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Piano pieces [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 18 and 20, 1990]

Title
Piano pieces [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 18 and 20, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (104 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Piano pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
  • There is a brief gap in the picture at ca. 96 min.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Apr. 18 and 20, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Piano pieces is set to fourteen solo piano works by Tchaikovsky. It was performed as part of New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Contents
  • Apr. 18, 1990. October-chant d'Automne, op. 37, no. 10 / rehearsed by Maria Calegari and Leonid Kozlov (21:00) -- November-troika, op. 37, no. 11 / rehearsed by Darci Kistler and Robert La Fosse; Lauren Hauser and Jock Soto (37:00) -- June-Barcarolle, op. 37, no. 6 / rehearsed by Darci Kistler (12:00)
  • Apr. 20, 1990. Polka de salon, op. 9, no. 2 / rehearsed by Damian Woetzel, Kelly Cass and Rebecca Metzger; Peter Boal, Stacey Calvert and Zippora Karz (24 min.) -- Le petit cavalier, op. 39, no. 3 / rehearsed by Damian Woetzel; Peter Boal; Ethan Stiefel (5 min.) -- La Sorciere, op. 39, no. 20 / rehearsed by Damian Woetzel; Peter Boal; Ethan Stiefel (5 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6903 JRC
Title
Piano pieces [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 18 and 20, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Darci Kistler, Robert La Fosse, Maria Calegari, Leonid Kozlov, Jock Soto, Lauren Hauser, Damian Woetzel, Peter Boal, Ethan Stiefel, Kelly Cass, Rebecca Metzger, Stacey Calvert, Zippora Karz.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Apr. 18 and 20, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins directs rehearsals of Piano pieces. Ballet master Bart Cook assists in the rehearsal of Troika, and ballet master Susan Hendl assists in the rehearsal of Polka de salon. Robbins gives corrections and demonstrates choreography.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Piano pieces is set to fourteen solo piano works by Tchaikovsky. It was performed as part of New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Local Note
The Apr. 20 rehearsal also appears on *MGZIDVD 5-914, with superior picture quality.
Added Author
Woetzel, Damian, dancer.
Stiefel, Ethan, dancer.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Kistler, Darci, 1964- dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Kozlov, Leonid, 1947- dancer.
Calegari, Maria, dancer.
Boal, Peter, dancer.
Cass, Kelly, dancer.
Hauser, Lauren, dancer.
Metzger, Rebecca, dancer.
Calvert, Stacey, dancer.
Karz, Zippora, dancer.
Hendl, Susan. Director
Cook, Bart. Director
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Piano pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6903 JRC
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