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[I'm old fashioned, excerpts] rehearsals.

Title
[I'm old fashioned, excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 7 and May 5, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Morton Gould.
Publication
1990.

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Additional Authors
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Gould, Morton, 1913-1996.
  • Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945.
  • Redpath, Christine.
  • Woetzel, Damian
  • Alexopoulos, Helene
  • Saland, Stephanie
  • Soto, Jock
  • Calegari, Maria
  • La Fosse, Robert
  • Lopez, Lourdes
  • Crabtree, Cornel
  • Anderson, Charles David
  • Giljane, Espen
  • Higgins, Arch
  • Huys, Ben
  • Lyon, Robert
  • Martins, Nilas
  • Otto, William, 1958-
  • Ying, Runsheng
  • Krody, Margo
  • Meunier, Monique
  • Reyes, Teresa (Ballet dancer)
  • New York City Ballet.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (90 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Variations on I'm old fashioned (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Alternative Title
Astaire variations.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Dance rehearsals.
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 Apr. 7 and May 5, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Variations on I'm old fashioned, also known as Astaire variations, is a ballet tribute to Fred Astaire, with music by Morton Gould, based on Jerome Kern's song I'm old fashioned, from the motion picture You were never lovelier (Columbia, 1942). It was performed during New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Contents
  • Apr. 7, 1990. 5th variation ("Bumps") / rehearsed by Damian Woetzel and Helene Alexopoulos (16 min.) -- 7th variation / rehearsed by Helene Alexopoulos (7 min.) -- 8th variation / rehearsed by Damian Woetzel and Helene Alexopoulos (23 min.)
  • May 5, 1990. 12th variation and finale / rehearsed by full cast (30 min.) -- 2nd variation / rehearsed by Cornel Crabtree, Teresa Reyes, Ben Huys and [Monique Meunier?] (6 min.) -- 3rd variation / rehearsed by corps (8 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6910 JRC
Title
[I'm old fashioned, excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 7 and May 5, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Morton Gould.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet. Principals: Damian Woetzel, Helene Alexopoulos (Apr. 7), Stephanie Saland (May 5) Jock Soto, Maria Calegari, Robert La Fosse, Lourdes Lopez. Corps: Charles Anderson, Cornel Crabtree, Espen Giljane, Arch Higgins, Ben Huys, Robert Lyon, Nilas Martins, William Otto, Runsheng Ying, Margo Krody, Monique Meunier, Teresa Reyes and others.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Apr. 7 and May 5, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Christine Redpath, directs rehearsals for Variations on I'm old fashioned. Robbins gives corrections, discusses and demonstrates choreography. During the second rehearsal, Robbins and the dancers watch a videotape of the film clip of Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth that is featured in the ballet, and Robbins comments on the choreography.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Variations on I'm old fashioned, also known as Astaire variations, is a ballet tribute to Fred Astaire, with music by Morton Gould, based on Jerome Kern's song I'm old fashioned, from the motion picture You were never lovelier (Columbia, 1942). It was performed during New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996. Composer
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. You were never lovelier. I'm old fashioned.
Redpath, Christine. Director
Woetzel, Damian, dancer.
Alexopoulos, Helene, dancer.
Saland, Stephanie, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Calegari, Maria, dancer.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Lopez, Lourdes, dancer.
Crabtree, Cornel, dancer.
Anderson, Charles David, dancer.
Giljane, Espen, dancer.
Higgins, Arch, dancer.
Huys, Ben, dancer.
Lyon, Robert, dancer.
Martins, Nilas, dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Ying, Runsheng, dancer.
Krody, Margo, dancer.
Meunier, Monique, dancer.
Reyes, Teresa (Ballet dancer), dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Other Title
Astaire variations.
Added Title
Variations on I'm old fashioned (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6910 JRC
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