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Joffrey Ballet [videorecording]

Title
Joffrey Ballet [videorecording] / choreography by Frederick Ashton.
Publication
1977.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (23 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)
  • Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title and date of Façade from original container.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York, in March 1977. Facade recorded on March 7, 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
The dream [excerpts] (ca. 7 min.) / staged by John Hart ; music, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ; arranged by John Lanchbery ; excerpts from the choreography and mime for Oberon and Puck, coached by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet, and danced by Kevin McKenzie (Oberon), Tom van Cauwenbergh (alternate cast Oberon), and Glenn Dufford (?) (Puck) -- Façade [excerpts] (ca. 5 min.) / staged and supervised by John Hart ; music, William Walton ; Scottish rhapsody and excerpt from the Tarantella finale, coached by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet -- Facade [excerpts] (ca. 11 min.) / staged and supervised by John Hart ; music, William Walton ; run-through of most of the ballet, with some false starts ; alternate cast members often visible in background. The sections are: Scottish rhapsody [beginning cut off] -- Yodeling [partly repeated] -- Polka / danced by Denise Jackson -- Fox trot -- Waltz [incomplete] -- Popular song.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1814
Title
Joffrey Ballet [videorecording] / choreography by Frederick Ashton.
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, in New York, in March 1977. Facade recorded on March 7, 1977.
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 9-5310.
Added Author
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. Teacher
McKenzie, Kevin, dancer.
Cauwenbergh, Tom van, dancer.
Jackson, Denise, dancer.
Dufford, Glenn, dancer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Hart, John, 1921 July 4- Restager
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Composer
Lanchbery, John. Arranger
Walton, William, 1902-1983. Composer
Joffrey Ballet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1814
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