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[Celebration: the art of the pas de deux] excerpts

Title
[Celebration: the art of the pas de deux] [videorecording] : excerpts / program presented by the 16th Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy, and Jerome Robbins.
Publication
1973.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (26 min.) : si., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Celebration: The art of the pas de deux (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Home movies and video.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Label on original container: "Spoleto, 1973; excerpts."
  • No time/date code on frame.
Credits (note)
  • Filmed by Jerome Robbins.
Event (note)
  • Filmed in performance at the Teatro Nuovo, Spoleto, Italy, on June 29, 1973.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Celebration: the art of the pas de deux was a program arranged and presented by Jerome Robbins for the 16th Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy in 1973. Robbins choreographed opening and closing pieces to music from Swan lake.
Contents
  • Intrada and waltz [excerpts] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; performed by full cast (6 min.) -- Le corsaire pas de deux [excerpts] / choreography by Galina Ulanova after Marius Petipa ; performed by Malika Sabirova and Mozafer Bourkhanov (4 min.) -- La sylphide: act II pas de deux [excerpts] / choreography by Erik Bruhn after Bournonville ; performed by Carla Fracci and Paolo Bortoluzzi (1 min.) -- Grand pas classique [excerpts] / choreography by Victor Gsovsky ; performed by Violette Verdy and Jean Pierre Bonnefoux (2 min.)
  • Curtain calls for Afternoon of a faun / Helgi Tommasson and Patricia McBride (30 sec.) -- Sleeping beauty: act III pas de deux [excerpts] / choreography by Frederick Ashton after Petipa ; performed by Antoinette Sibley and Anthony Dowell (1 min.) -- Tchaikovsky pas de deux [excerpts] / choreography by George Balanchine ; performed by Patricia McBride and Helgi Tomasson (2 min.)
  • Curtain calls for Meditations / Antoinette Sibley and Anthony Dowell (1 min.) -- Don Quixote pas de deux [excerpts] / choreography by Aleksandr Gorski ; performed by Malika Sabirova and Mozafer Bourkhanov (2 min.) -- Curtain calls for Bagatelles pas de deux / Violette Verdy and Jean Pierre Bonnefoux (1 min.) -- Coppelia: act III pas de deux [excerpts] / performed by Carla Fracci and Paolo Bortoluzzi (3 min.) -- Curtain calls for finale / full cast.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6593 JRC
Title
[Celebration: the art of the pas de deux] [videorecording] : excerpts / program presented by the 16th Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy, and Jerome Robbins.
Imprint
1973.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Credits
Filmed by Jerome Robbins.
Performer
Performed by Patricia McBride and Helgi Tomasson (America), Malika Sabirova and Mozafer Bourkhanov (U.S.S.R), Antoinette Sibley and Anthony Dowell (England), Violette Verdy and Jean Pierre Bonnefoux (France), Carla Fracci and Paolo Bortoluzzi (Italy).
Event
Filmed in performance at the Teatro Nuovo, Spoleto, Italy, on June 29, 1973.
Summary
Robbins films excerpts of a performance of Celebration: the art of the pas de deux, including many close-ups of the dancers during curtain calls. The final curtain calls are filmed from the wings, and the last two minutes of the tape contain footage of the dancers and others eating a meal around an outdoor table.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Celebration: the art of the pas de deux was a program arranged and presented by Jerome Robbins for the 16th Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy in 1973. Robbins choreographed opening and closing pieces to music from Swan lake.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome.
McBride, Patricia, 1942- dancer.
Helgi Tómasson, 1942- dancer.
Sabirova, Malika, dancer.
Bourkhanov, Muzafar, dancer.
Sibley, Antoinette, dancer.
Dowell, Anthony, dancer.
Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016, dancer.
Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre, dancer.
Fracci, Carla, dancer.
Bortoluzzi, Paolo, 1938- dancer.
Festival of Two Worlds.
Added Title
Celebration: The art of the pas de deux (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6593 JRC
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