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The arts of the gentleman [videorecording] : [rehearsals. 1978]

Title
The arts of the gentleman [videorecording] : [rehearsals. 1978] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by George Frederic Handel and Heinrich von Biber.
Publication
1978.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (17 min.) : sd., b&w; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Sketch book (Choreographic work : Robbins and Martins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Poor picture quality.
  • No time/date code on frame.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio and stage rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, in 1978.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Fencing dances and exercises, an excerpt from a projected (but never completed) ballet called The arts of the gentleman, was presented as part of A sketch book, a collection of four works in progress by Jerome Robbins and Peter Martins, which premiered on June 8, 1978.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6475 JRC
Title
The arts of the gentleman [videorecording] : [rehearsals. 1978] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by George Frederic Handel and Heinrich von Biber.
Imprint
1978.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Joseph Duell, Daniel Duell, Bryan Pitts and Jean-Pierre Frohlich.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio and stage rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, in 1978.
Summary
The tape begins with a full run-through of The arts of a gentleman onstage at the New York State Theater. The run-through lasts approximately 10 minutes. Studio rehearsals of excerpts from the ballet follow.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Fencing dances and exercises, an excerpt from a projected (but never completed) ballet called The arts of the gentleman, was presented as part of A sketch book, a collection of four works in progress by Jerome Robbins and Peter Martins, which premiered on June 8, 1978.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Composer
Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz, 1644-1704. Composer
Duell, Daniel, dancer.
Duell, Joseph, dancer.
Frohlich, Jean Pierre, dancer.
Pitts, Bryan, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Sketch book (Choreographic work : Robbins and Martins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6475 JRC
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