evening of opera-ballet [electronic resource] / presented by the French Institute/Alliance Française.
Imprint
1993.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Music performed by Concert Royal; artistic director, James Richman.
Danced by the New York Baroque Dance Company; artistic director, Catherine Turocy.
Event
Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image in performance at Florence Gould Hall, New York, on October 8, 1993, by Penny Ward.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-4077.
Additional Copy 1: 2 3/4" videocassettes, copied from A.O., 12/93; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage.
Additional Copy 2: 2 3/4" videocassettes, copied from A.O., 12/93; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage; was vid. viewing copy until 4/2017.
Local Subject
Television. Evening of opera-ballet.
Baroque dancing.
Opera ballet -- France.
Choreography -- Reconstruction.
Opera ballet. L'Europe galante.
Opera ballet. Pygmalion.
Added Author
Epstein, Diane, dancer.
Turocy, Catherine. Director
Turocy, Catherine, choreographer.
Turocy, Catherine. Restager
Turocy, Catherine, dancer.
List, Rachel, dancer.
Fittante, Carlos, dancer.
Michael, Keith, dancer.
Beaman, Patricia, dancer.
Corvino, Andra, dancer.
Jones, Alan Tjaarda, dancer.
Brandes, Christine. Singer
Matthews, Tamara. Singer
Peck, Suzanne. Singer
Thomas, Jeffrey (Tenor) Singer
Deas, Kevin. Singer
Etherington, Robert. Singer
Richman, James. Conductor
Skow, Marilyn. Costume designer
Haber, John. Director
Stein, Jane Alois. Costume designer
Sherman, Stanley Allan. Costume designer
George, Meredith. Designer
Rosen, Steven, lighting designer.
Ward, Penny, videographer.
Mondonville, Jean Joseph Cassanea de, 1711-1772. Composer
Pécourt, Guillaume Louis, 1653-1729, choreographer.
Campra, André, 1660-1744. Composer
La Motte, M. de (Antoine Houdar), 1672-1731. Librettist
Chiment, Marie Anne. Costume designer
Cowles, Stephen. Lighting designer
New York Baroque Dance Company.
Concert Royal (Musical group : U.S.)
French Institute/Alliance Française (U.S.)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Danse et ses plaisirs (Choreographic work : Turocy)
Pygmalion (Choreographic work : Turocy)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2308
*MGZIC 9-4077 (former)
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