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L'Heure du concert [excerpts] [motion picture]

Title
L'Heure du concert [excerpts] [motion picture] / [presented by] the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Publication
Montréal, Canada : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1957.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZHB 12-2677Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

Details

Additional Authors
  • Butler, John, 1920-1993,
  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Fiorato, Hugo.
  • Fletcher, Robert, 1922-
  • Kent, Allegra,
  • Magallanes, Nicholas,
  • Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007.
  • Montreal Bach Choir.
  • New York City Ballet.
  • Rosenthal, Jean, 1912-
  • Tobias, Roy,
Description
2 film reels (51 min., 1843 ft.) : sd., b&w; 16mm.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Estate of John Butler.
Uniform Title
Unicorn, the gorgon and the manticore (Choreographic work : Butler)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Interviews.
  • Motion pictures.
Note
  • The interview with George Balanchine also appears on: *MGZHB 4-2142 L'Heure du concert: excerpts and *MGZHB 8-53 Afternoon of a faun.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on November 5, 1957.
Language (note)
  • In French and English.
Contents
  • Reel 1 (ca. 27 min.). The unicorn, the gorgon and the manticore [beginning] / choreography, John Butler; music, Gian Carlo Menotti; scenery, Jean Rosenthal; costumes, Robert Fletcher; danced by the New York City Ballet: Nicholas Magallanes (the man in the castle [the poet]), Allegra Kent (the countess), Roy Tobias (the count), and others; sung by the Montréal Bach Choir; music conducted by Hugo Fiorato.
  • Reel 2. The unicorn, the gorgon and the manticore [conclusion] (ca. 16 min.).
  • [Interview with George Balanchine] (ca. 8 min.) / in French and English ; among the topics discussed are New York City Ballet's upcoming tenth anniversary; the difficulties of its founding and its struggles for existence, given the lack of state support; the appeal of dance; the relationship of music and dance; appropriate music for dance; his plans for a ballet to the music of Sousa [Stars and stripes, first performed in January 1958].
Call Number
*MGZHB 12-2677
Title
L'Heure du concert [excerpts] [motion picture] / [presented by] the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Imprint
Montréal, Canada : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1957.
Country of Producing Entity
Canada.
Event
Telecast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on November 5, 1957.
Language
In French and English.
Local Subject
Television. L'heure du concert.
Added Author
Magallanes, Nicholas, dancer.
Kent, Allegra, dancer.
Tobias, Roy, dancer.
Fiorato, Hugo. Conductor
Butler, John, 1920-1993, choreographer.
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007. Composer
Rosenthal, Jean, 1912- Set designer
Fletcher, Robert, 1922- Costume designer
New York City Ballet.
Montreal Bach Choir.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Added Title
Unicorn, the gorgon and the manticore (Choreographic work : Butler)
Gift of the Estate of John Butler.
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 12-2677
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