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Solo dances rehearsal.

Title
Solo dances [electronic resource] : rehearsal. [spring, 1978] / chorography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Georg Philipp Telemann.
Publication
1978.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • D'Amboise, Christopher
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp, 1681-1767.
  • New York City Ballet.
Description
1 streaming video file (5 min.) : sd., b&w.
Summary
Jerome Robbins directs a rehearsal of a choreographic work in progress set to three variations for solo flute by Telemann. This piece may be one of the solos from a projected ballet made up of three solos for different dancers, all set to unaccompanied instrumental works. Another of these solos was performed as part of A sketch book in 1978. At the beginning of the tape, three unidentified male dancers practice tours en l'air under Robbins's observation.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Sketch book (Choreographic work : Robbins and Martins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Dance rehearsals.
Note
  • Title from original container.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, in spring 1978.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • A sketch book, which premiered June 8, 1978, was made up of excerpts from works in progress by Jerome Robbins and Peter Martins. One of Robbins's contributions was a solo, danced by Daniel Duell, set to the Fantasy for unaccompanied violin by Telemann. The program note for this piece stated, "This is the first of three soli, each to a different instrument by a different dancer, and will conclude with a trio for all." The projected ballet was never performed.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 4629
OCLC
NYPT03-F326
Title
Solo dances [electronic resource] : rehearsal. [spring, 1978] / chorography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Georg Philipp Telemann.
Imprint
1978.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by Christopher D'Amboise.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, in spring 1978.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
A sketch book, which premiered June 8, 1978, was made up of excerpts from works in progress by Jerome Robbins and Peter Martins. One of Robbins's contributions was a solo, danced by Daniel Duell, set to the Fantasy for unaccompanied violin by Telemann. The program note for this piece stated, "This is the first of three soli, each to a different instrument by a different dancer, and will conclude with a trio for all." The projected ballet was never performed.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIA 4-6285 JRC.
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Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
D'Amboise, Christopher, dancer.
Telemann, Georg Philipp, 1681-1767.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Sketch book (Choreographic work : Robbins and Martins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 4629
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