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Mother Goose [excerpts] [videorecording] : [rehearsals, Mar. 23, 1990]

Title
Mother Goose [excerpts] [videorecording] : [rehearsals, Mar. 23, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Maurice Ravel.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (118 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Mother Goose (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)
  • Mother Goose was performed during the New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Contents
Beauty and the beast / rehearsed by Philip Neal and Rebecca Metzger (36 min.) -- Laideronnette and the green serpent / rehearsed by Teresa Reyes and Brian Reeder, Simone Schumacher and Alexandre Proia (42 min.) -- Chinese-finale / rehearsed by ensemble (40 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6559 JRC
Title
Mother Goose [excerpts] [videorecording] : [rehearsals, Mar. 23, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Maurice Ravel.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Philip Neal, Rebecca Metzger, Margaret Tracey, Nilas Martins, Tom Gold, Michael Byars, Tracy Bennett, Albert Evans, Teresa Reyes, Brian Reeder, Allison Brown, Simone Schumacher, Jeffrey Edwards, Russell Kaiser, William Otto, Katrina Killian, Andrea Long, Jerome Kipper, Ethan Stiefel, Alexandre Proia.
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 Jean-Pierre Frohlich, directs rehearsals of Mother Goose. Jerome Robbins gives corrections, stressing the aspects of acting in the ballet, and talks to the dancers about their characters and the narratives they are enacting. In the finale of the ballet, Jean-Pierre Frohlich performs the two children's roles, the courier and Cupid.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Mother Goose was performed during the New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937. Ma mère l'oye (Ballet)
Frohlich, Jean Pierre. drt, dancer.
Metzger, Rebecca, dancer.
Tracey, Margaret, dancer.
Martins, Nilas, dancer.
Bennett, Tracy, dancer.
Neal, Philip, 1968- dancer.
Evans, Albert, 1970- dancer.
Reyes, Teresa (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Reeder, Brian, dancer.
Schumacher, Simone, dancer.
Proia, Alexandre, dancer.
Byars, Michael, dancer.
Gold, Tom, dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Brown, Allison, dancer.
Killian, Katrina, dancer.
Long, Andrea, 1966- dancer.
Kipper, Jerome, dancer.
Stiefel, Ethan, dancer.
Edwards, Jeffrey, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Mother Goose (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6559 JRC
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