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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) (32 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)
  • Monotones nos. 1 and 2 (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Date and contents from original container.
  • The second run-through of Façade includes an interruption and some repetition of material.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York, on March 3, 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
Façade : popular song (ca. 5 min.) / staged and supervised by John Hart ; music, William Walton ; male duet danced by two different casts -- The dream [excerpts] (ca. 4 min.) / music, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, arranged by John Lanchbery ; staged by John Hart ; brief excerpts of the choreography for Oberon, danced without musical accompaniment by Kevin McKenzie and Tom van Cauwenbergh ; coached by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet -- Monotones no. 2 [excerpts] (ca. 21 min.) / directed and staged by Faith Worth from the Benesh notation score ; music, Erik Satie ; danced by Kevin McKenzie, Ingrid Fraley (?), and Andrew Levinson (?), coached by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1811
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, on March 3, 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 9-5308.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Added Author
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. Teacher
McKenzie, Kevin, dancer.
Fraley, Ingrid, dancer.
Levinson, Andrew, -1993
Cauwenbergh, Tom van, dancer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Hart, John, 1921 July 4- Restager
Worth, Faith. Restager. Director
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Composer
Lanchbery, John. Arranger
Walton, William, 1902-1983. Composer
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. Composer
Joffrey Ballet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Monotones nos. 1 and 2 (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1811
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