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Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 17, 1990]

Title
Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 17, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Frédéric Chopin.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (21 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 17, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Dances at a gathering was performed in the New York City Ballet's Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets in June, 1990.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6551 JRC
Title
Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 17, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Frédéric Chopin.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by Lourdes Lopez.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 17, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Victor Castelli, directs a rehearsal of a solo, set to Chopin's Etude, op. 25, no. 4, from Dances at a gathering. Lourdes Lopez performs a full run-through of the solo, and then Robbins gives corrections, discusses the style of the piece and demonstrates choreography. Lopez rehearses the solo a second time with interruptions and repetitions.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Dances at a gathering was performed in the New York City Ballet's Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets in June, 1990.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Castelli, Victor. Director
Lopez, Lourdes, dancer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6551 JRC
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