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Glass pieces [and Gershwin concerto, excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 11, 19, and 20, 1990]

Title
Glass pieces [and Gershwin concerto, excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 11, 19, and 20, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Philip Glass and George Gershwin.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (124 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
  • Gershwin concerto (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Glass pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • There is a brief break in the picture at 93 min.
  • No time/date code on frame.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Apr. 11, 19 and 20, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Glass pieces and Gershwin concerto were both performed as part of the New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Contents
  • Apr. 11, 1990. Glass pieces: Rubric / rehearsed by Wendy Whelan, Brian Reeder, Santhe Tsetsilas, Robert Lyon, Teresa Reyes, Kipling Houston, and corps (32 min.) -- Glass pieces: Akhnaten [excerpts] / rehearsed by Cornel Crabtree, Russell Kaiser, Philip Neal, William Otto, Brian Reeder, Laurence Matthews, Patrick Hinson, Peter Naumann and others (21 min.)
  • Apr. 19, 1990. Glass pieces: Rubric [excerpts] / rehearsed by Wendy Whelan, Brian Reeder, Allison Brown, Robert Lyon, Teresa Reyes, Alexandre Prioa (25 min.)
  • Apr. 20, 1990. Glass pieces: Akhnaten / rehearsed by corps (16 min.) -- Gershwin concerto: third movement [excerpts] / rehearsed by Maria Calegari, Brian Reeder, Darci Kistler, Robert La Fosse and corps (30 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6905 JRC
Title
Glass pieces [and Gershwin concerto, excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 11, 19, and 20, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Philip Glass and George Gershwin.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Glass pieces. Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet. Soloists: Wendy Whelan, Brian Reeder, Santhe Tsetsilas, Robert Lyon, Teresa Reyes, Kipling Houston, Allison Brown, Alexandre Proia. Corps: Kathleen Tracey, Stacey Calvert, Margo Krody, Sabrina Pillars, Andrea Long, Cornel Crabtree, William Otto, Laurence Matthews, Russell Kaiser, Philip Neal, Patrick Hinson, Peter Naumann, Albert Evans, Gordon Stevens, and others.
Gershwin concerto. Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet. Soloists: Maria Calegari, Brian Reeder, Darci Kistler, Robert La Fosse. Corps: Wendy Whelan, Sabrina Pillars, Carole Divet, Teresa Reyes, Stacey Calvert, Paul Boos, William Otto, Patrick Hinson, Russell Kaiser, Philip Neal, Jerome Kipper, Ben Huys, Gordon Stevens, Robert Lyon.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Apr. 11, 19 and 20, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Bart Cook, directs rehearsals of Glass pieces and Gershwin concerto. The first movement of Glass pieces is rehearsed with interruptions and repetitions, followed by a full run-through; the third movement is rehearsed up to the women's entrance; excerpts of the first movement are rehearsed by soloists only; the end of the third movement is rehearsed, followed by a full run-through. The third movement of Gershwin concerto is rehearsed with interruptions and repetitions; the tape ends abruptly during this rehearsal. Robbins gives corrections, discusses and demonstrates choreography.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Glass pieces and Gershwin concerto were both performed as part of the New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Local Note
The Apr. 19 and 20 rehearsals of Glass pieces also appear on *MGZIDVD 5-914, with superior picture quality.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Concerto, piano, orchestra, F major.
Glass, Philip. Composer
Cook, Bart. Director
Brown, Allison, dancer.
Calvert, Stacey, dancer.
Long, Andrea, 1966- dancer.
Tsetsilas, Santhe, dancer.
Tracey, Kathleen, 1969- dancer.
Reeder, Brian, dancer.
Neal, Philip, 1968- dancer.
Hinson, Patrick, dancer.
Huys, Ben, dancer.
Krody, Margo, dancer.
Reyes, Teresa (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Whelan, Wendy, dancer.
Lyon, Robert, 1968- dancer.
Boos, Paul, dancer.
Pillars, Sabrina, dancer.
Matthews, Laurence, dancer.
Houston, Kipling, dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Crabtree, Cornel, dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Naumann, Peter Carl, dancer.
Proia, Alexandre, dancer.
Evans, Albert, 1970- dancer.
Stevens, Gordon, 1966- dancer.
Kipper, Jerome, dancer.
Divet, Carole, dancer.
Calegari, Maria, dancer.
Kistler, Darci, 1964- dancer.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Gershwin concerto (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Glass pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6905 JRC
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