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Orpheus. Nov. 22, 1988 [videorecording]

Title
Orpheus. Nov. 22, 1988 [videorecording] / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Publication
1988.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (44 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Orpheus (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Design and costumes by Isamu Noguchi. Conductor: Robert Irving.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on Nov. 22, 1988, for archival purposes.
Contents
Speeches (10 min.) -- Orpheus (34 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2243
Title
Orpheus. Nov. 22, 1988 [videorecording] / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Imprint
1988.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Design and costumes by Isamu Noguchi. Conductor: Robert Irving.
Performer
Speakers: Peter Martins, Jerome Robbins, Lincoln Kirstein, Edward Warburg.
Danced by New York City Ballet: Robert La Fosse (Orpheus), Adam Luders (Dark Angel), Valentina Kozlova (Eurydice), Robert Lyon (Apollo), Gordon Stevens (Pluto), Tom Gold (satyr), Heather Jurgensen, Romy Karz, Rita Norona, Catherine Ryan (native spirits), Yvonne Borree, Jennifer Fuchs, Lydia Harmsen, Sherri LeBlanc, Andrea Long, Rebecca Metzger, Gretchen Patchell, Kathleen Tracey, Albert Evans, Russell Kaiser, Richard Marsden, Nilas Martins, Philip Neal (Furies), Charles Anderson, Christopher Boehmer, Jerome Kipper, Peter Stark (lost souls), Diana White with Barbara Britton, Allison Brown, Stacey Calvert, Heidi Gans, Heather Jurgensen, Myrna Kamara, Julie Michael, Sabrina Pillars, Wendy Whelan (bacchantes), Barbara Britton, Heidi Gans, Peter Stark (friends of Orpheus).
Event
Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on Nov. 22, 1988, for archival purposes.
Summary
This recording begins with curtain speeches by Peter Martins, Jerome Robbins, Lincoln Kirstein and Eddie Warburg in honor of New York City Ballet's 40th anniversary. The speakers thank donors and relate anecdotes of the company's foundation and early years.
Added Author
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Orpheus.
Martins, Peter, 1946- speaker.
Robbins, Jerome, speaker.
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996, speaker.
Warburg, Edward M. M, speaker.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Lüders, Adam, dancer.
Kozlova, Valentina, dancer.
Lyon, Robert, 1968- dancer.
Stevens, Gordon, 1966- dancer.
Gold, Tom, dancer.
White, Diana (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988. Designer
Irving, Robert, 1913-1991. Conductor
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Orpheus (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2243
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