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Concertino [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 6, 7, 11, and May 25, 1990]

Title
Concertino [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 6, 7, 11, and May 25, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (123 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Four chamber works (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Alternative Title
Concertino (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
Credits (note)
  • Pianists: Jerry Zimmerman, Richard Moredock.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment and recorded music, on Apr. 6, 7, 11, and May 25, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Concertino is set to Stravinsky's Concertino orchestrated for twelve instruments and three pieces for solo clarinet. It was originally included in the 1982 ballet Four chamber works. Concertino was performed during New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets.
Contents
  • Apr. 6, 1990. Trio (opening movement) / rehearsed by Brian Reeder, Merrill Ashley, Adam Lüders (58 min.)
  • Apr. 11, 1990. First male solo / rehearsed by Brian Reeder (24 min.)
  • Apr. 7, 1990. Second male solo / rehearsed by Adam Lüders (10 min.) -- Female solo / rehearsed by Merrill Ashley (3 min.)
  • May 25, 1990. First male solo / rehearsed by Brian Reeder; Ben Huys; Alexandre Proia (15 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6907 JRC
Title
Concertino [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 6, 7, 11, and May 25, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Credits
Pianists: Jerry Zimmerman, Richard Moredock.
Performer
Rehearsed by Merrill Ashley, Brian Reeder, Alexandre Proia, Adam Lüders, Ben Huys of New York City Ballet.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment and recorded music, on Apr. 6, 7, 11, and May 25, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Bart Cook, directs rehearsals of Concertino. Each rehearsal includes run-throughs and repetitions of segments of the ballet. Robbins gives corrections and demonstrates choreography. Robbins and Cook discuss the counts for the choreography and Robbins studies a performance tape of the ballet with Brian Reeder. One rehearsal (Apr. 7, 1990) is repeated on the tape.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Concertino is set to Stravinsky's Concertino orchestrated for twelve instruments and three pieces for solo clarinet. It was originally included in the 1982 ballet Four chamber works. Concertino was performed during New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Concertino, violins (2), viola, cello; arranged.
Moredock, Richard. Instrumentalist
Zimmerman, Jerry. Instrumentalist
Cook, Bart. Director
Ashley, Merrill, dancer.
Reeder, Brian, dancer.
Proia, Alexandre, dancer.
Lüders, Adam, dancer.
Huys, Ben, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Four chamber works (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Concertino (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6907 JRC
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