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Dybbuk [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Nov. 11, 1973 and Feb. 14, 1974]

Title
Dybbuk [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Nov. 11, 1973 and Feb. 14, 1974] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Leonard Bernstein.
Publication
1973.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (24 min.) : sd., b&w; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
  • Dybbuk (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Four bagatelles (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Alternative Title
Dybbuk variations.
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
  • The tape has two labels: "Dybbuk. Orig. with Cabellah. With Four Bagatelles" and "Four Bagatelles. With Dybbuk".
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Nov. 11, 1973 and Feb. 14, 1974.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Dybbuk (later known as The Dybbuk variations) premiered on May 16, 1974. Four Bagatelles premiered on Jan. 10, 1974 and is set to music by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6030 JRC
Title
Dybbuk [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Nov. 11, 1973 and Feb. 14, 1974] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Leonard Bernstein.
Imprint
1973.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Four Bagatelles. Rehearsed by Gelsey Kirkland and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux of New York City Ballet.
Dybbuk. Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Bart Cook, Patricia McBride, Deborah Koolish, Helgi Tomasson, Jean-Pierre Frohlich, Daniel Duell, Victor Castelli, Hermes Condıe, Peter Naumann, Stepehen Caras, and others.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Nov. 11, 1973 and Feb. 14, 1974.
Summary
The first four minutes of the tape consist of clips of dancers in the studio, including Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Gelsey Kirkland separately rehearsing brief excerpts from Four bagatelles. Jerome Robbins speaks on camera, announcing the dates and contents of the rehearsals. The remainder of the tape contains excerpts from Dybbuk. The following movements are rehearsed: In the holy place; The pledge; Angelic messengers; Transition; Maiden's dance; Invocation of the Kabbalah; Passage. There are several breaks in the filming.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Dybbuk (later known as The Dybbuk variations) premiered on May 16, 1974. Four Bagatelles premiered on Jan. 10, 1974 and is set to music by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Dybbuk.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Composer
Kirkland, Gelsey, dancer.
Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre, dancer.
Cook, Bart, dancer.
McBride, Patricia, 1942- dancer.
Koolish, Deborah, dancer.
Helgi Tómasson, 1942- dancer.
Frohlich, Jean Pierre, dancer.
Duell, Daniel, dancer.
Castelli, Victor, dancer.
Condı, Hermes, dancer.
Naumann, Peter Carl, dancer.
Caras, Steven, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Other Title
Dybbuk variations.
Added Title
Dybbuk (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Four bagatelles (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6030 JRC
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