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Watermill [and] The concert [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. May 24, 1990

Title
Watermill [and] The concert [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. May 24, 1990 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Teiji Ito and Frédéric Chopin.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (70 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Uniform Title
  • Concert (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Watermill (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on May 24, 1990.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Biography (note)
  • Watermill and The concert were performed as part of New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990, with Edward Villella appearing as a guest artist in Watermill.
Contents
Watermill (55 min.) -- The concert (15 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-531
Title
Watermill [and] The concert [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. May 24, 1990 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Teiji Ito and Frédéric Chopin.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Watermill. Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Brian Reeder, Diana White, Edward Liang, Nilas Martins, Laurence Matthews, Paul Boos, Robert Lyon, Peter Naumann, Christopher Boehmer, Jerome Kipper, Gordon Stevens, Russell Kaiser, William Otto, Tracy Bennett, Kipling Houston, Ethan Stiefel, Carole Divet, Allison Brown, Teresa Reyes, and others.
The concert. Rehearsed by Darci Kistler and Carlo Marlo.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on May 24, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Jean Pierre Frohlich, directs a rehearsal of Watermill. Edward Villella, who danced the main role in this production, is not present in this rehearsal. The beginning and end of the ballet, and Villella's solos, are not rehearsed; all other sections of the ballet are rehearsed.
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Christine Redpath, directs a rehearsal of a pas de deux (Prelude, op. 28, nicknamed the "mad ballerina" pas de deux) from The concert. Robbins gives corrections and demonstrates choreography.
System Details
DVD.
Biography
Watermill and The concert were performed as part of New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990, with Edward Villella appearing as a guest artist in Watermill.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Frohlich, Jean Pierre. Director
Reeder, Brian, dancer.
White, Diana (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Liang, Edward, dancer.
Kipper, Jerome, dancer.
Naumann, Peter Carl, dancer.
Houston, Kipling, dancer.
Matthews, Laurence, dancer.
Boos, Paul, dancer.
Stiefel, Ethan, dancer.
Reyes, Teresa (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Lyon, Robert, 1968- dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Boehmer, Christopher, dancer.
Divet, Carole, dancer.
Brown, Allison, dancer.
Stevens, Gordon, 1966- dancer.
Bennett, Tracy, dancer.
Martins, Nilas, dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Redpath, Christine. Director
Kistler, Darci, 1964- dancer.
Merlo, Carlo, dancer.
Itō, Teiji. Composer
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Watermill (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Concert (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-531
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