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Duettino, Eternal idol, Gregory Hines special [and] Harp concerto [excerpt]

Title
Duettino, Eternal idol, Gregory Hines special [and] Harp concerto [excerpt] [videorecording] / choreography by Michael Smuin.
Publication
1978-1986.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (53 min.) : sd., col. and b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Michael Smuin Collection
Uniform Title
  • Duettino (Choreographic work : Smuin)
  • Eternal idol (Choreographic work : Smuin)
  • Harp concerto (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Genre/Form
  • Video.
  • Dance.
Note
  • The second recording of Duettino and the recording of Harp concerto are black-and-white, wide shot and poor quality. The other recordings are color and close shot.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House on Jan. 22, 1981 (Duettino), July 28, 1979 (Duettino), Feb. 1, 1986 (Eternal idol), Jan. 16, 1982 (Gregory Hines special), Feb. 14, 1978 (Harp concerto).
Biography (note)
  • Duettino was choreographed in honor of David McNaughton's medal win at the International Ballet Competetion in Jackson, Miss.
  • Eternal idol was inspired by Rodin's sculpture "the eternal idol."
  • The final segment on the tape is a pas de deux excerpted from the full ballet Harp concerto.
Contents
Duettino [1981] / music by Giuseppi Verdi; danced by Nancy Dickson and David McNaughton (10 min.) -- Duettino [1979] / danced by Diana Weber and McNaughton (10 min.) -- Eternal idol / music by Frederic Chopin; danced by Jamie Zimmerman and Russell Murphy (11 min.) -- Gregory Hines special / music by Duke Ellington and Stephane Grappelli; danced by Gregory Hines and Michael Smuin (16 min.) -- Harp concerto pas de deux / music by Carl Reinecke; danced by Madeleine Bouchard and Attila Ficzere (6 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4257
OCLC
263872040
Title
Duettino, Eternal idol, Gregory Hines special [and] Harp concerto [excerpt] [videorecording] / choreography by Michael Smuin.
Imprint
1978-1986.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Michael Smuin Collection
Performer
Performed by San Francisco Ballet: Nancy Dickson, David McNaughton, Diana Weber, Jamie Zimmerman, Russell Murphy, Gregory Hines, Michael Smuin, Madeleine Bouchard, Attila Ficzere.
Event
Recorded in performance at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House on Jan. 22, 1981 (Duettino), July 28, 1979 (Duettino), Feb. 1, 1986 (Eternal idol), Jan. 16, 1982 (Gregory Hines special), Feb. 14, 1978 (Harp concerto).
Summary
In the third segment of this tape, Gregory Hines makes a special appearance on the opening night of San Francisco Ballet's 1982 season, to mark Michael Smuin's participation in the Broadway show Sophisticated ladies, in which Hines starred. Hines sings a medley of Duke Ellington songs and tap dances to Uptown dance by Stephane Grapelli, and finally performs a duet with Smuin to Take the A train.
Biography
Duettino was choreographed in honor of David McNaughton's medal win at the International Ballet Competetion in Jackson, Miss.
Eternal idol was inspired by Rodin's sculpture "the eternal idol."
The final segment on the tape is a pas de deux excerpted from the full ballet Harp concerto.
Added Author
Smuin, Michael, choreographer.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Composer
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. Composer
Grappelli, Stéphane. Composer
Reinecke, Carl, 1824-1910. Concertos, pedal harp, orchestra. op. 182, E minor.
Dickson, Nancy, dancer.
McNaughton, David, dancer.
Weber, Diana, 1945- dancer.
Zimmerman, Jamie, dancer.
Murphy, Russell, dancer.
Hines, Gregory, dancer.
Smuin, Michael, dancer.
Bouchard, Madeleine, dancer.
Ficzere, Attila, dancer.
San Francisco Ballet.
Added Title
Duettino (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Eternal idol (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Harp concerto (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4257
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