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The dream [excerpts] [videorecording]

Title
The dream [excerpts] [videorecording] / [presented by] the Joffrey Ballet ; choreography by Frederick Ashton ; directed and staged by John Hart ; music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ; music arranged by John Lanchbery.
Publication
1977.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-1549 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (64 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)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title and date from original containers.
Credits (note)
  • Scenario adapted from William Shakespeare's play A midsummer night's dream.
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 5-1549
Title
The dream [excerpts] [videorecording] / [presented by] the Joffrey Ballet ; choreography by Frederick Ashton ; directed and staged by John Hart ; music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ; music arranged by John Lanchbery.
Imprint
1977.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
Joffrey Ballet Collection
Credits
Scenario adapted from William Shakespeare's play A midsummer night's dream.
Performer
Danced by the Joffrey Ballet: Denise Jackson (Titania) and others.
Event
Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York, on March 4, 1977.
Summary
Rehearsal supervised by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet. Robert Joffrey, artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet, also appears intermittently on camera. The footage mainly covers the lullaby dance for Titania and the ensemble of fairies, and contains many interruptions and repetitions. Portions of the scherzo are rehearsed towards the end of disc 2.
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 9-5301.
Added Author
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. Teacher
Jackson, Denise, dancer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Hart, John, 1921 July 4- Restager. Director
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Composer
Lanchbery, John. Arranger
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream.
Joffrey Ballet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1549
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