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Dances at a gathering, Glass pieces [and] Mother Goose [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 17, 1990]

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Dances at a gathering, Glass pieces [and] Mother Goose [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 17, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Frédéric Chopin, Philip Glass and Maurice Ravel.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (81 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Uniform Title
  • Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Glass pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
  • Mother Goose (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Apr. 17, 1990.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Biography (note)
  • Dances at a gathering, Glass pieces and Mother Goose were performed during the New York City Ballet's Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets in June, 1990.
Contents
  • Dances at a gathering. Mazurka, op. 6, no. 4 / rehearsed by Darci Kistler (2 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 7, no. 5 / rehearsed by Jock Soto and Robert La Fosse (1 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 7, no. 4 / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Kyra Nichols, Wendy Whelan (7 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 24, no. 2 / rehearsed by Kyra Nichols, Wendy Whelan, Kipling Houston, Jock Soto, Alexandre Proia (4 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 6, no. 2 / rehearsed by Maria Calegari, Alexandre Proia, Kyra Nichols, Kipling Houston, Jock Soto, Wendy Whelan (6 min.) -- Mazurka, op. 7, no. 4 / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Kyra Nichols, Wendy Whelan (5 min.)
  • Glass pieces (pas de deux) / rehearsed by Maria Calegari and Adam Lüders (24 min.)
  • Mother Goose (Beauty and the Beast variation) / rehearsed by Philip Neal and Rebecca Metzger (33 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-912
Title
Dances at a gathering, Glass pieces [and] Mother Goose [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsals. [Apr. 17, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Frédéric Chopin, Philip Glass and Maurice Ravel.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Restricted Access
Permission required.
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet: Darci Kistler, Wendy Whelan, Maria Calegari, Kyra Nichols, Robert La Fosse, Jock Soto, Kipling Houston, Alexandre Proia, Adam Lüders, Philip Neal, Rebecca Metzger.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Apr. 17, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Victor Castelli, directs rehearsals of the Mazurka section from Dances at a gathering. Robbins gives corrections to the dancers and demonstrates choreography. Alternate cast members rehearse at the back of the studio. Judith Fugate and Lauren Hauser rehearse the solo set to Mazurka, op. 6, no. 4, and Stephanie Saland and Ben Huys rehearse the pas de deux set to Mazurka, op. 6, no. 2.
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Bart Cook, directs a rehearsal of the pas de deux from Glass pieces.
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Jean Pierre Frohlich, directs a rehearsal of the Beauty and the Beast variation from Mother goose. Robbins demonstrates choreography and discusses dramatic aspects of the variation. Two couples rehearse the variation, with numerous interruptions and repetitions.
System Details
DVD.
Biography
Dances at a gathering, Glass pieces and Mother Goose were performed during the New York City Ballet's Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets in June, 1990.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Castelli, Victor. Director
Cook, Bart. Director
Frohlich, Jean Pierre. Director
Kistler, Darci, 1964- dancer.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Whelan, Wendy, dancer.
Proia, Alexandre, dancer.
Nichols, Kyra, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Calegari, Maria, dancer.
Houston, Kipling, dancer.
Lüders, Adam, dancer.
Metzger, Rebecca, dancer.
Neal, Philip, 1968- dancer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937. Ma mère l'oye (Ballet)
Glass, Philip. Composer
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Mother Goose (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Glass pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-912
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