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New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Wide shot] [videorecording] : in honor of Tanaquil Le Clercq

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New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Wide shot] [videorecording] : in honor of Tanaquil Le Clercq / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine.
Publication
c1998.

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Description
3 videocassettes (U-matic, NTSC) (116 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Orpheus (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Alternative Title
New York City Ballet fiftieth anniversary opening night gala [Wide shot] in honor of Tanaquil Le Clercq.
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Video.
Note
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of the New York City Ballet and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Wide shot version ; for close shot, see *MGZIC 9-5840.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on November 24, 1999, by Harmill Communications Incorporated ; camera, Jay Millard ; video/videotape, Paul Ranieri.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. Fanfare for two trumpets (ca. 2 min.) / instrumental work ; music, Igor Stravinsky ; trumpeters, Robert Haley and Raymond Mase.
  • [Welcome speech] (ca. 7 min.) / by Peter Martins, ballet master in chief of the New York City Ballet.
  • New York City Ballet salutes Tanaquil Le Clercq (ca. 6 min., b&w and col.) / titled Tribute to Tanaquil Le Clercq in program and on end credits ; producer, Ellen Sorrin ; editor, Girish Bhargava. Compilation of still photographs and video excerpts, the latter depicting the ballets Concerto barocco, Afternoon of a faun, La valse, and Western symphony. George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins appear in pre-recorded footage.
  • Concerto barocco (ca. 23 min.) / music, Johann Sebastian Bach (Double violin concerto in D minor) ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by Yvonne Borree, Jennie Somogyi, Nikolaj Hübbe, with Aesha Ash, Ellen Bar, Amanda Edge, Deanna McBrearty, Eva Natanya, Carrie Lee Riggins, Jennifer Tinsley, Pascale van Kipnis ; first violin, Guillermo Figueroa ; second violin, Jean Ingraham.
  • Cassette 2. Orpheus (ca. 34 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky ; scenery and costumes, Isamu Noguchi ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by Nilas Martins (Orpheus) ; Jock Soto (Dark Angel) ; Kyra Nichols (Eurydice) ; Robert Lyon (Apollo) ; Henry Seth (Pluto) ; Adam Hendrickson (satyr) ; Aubrey Morgan, Laura Paulus, Marisa Seelos, Chrissy Schultz (nature spirits) ; Martine Ciccone, Elena Diner, Amanda Edge, Andrea Hecker, Amanda Knox, Carrie Lee Riggins, Janie Taylor, Jamie Wolf, Stuart Capps, Jason Fowler, Kurt Froman, Kyle Froman, Richard Marsden (furies) ; Jared Angle, Darius Crenshaw, Stephen Hanna, Ryan Kelly, Julien Ringdahl (lost souls) ; Monique Meunier, with Aesha Ash, Ellen Bar, Saskia Beskow, Jenny Blascovich, Mary Helen Bowers, Deanna McBrearty, Eva Natanya, Laura Paulus, Jennifer Porteous (bacchantes) ; Saskia Beskow, Eva Natanya, Jason Fowler (friends of Orpheus).
  • Cassette 3. Symphony in C (ca. 37 min.) / music, Georges Bizet ; costumes, Karinska ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; cast: First movement, Allegro vivo / danced by Miranda Weese, Damian Woetzel, Pascale van Kipnis, Sébastien Marcovici, Jennifer Tinsley, Christopher Wheeldon, with Dena Abergel, Saskia Beskow, Mary Helen Bowers, Michele Gifford, Aubrey Morgan, Eva Natanya, Laura Paulus, Rachel Rutherford -- Second movement, Adagio / danced by Wendy Whelan, Philip Neal, Amanda Edge, Kurt Froman, Aesha Ash, Kyle Froman, with Martine Ciccone, Elena Diner, Andrea Hecker, Carrie Lee Riggins, Janie Taylor, Elizabeth Walker -- Third movement, Allegro vivace / danced by Alexandra Ansanelli, Peter Boal, Jenny Blascovich, Jason Fowler, Aura Dixon, Stephen Hanna, with Ellen Bar, Nicole Epstein, Rebecca Krohn, Jennifer Porteous, Chrissy Schultz, Marisa Seelos -- Fourth movement, Allegro vivace / danced by Samantha Allen, Albert Evans, Deanna McBrearty, Sant'gria Bello, Carrie Lee Riggins, Christopher Boehmer, with Martine Ciccone, Elena Diner, Andrea Hecker, Jessie Hendrickson, Amanda Knox, Genevieve LaBean, Kristin Sloan, Jamie Wolf.
  • [Bows by past and present dancers of the New York City Ballet, from 1948 on] (ca. 7 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5839
Title
New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Wide shot] [videorecording] : in honor of Tanaquil Le Clercq / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine.
Imprint
c1998.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on November 24, 1999, by Harmill Communications Incorporated ; camera, Jay Millard ; video/videotape, Paul Ranieri.
Performer
Danced by the New York City Ballet.
Conductor: Hugo Fiorato.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Local Subject
Gala performances.
Added Author
Martins, Peter, 1946- speaker.
Le Clercq, Tanaquil. hnr, dancer.
Borree, Yvonne, dancer.
Somogyi, Jennie, dancer.
Hübbe, Nikolaj, dancer.
Martins, Nilas, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Nichols, Kyra, dancer.
Lyon, Robert, 1968- dancer.
Weese, Miranda, dancer.
Woetzel, Damian, dancer.
Whelan, Wendy, dancer.
Neal, Philip, 1968- dancer.
Ansanelli, Alexandra, dancer.
Boal, Peter, dancer.
Allen, Samantha, dancer.
Evans, Albert, 1970- dancer.
Fiorato, Hugo. Cinematographer
Haley, Robert L. Instrumentalist
Mase, Raymond. Instrumentalist
Figueroa, Guillermo. Instrumentalist
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Balanchine, George, depicted.
Robbins, Jerome, depicted.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Composer
Stanley, Mark. Lighting designer
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Composer
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988. Designer costume designer.
Bates, Ronald. Lighting designer
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Composer
Karinska, Barbara, costume designer.
Sorrin, Ellen. Producer
Bhargava, Girish. Film editor
Millard, Jay. Videographer
New York City Ballet.
Harmill Communications.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Balanchine, George. Symphony in C.
Added Title
New York City Ballet fiftieth anniversary opening night gala [Wide shot] [videorecording] : in honor of Tanaquil Le Clercq.
Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Orpheus (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5839
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