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Afternoon of a faun [and] Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal [for] live from studio 8H

Title
Afternoon of a faun [and] Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal [for] live from studio 8H / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Claude Debussy and Frédéric Chopin.
Publication
1980.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (16 min.) : sd., b&w; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
  • Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Alternative Title
An evening of Jerome Robbins' ballets.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on June 17, 1980.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • On July 2, 1980, NBC broadcast the second program in its series Live from studio 8H, titled An evening of Jerome Robbins' ballets. The program was produced by Alvin Cooperman and Judith De Paul.
Contents
  • Afternoon of a faun. Opening / rehearsed by Ib Andersen (2 min.)
  • Dances at a gathering. Mazurka, op. 63, no. 3 / rehearsed by Helgi Tomasson (4 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 7, no. 5 / rehearsed by Sean Lavery and Helgi Tomasson (1 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 7, no. 4 / rehearsed by Helgi Tomasson, Sarah Leland, Lourdes Lopez (1 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 24, no. 2 / rehearsed by Sean Lavery, Ib Andersen, Robert Mairano, Sarah Leland, Lourdes Lopez (2 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 33, no. 3 / rehearsed by Patricia McBride and Sean Lavery (4 min.) -- Mazurka, 24, no. 2 [excerpt] / rehearsed by Sean Lavery, Ib Andersen, Robert Mairano, Sarah Leland, Lourdes Lopez (1 min.) -- Etude, op. 10, no. 2 / rehearsed by Helgi Tomasson (1 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6078 JRC
Title
Afternoon of a faun [and] Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal [for] live from studio 8H / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Claude Debussy and Frédéric Chopin.
Imprint
1980.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by Ib Andersen, Helgi Tomasson, Sean Lavery, Lourdes Lopez, Sara Leland, Robert Maiorano and Patricia McBride.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on June 17, 1980.
Summary
A rehearsal in preparation for the filming of An evening of Jerome Robbins' ballets. The dancers run through the pieces while camera technicians try out different camera angles. Jerome Robbins appears briefly, directing the dancers.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
On July 2, 1980, NBC broadcast the second program in its series Live from studio 8H, titled An evening of Jerome Robbins' ballets. The program was produced by Alvin Cooperman and Judith De Paul.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Afternoon of a faun.
Ballet in television. Dances at a gathering.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Andersen, Ib, 1954- dancer.
Helgi Tómasson, 1942- dancer.
Lavery, Sean, dancer.
Lopez, Lourdes, dancer.
Leland, Sara, 1941- dancer.
Maiorano, Robert, dancer.
McBride, Patricia, 1942- dancer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.
Cooperman, Alvin. Producer
De Paul, Judith. Producer
New York City Ballet.
NBC Television Network.
Added Title
An evening of Jerome Robbins' ballets.
Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6078 JRC
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