Brahms/Handel [excerpts] [videorecording] : [corps rehearsal. Apr. 3, 1990]

Title
Brahms/Handel [excerpts] [videorecording] : [corps rehearsal. Apr. 3, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins and Twyla Tharp ; music by Johannes Brahms.
Publication
1991.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (96 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Brahms/Handel (Choreographic work : Robbins and Tharp)
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 Apr. 3, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Brahms/Handel was a choreographic collaboration between Jerome Robbins and Twyla Tharp. The music is Johannes Brahms's Variations and fugue on a theme by Handel. The ballet premiered on June 7, 1984.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6187 JRC
Title
Brahms/Handel [excerpts] [videorecording] : [corps rehearsal. Apr. 3, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins and Twyla Tharp ; music by Johannes Brahms.
Imprint
1991.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet. Principals: Lauren Hauser. Demis: Kipling Houston, Russell Kaiser, Antonia Franceschi, Mandy-Jayne Richardson, Jeffrey Edwards, Michael Byars, Patrick Hinson, Kathleen Tracey, Sherri LeBlanc, Rita Norona. Corps: Allison Brown, Stacey Calvert, Margo Krody, Andrea Long, Julie Michael, Jenifer Ringer, Brian Reeder, Cornel Crabtree, William Otto, Gordon Stevens, Jerome Kipper, Albert Evans, Runsheng Ying.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Apr. 3, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins and Twyla Tharp direct a rehearsal of excerpts from Brahms/Handel. The four principals' roles are not rehearsed. The rehearsal consists of a complete run-through of Brahms/Handel, omitting the variations which are danced only by the principals, with many interruptions and repetitions. Principal Lauren Hauser appears in Variation 23 only. For a rehearsal of the principals' parts, see *MGZIA 4-6186.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Brahms/Handel was a choreographic collaboration between Jerome Robbins and Twyla Tharp. The music is Johannes Brahms's Variations and fugue on a theme by Handel. The ballet premiered on June 7, 1984.
Local Note
For information on casting for performances, see *MGZB New York City Ballet June, 1990.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Tharp, Twyla, choreographer. Director
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Variationen und Fuge über ein Thema von Händel.
Hauser, Lauren, dancer.
Houston, Kipling, dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Franceschi, Antonia, dancer.
Richardson, Mandy-Jayne, dancer.
Edwards, Jeffrey, dancer.
Byars, Michael, dancer.
Hinson, Patrick, dancer.
Tracey, Kathleen, 1969- dancer.
LeBlanc, Sherri, dancer.
Norona, Rita, dancer.
Ying, Runsheng, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Brahms/Handel (Choreographic work : Robbins and Tharp)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6187 JRC
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