Les arts florissants

Title
Les arts florissants [videorecording] / presented by the French Institute/Alliance Française as part of the concert series Soirées Baroques.
Publication
c1995.
Electronic Resource
available at Library for the Performing Arts only.

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Additional Authors
Description
  • 1 streaming video file (61 min., 17 sec.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
  • 1 videocassette (Betacam SP, NTSC) (61 min.) : sd., col. ;
Uniform Title
Arts florissants (Choreographic work : Tjaarda)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Historical re-creations.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of Concert Royal, the New York Baroque Dance Company, Florence Gould Hall of the French Institute/Alliance Française, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
  • Accompanied by house program.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting, Stephen Cowles.
Performer (note)
  • Danced by the New York Baroque Dance Company: Catherine Turocy (artistic director), Alan Tjaarda Jones (choreography and stage direction), Patricia Beaman, Derek Clifford, Carlos Fittante, Rachel List, Keith Michael, and Ani Udovicki.
  • Singers: Amanda Balestrieri, Martha Elliott, Rita Lilly (sopranos), Alexandra Montano (mezzo-soprano), Tony Boutté (tenor), Philip Cutlip (bass-baritone), Charles Fornara (baritone), Bruce Rameker (countertenor).
  • Music performed by Concert Royal: James Richman (artistic director/harpsichord), Judson Griffin, Leah Nelson (baroque violins), Lisa Terry (viola da gamba), Sandra Miller, Anne Briggs (baroque flutes).
  • Works introduced by James Richman.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Florence Gould Hall, the French Institute/Alliance Française, New York, on November 10, 1995, by Penny Ward.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contents
  • Les caractères de la danse (1715) (ca. 13 min.) / choreography, Catherine Turocy after Françoise Prévost ; music, Jean-Féry Rebel ; costume, Marilyn Skow ; mask, Jane Stein ; danced by Catherine Turocy. The sections of the work are: Prélude -- Courante -- Menuet -- Bourrée -- Chaconne -- Sarabande -- Gigue -- Rigaudon -- Passepied -- Gavotte -- Sonate -- Loure -- Musette -- Sonate.
  • Les arts florissants: Idylle en musique, H. 487 (ca. 48 min.) / choreography and stage direction, Alan Tjaarda Jones ; music, Marc Antoine Charpentier ; musical direction, James Richman ; costumes, Marie Anne Chiment, Mary Myers, Marilyn Skow ; masks, Stanley Allan Sherman ; cast (in order of appearance): Martha Elliott (La Musique), Rita Lilly (La Poésie), Tony Boutté (La Peinture), Alexandra Montano (L'Architecture), Philip Cutlip (La Discorde), Amanda Balestrieri (La Paix) ; Tony Boutté, Philip Cutlip, Martha Elliott, Charles Fornara, Rita Lilly, Alexandra Montano, Bruce Rameker (choeur des guerriers, des arts, et des furies) ; dances (in order of appearance): Ouverture / danced by Derek Clifford and Carlos Fittante -- Air des guerriers / danced by Derek Clifford and Keith Michael -- Entrée des furies / danced by Rachel List and Ani Udovicki -- Menuet / danced by Carlos Fittante -- Menuet à deux / danced by Patricia Beaman and Carlos Fittante -- Chaconne / danced by the company -- Sarabande en rondeau / danced by the company.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2367
Title
Les arts florissants [videorecording] / presented by the French Institute/Alliance Française as part of the concert series Soirées Baroques.
Imprint
c1995.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Danced by the New York Baroque Dance Company: Catherine Turocy (artistic director), Alan Tjaarda Jones (choreography and stage direction), Patricia Beaman, Derek Clifford, Carlos Fittante, Rachel List, Keith Michael, and Ani Udovicki.
Singers: Amanda Balestrieri, Martha Elliott, Rita Lilly (sopranos), Alexandra Montano (mezzo-soprano), Tony Boutté (tenor), Philip Cutlip (bass-baritone), Charles Fornara (baritone), Bruce Rameker (countertenor).
Music performed by Concert Royal: James Richman (artistic director/harpsichord), Judson Griffin, Leah Nelson (baroque violins), Lisa Terry (viola da gamba), Sandra Miller, Anne Briggs (baroque flutes).
Works introduced by James Richman.
Credits
Lighting, Stephen Cowles.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Florence Gould Hall, the French Institute/Alliance Française, New York, on November 10, 1995, by Penny Ward.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5066.
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Local Subject
Choreography -- Reconstruction.
Baroque dancing.
Mask dances.
Added Author
Richman, James. Conductor. Instrumentalist. Commentator
Turocy, Catherine, choreographer.
Turocy, Catherine. Director
Turocy, Catherine, dancer.
Balestrieri, Amanda. Singer
Elliott, Martha. Singer
Lilly, Rita. Singer
Montano, Alexandra. Singer
Boutté, Tony. Singer
Cutlip, Philip. Singer
Fornara, Charles. Singer
Rameker, Bruce. Singer
Beaman, Patricia, dancer.
Clifford, Derek, dancer.
Fittante, Carlos, dancer.
List, Rachel, dancer.
Michael, Keith, dancer.
Udovicki, Ani, dancer.
Griffin, Judson. Instrumentalist
Nelson, Leah. Instrumentalist
Terry, Lisa. Instrumentalist
Miller, Sandra. Instrumentalist
Briggs, Anne (Flutist)
Jones, Alan Tjaarda, choreographer. Director
Prévost, Françoise, approximately 1680-1741, choreographer.
Rebel, Jean-Féry, 1666-1747. Composer
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine, 1643-1704. Composer
Cowles, Stephen. Lighting designer
Skow, Marilyn. Costume designer
Stein, Jane Alois. Costume designer
Chiment, Marie Anne. Costume designer
Myers, Mary. Costume designer
Sherman, Stanley Allan. Costume designer
Ward, Penny, videographer.
Concert Royal (Musical group : U.S.)
New York Baroque Dance Company.
French Institute/Alliance Française (U.S.)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Arts florissants (Choreographic work : Tjaarda)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2367
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