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Jazz calendar : [excerpts] [videorecording]

Title
Jazz calendar : [excerpts] [videorecording] / [presented by] the Joffrey Ballet ; choreography by Frederick Ashton ; directed and staged by Faith Worth from the Benesh notation score ; music by Richard Rodney Bennett.
Publication
1977.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*MGZIDVD 5-1963 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
disc 2Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*MGZIDVD 5-1963 disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (63 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Series Statement
Joffrey Ballet Collection.
Uniform Title
Jazz calendar (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title and date from original containers.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, in New York, on March 9, 1977.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (32 min.): Monday (ca. 4 min.) / danced by Cynthia Anderson -- Tuesday (ca. 4 min.) / danced by Francesca Corkle, Kevin McKenzie, and an unidentified man -- Thursday (ca. 5 min.) / danced by Gary Chryst and six women -- Friday (ca. 5 min.) / danced by Ingrid Fraley (?) and Gregory Huffman -- Saturday (ca. 7 min.) / danced by nine men -- Sunday (ca. 7 min.) / performed by Lisa Slagle and other cast members, but without the Wednesday section dancers.
  • Disc 2 (31 min.): Monday (ca. 4 min.) / danced by Jan Hanniford and other alternate cast members -- Tuesday (ca. 7 min.) / danced by Ann Marie De Angelo, Kevin McKenzie, and unidentified man. This section is not completely performed -- Thursday (ca. 6 min.) / danced by an unidentified man and six women -- Saturday (ca. 4 min.) / danced by nine men -- Sunday (ca. 10 min.) / danced without Wednesday section dancers.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1963
Title
Jazz calendar : [excerpts] [videorecording] / [presented by] the Joffrey Ballet ; choreography by Frederick Ashton ; directed and staged by Faith Worth from the Benesh notation score ; music by Richard Rodney Bennett.
Imprint
1977.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
Joffrey Ballet Collection.
Performer
Danced by the Joffrey Ballet.
Event
Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, in New York, on March 9, 1977.
Summary
Rehearsal supervised by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet. The Wednesday section of the ballet does not appear in this recording. The other six sections of the ballet are performed twice, with alternate casts appearing on cassette 2. Many of the sections are interrupted for corrections and refinement of the choreography. Artistic director Robert Joffrey addresses the cast at the end of disc 2.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-5324.
Added Author
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. tcmm
Joffrey, Robert. Speaker
Anderson, Cynthia, dancer.
McKenzie, Kevin, dancer.
Corkle, Francesca, dancer.
Chryst, Gary, dancer.
Huffman, Gregory, dancer.
Slagle, Lisa, dancer.
Hanniford, Jan, dancer.
De Angelo, Ann Marie, dancer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Worth, Faith. Director
Worth, Faith. Restager
Bennett, Richard Rodney. Composer
Joffrey Ballet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Jazz calendar (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1963
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