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Gershwin concerto [videorecording] : [rehearsal. Mar. 31, 1990]

Title
Gershwin concerto [videorecording] : [rehearsal. Mar. 31, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by George Gershwin.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (85 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Gershwin concerto (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
Credits (note)
  • Pianist: Cameron Grant.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 31, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Gershwin concerto was performed as part of the New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6527 JRC
Title
Gershwin concerto [videorecording] : [rehearsal. Mar. 31, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by George Gershwin.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Credits
Pianist: Cameron Grant.
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet. Principals: Robert La Fosse, Maria Calegari, Judith Fugate, Jock Soto. Corps: Philip Neal, Patrick Hinson, Ben Huys, Cornel Crabtree, Brian Reeder, William Otto, Nilas Martins, Arch Higgins, Paul Boos, Gordon Stevens, Espen Giljane, Jerome Kipper, Sabrina Pillars, Stacey Calvert, Zippora Karz, Antonia Franceschi, Santhe Tsetsilas, Monique Meunier, Teresa Reyes, Margo Krody, Wendy Whelan, Julie Michael, Carole Divet.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 31, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Bart Cook, directs a rehearsal of Gershwin concerto. The first thirty minutes of the tape contain a full run-through of the ballet. Afterwards Robbins works intensively on three short segments of choreography, mainly with male corps dancers. One hour into the tape there is a break and the last few minutes before the break are repeated.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Gershwin concerto was performed as part of the New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Concerto, piano, orchestra, F major.
Cook, Bart. Director
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Fugate, Judith, dancer.
Calegari, Maria, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Grant, Cameron, 1951- Instrumentalist
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Gershwin concerto (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6527 JRC
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