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[New York City Ballet]

Title
[New York City Ballet] [electronic resource]
Publication
[195-?]

Available Online

NYPL Digital Collections

Details

Additional Authors
Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (17 min.) : si., b&w.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Beatriz Costa.
Uniform Title
  • Symphonie concertante (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Bourrée fantasque (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Duel (Choreographic work : Dollar)
  • Lady of the camellias (Choreographic work : Tudor)
  • Sylvia pas de deux (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Age of anxiety (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Mazurka (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Transferred from 5 8mm films.
  • Contents listed on original film boxes ; additional information provided by Beatriz Costa.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Filmed in performance.
Contents
  • Symphonie concertante [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, James Stewart Morcom ; danced by Diana Adams, Tanaquil Le Clercq, and female ensemble.
  • Bourrée fantasque. First and second movements [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Karinska ; first movement led by Tanaquil Le Clercq and partner ; second movement led by Maria Tallchief and Nicholas Magallanes (?).
  • Prodigal son [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Georges Rouault ; danced by Francisco Moncion (?) (the prodigal son), Yvonne Mounsey (the siren), and others.
  • Candid footage, filmed backstage. The silhouetted dancer on pointe is identified as Melissa Hayden.
  • The duel [excerpt] / choreography, William Dollar ; costumes, Robert Stevenson ; danced by Melissa Hayden and others.
  • Candid footage, filmed backstage. Maria Tallchief and Janet Reed at their dressing tables.
  • Lady of the camellias [excerpts] / choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Cecil Beaton ; danced by Diana Adams (Marguerite Gautier), Hugh Laing (Armand Duval) and others.
  • Prodigal son [excerpt] / see credits above ; danced by Francisco Moncion (the prodigal son) ; brief glimpse of one of the prodigal's sisters.
  • Sylvia pas de deux [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; costumes, Karinska ; danced by Maria Tallchief and André Eglevsky.
  • Age of anxiety [excerpt] / choreography, Jerome Robbins ; scenery and costumes, Oliver Smith.
  • Symphony in C. Second movement [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; danced by Tanaquil Le Clercq and others, including Beatriz Costa.
  • Mazurka from A life for the Tsar [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; film shows only three men and four women of the four couples who danced this piece.
  • Close-ups of George Balanchine and Beatriz Costa.
  • Bourrée fantasque. First movement [excerpt] / see credits above ; led by Tanaquil Le Clercq and partner.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 5022
OCLC
NYPY99-F1117
Title
[New York City Ballet] [electronic resource]
Imprint
[195-?]
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Filmed in performance.
Performer
Danced by the New York City Ballet.
Summary
Brief excerpts of ballets by George Balanchine, William Dollar, Antony Tudor and Jerome Robbins, filmed from the wings, probably in the early 1950s.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIA 4-3482.
Additional Copy: None.
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Added Author
Adams, Diana.
Le Clercq, Tanaquil, dancer.
Tallchief, Maria, dancer.
Magallanes, Nicholas, dancer.
Mounsey, Yvonne, dancer.
Moncion, Francisco, dancer.
Hayden, Melissa, dancer.
Reed, Janet, 1916-2000, dancer.
Laing, Hugh, dancer.
Eglevsky, André, dancer.
Costa, Beatriz, dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Dollar, William, choreographer.
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987, choreographer.
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Morcom, James Stewart. Designer. Costume designer
Karinska, Barbara. Designer. Costume designer
Rouault, Georges, 1871-1958. Designer. Costume designer
Stevenson, Robert. Costume designer
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980. Set designer
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980. Costume designer
Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994. Set designer
Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994. Costume designer
New York City Ballet.
DHCA.
Balanchine, George. Symphony in C.
Added Title
Symphonie concertante (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Bourrée fantasque (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Duel (Choreographic work : Dollar)
Lady of the camellias (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Sylvia pas de deux (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Age of anxiety (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Mazurka (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Gift of Beatriz Costa.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 5022
*MGZIA 4-3482 (former)
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