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Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording]

Title
Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Frédéric Chopin.
Publication
1969.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (26 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Note on tape: "Viewed for Live From Studio 8H".
  • No time/date code on frame.
Credits (note)
  • Pianist: Gordon Boelzner. Costumes: Joe Eula. Lighting: Thomas R. Skelton.
  • Filmed by Gardner Compton, ltd. for the Lena Robbins Film Archive.
Event (note)
  • Filmed in performance at the New York State Theater on June 7, 1969.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Excerpts from Dances at a gathering were performed in the second program of NBC's Live from Studio 8H, titled An evening of Jerome Robbins' ballets, on July 2, 1980.
Contents
Mazurka, op. 63, no. 3 -- Mazurka, op. 7, no. 5 -- Mazurka, op. 7, no. 4 -- Mazurka, op. 24, no. 2 -- Mazurka, op. 33, no. 3 -- Mazurka, op. 56, no. 2 -- Waltz, op. 34, no. 2 -- Etude, op. 10, no. 2 -- Etude, op. 25, no. 3 -- Waltz, op. 34, no. 1.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6083 JRC
Title
Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Frédéric Chopin.
Imprint
1969.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Credits
Pianist: Gordon Boelzner. Costumes: Joe Eula. Lighting: Thomas R. Skelton.
Filmed by Gardner Compton, ltd. for the Lena Robbins Film Archive.
Performer
Performed by Allegra Kent (in apricot), Sara Leland (in blue), Kay Mazzo (in mauve), Patricia McBride (in pink), Violette Verdy (in green), Anthony Blum (in mustard), Robert Weiss (in blue-green), John Prinz (in olive), Robert Maiorano (in plum), Edward Villella (in brown).
Event
Filmed in performance at the New York State Theater on June 7, 1969.
Summary
Excerpts from a film of a performance of Dances at a gathering, including 10 movements, not in the order in which they occur in the ballet. This tape was made for use in developing the program for Live from Studio 8H.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Excerpts from Dances at a gathering were performed in the second program of NBC's Live from Studio 8H, titled An evening of Jerome Robbins' ballets, on July 2, 1980.
Local Note
For the complete recording of this performance, see *MGZHB 12-139.
Added Author
Kent, Allegra, dancer.
Leland, Sara, 1941- dancer.
Mazzo, Kay, dancer.
McBride, Patricia, 1942- dancer.
Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016, dancer.
Blum, Anthony, 1938- dancer.
Weiss, Robert, 1949 March 1- dancer.
Maiorano, Robert, dancer.
Prinz, John, dancer.
Villella, Edward, 1936- dancer.
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.
Boelzner, Gordon. Composer
Eula, Joe. Costume designer
Skelton, Thomas R. Designer
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6083 JRC
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