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I'm old fashioned [excerpts] [videorecording] : [rehearsal. Nov. 12, 1982]

Title
I'm old fashioned [excerpts] [videorecording] : [rehearsal. Nov. 12, 1982] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Morton Gould.
Publication
1982.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (20 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Variations on I'm old fashioned (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
Credits (note)
  • Pianist: Richard Moredock.
  • Videotaped by Dennis Diamond.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Nov. 12, 1982.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Variations on I'm old fashioned is a ballet tribute to Fred Astaire, with music by Morton Gould, based on the Jerome Kern song I'm old fashioned, from the motion picture You were never lovelier (Columbia, 1942). The ballet premiered on June 16, 1983.
  • This tape is one of 36 made between Sept. and Nov. 1982 for a projected documentary on the making of I'm old fashioned. DeWitt Sage, Joel Gold and John Goberman were involved in the project, which was never produced.
Contents
First variation / rehearsed by Joseph Duell and Judith Fugate -- Second variation / rehearsed by Lisa Jackson, Catherine Morris, Christopher Fleming, Laurence Matthews -- Third variation / rehearsed by ensemble -- Fourth variation / rehearsed by Judith Fugate and Christopher D'Amboise -- Fifth variation / rehearsed by Kyra Nichols and Sean Lavery -- Unnumbered variation (cut) / rehearsed by Judith Fugate, Alexia Hess, others -- Sixth variation / rehearsed by Bart Cook -- Eighth variation / rehearsed by Kyra Nichols and Sean Lavery.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6049 JRC
Title
I'm old fashioned [excerpts] [videorecording] : [rehearsal. Nov. 12, 1982] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Morton Gould.
Imprint
1982.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Credits
Pianist: Richard Moredock.
Videotaped by Dennis Diamond.
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Bart Cook, Joseph Duell, Judith Fugate, Sean Lavery, Kyra Nichols, Christopher D'Amboise, Christopher Fleming, Lisa Jackson, Catherine Morris, Laurence Matthews, Alexia Hess.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Nov. 12, 1982.
Summary
Jerome Robbins directs a rehearsal of excerpts from Variations on I'm old fashioned. The sixth variation that is rehearsed on the tape was not used in the final version of the ballet.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Variations on I'm old fashioned is a ballet tribute to Fred Astaire, with music by Morton Gould, based on the Jerome Kern song I'm old fashioned, from the motion picture You were never lovelier (Columbia, 1942). The ballet premiered on June 16, 1983.
This tape is one of 36 made between Sept. and Nov. 1982 for a projected documentary on the making of I'm old fashioned. DeWitt Sage, Joel Gold and John Goberman were involved in the project, which was never produced.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996. Composer
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. You were never lovelier. I'm old fashioned.
Moredock, Richard. Instrumentalist
Cook, Bart, dancer.
Lavery, Sean, dancer.
Duell, Joseph, dancer.
Fugate, Judith, dancer.
Nichols, Kyra, dancer.
D'Amboise, Christopher, dancer.
Fleming, Christopher, dancer.
Jackson, Lisa Ann, dancer.
Morris, Catherine, dancer.
Matthews, Laurence, dancer.
Hess, Alexia, dancer.
Diamond, Dennis.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Variations on I'm old fashioned (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6049 JRC
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