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Façade [excerpt] [videorecording]

Title
Façade [excerpt] [videorecording] / [presented by] the Joffrey Ballet ; choreography by Frederick Ashton, staged and supervised by John Hart ; music by William Walton.
Publication
1977.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (32 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Series Statement
Joffrey Ballet Collection
Uniform Title
Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title and date from original container.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York, on March 4, 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.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1810
Title
Façade [excerpt] [videorecording] / [presented by] the Joffrey Ballet ; choreography by Frederick Ashton, staged and supervised by John Hart ; music by William Walton.
Imprint
1977.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
Joffrey Ballet Collection
Performer
Danced by the Joffrey Ballet: Christian Holder (the gigolo) and Trinette Singleton (the debutante), with alternate casts in background.
Event
Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York, on March 4, 1977.
Summary
Rehearsal of the tango from Façade, supervised by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet. The session begins and ends with a run-through of the dance with music (ending cut off in the second repetition). Somes works with the dancers, without music, on fine points of technique and performance.
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 9-5309.
Added Author
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. Teacher
Singleton, Trinette, dancer.
Holder, Christian, dancer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Walton, William, 1902-1983. Composer
Hart, John, 1921 July 4- Restager
Joffrey Ballet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1810
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