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Joffrey Ballet [videorecording].

Title
Joffrey Ballet [videorecording].
Publication
1977.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-1953 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (47 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Series Statement
Joffrey Ballet Collection.
Uniform Title
  • Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title and date of The green table from original container.
Event (note)
  • Rehearsal for the Green table videotaped in studio, in rehearsal clothes without masks, at City Center, New York, on April 8, 1977. Rehearsal for the Dream videotaped in studio, in rehearsal clothes, at City Center, New York, probably in March 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.): The green table : scenes I-VI (ca. 26 min.) / choreography by Kurt Jooss ; staged by Anna Markard ; music by Frederic A. Cohen ; rehearsal supervised by Anna Markard ; dancers include Christian Holder (Death), Gary Chryst (the profiteer), Trinette Singleton (?) (the old mother), and Beatriz Rodriguez (guerrilla woman). Alternate cast members occasionally appear on camera -- The dream : [excerpts] (ca. 6 min.) / choreography by Frederick Ashton ; directed and staged by John Hart ; music by Felix Mendelssohn ; arranged by John Lanchbery ; first excerpt (ca. 1 min.) danced by Kevin McKenzie (Oberon) and unidentified male dancer as Puck; second excerpt recorded in a rehearsal supervised by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet, with Tom van Cauwenbergh (Oberon) and unidentified male dancer as Puck.
  • Disc 2 (15 min.): The green table : scenes VII-VIII (ca. 9 min.) / conclusion of rehearsal on disc 1 --The dream : [excerpts] (ca. 6 min.) / rehearsal supervised by Michael Somes, working on choreography for the four lovers, who include Jan Hanniford as Hermia.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1953
Title
Joffrey Ballet [videorecording].
Imprint
1977.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
Joffrey Ballet Collection.
Performer
Danced by the Joffrey Ballet.
Event
Rehearsal for the Green table videotaped in studio, in rehearsal clothes without masks, at City Center, New York, on April 8, 1977. Rehearsal for the Dream videotaped in studio, in rehearsal clothes, at City Center, New York, probably in March 1977.
Summary
Complete run-through of The green table, recorded on tapes also containing rehearsal footage from The dream.
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 9-5317.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Added Author
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. Teacher
Holder, Christian, dancer.
Chryst, Gary, dancer.
Rodriguez, Beatriz, dancer.
McKenzie, Kevin, dancer.
Cauwenbergh, Tom van, dancer.
Hanniford, Jan, dancer.
Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979, choreographer.
Markard, Anna, 1931- Restager
Cohen, Frederic A., 1901-1967. Composer
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Hart, John, 1921 July 4- Director
Hart, John, 1921 July 4- Restager
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Composer
Lanchbery, John. Arranger
Joffrey Ballet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1953
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