Jazz calendar [videorecording]

Title
Jazz calendar [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 5-1959 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
3 videodiscs (NTSC) (61 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 from original containers ; date from original container of cassette 2.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, at City Center, New York, on March 22, 1977, and other dates (?).
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 (28 min.): Monday (ca. 7 min.) / solo danced first by Jan Hanniford, then by Cynthia Anderson -- Tuesday (ca. 4 min.) / danced by Francesca Corkle, Kevin McKenzie, and unidentified man -- Thursday (ca. 6 min.) / danced by Gary Chryst and six women -- Friday (ca. 5 min.) / danced by Ingrid Fraley (?) and Gregory Huffman -- Thursday (ca. 6 min.) / danced by an unidentified man and six women.
  • Disc 2 (23 min.): Sunday (ca. 5 min.) / danced by Lisa Slagle with Jan Hanniford, Gary Chryst, and other cast members -- Sunday (ca. 5 min.) / recorded on a different day ; danced by Lisa Slagle, Cynthia Anderson, Gary Chryst, and other cast members. The finale of this section is danced only by the male ensemble of the Saturday section -- Breakdown of the finale (ca. 12 min. total). Different groups of dancers take turns performing their own parts of the finale. In order of appearance, the groups are: Tuesday ; Thursday (male soloist) and Sunday (female soloist) ; Friday and Monday ; Thursday (three women) ; Thursday (three women) ; Wednesday ; Saturday (four men) ; Saturday (four men).
  • Disc 3 (11 min.): Wednesday (ca. 6 min.) / danced by Charlene Gehm and four men -- Saturday (ca. 5 min.) / danced by nine men.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1959
Title
Jazz calendar [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, with piano accompaniment, at City Center, New York, on March 22, 1977, and other dates (?).
Summary
The sections of the ballet, titled after days of the week, are rehearsed out of sequence and with repetitions of material.
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 9-5323.
Added Author
Hanniford, Jan, dancer.
Anderson, Cynthia, dancer.
McKenzie, Kevin, dancer.
Corkle, Francesca, dancer.
Chryst, Gary, dancer.
Huffman, Gregory, dancer.
Gehm, Charlene, dancer.
Slagle, Lisa, 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 5-1959
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