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In performance at the White House. Young artists [videorecording]

Title
In performance at the White House. Young artists [videorecording] / directed by Kirk Browning ; a co-production of WETA, Washington, D.C. and WNET, New York.
Publication
Washington, D.C. : WETA ; New York : WNET, 1982.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Quattro a Verdi (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Alternative Title
Ragtime (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • "Gene Kelly presents" -- opening DVD credits.
Credits (note)
  • Executive producer, Peter Weinberg ; lighting director, Hary Bottorf ; audio, David Gillette.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the White House before President Ronald Reagan and Mrs. Nancy Reagan, [on March 28, 1982].
Contents
  • Introduction (ca. 9 min.) / by Nancy Reagan, Beverly Sills, and Gene Kelly.
  • Appalachian spring (ca. 3 min.) / choreography by Martha Graham ; music by Aaron Copland ; costumes by Martha Graham ; danced by Christine Dakin, Donlin M. Foreman.
  • Lamentation (ca. 4 min.) / choreography by Martha Graham ; music by Zoltan Kodaly ; costumes by Martha Graham ; danced by Joyce Herring.
  • [Martha Graham tribute] (ca. 2 min.)
  • Acts of light (ca. 9 min.) / choreography by Martha Graham ; music by Karl Nielsen ; costumes by Halston ; danced by Christine Dakin, Donlin M. Foreman.
  • Q.a.V. (excerpt) (ca. 14 min.) / choreographed by Michael Smuin ; music by Giuseppe Verdi ; costumes by Sandra Woodall ; danced by Evelyn Cisneros, Kirk Peterson, Linda Montaner and David McNaughton.
  • [San Francisco Ballet rehearsal and dancer's interviews] (ca. 2 min.)
  • It don't mean a thing if you ain't got that swing (ca. 4 min.) / directed by Michael Smuin ; performed by Gregg Burge.
  • Ragtime (premiere) (ca. 3 min.) / choreography by Michael Smuin ; music by Igor Stravinsky ; costumes by Willa Kim ; danced by Kirk Peterson and Evelyn Cisneros.
  • Conclusion (ca. 2 min.) / by President Ronald Reagan.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5077
OCLC
8973351
Title
In performance at the White House. Young artists [videorecording] / directed by Kirk Browning ; a co-production of WETA, Washington, D.C. and WNET, New York.
Imprint
Washington, D.C. : WETA ; New York : WNET, 1982.
Credits
Executive producer, Peter Weinberg ; lighting director, Hary Bottorf ; audio, David Gillette.
Performer
Mistress of ceremonies, Beverly Sills ; host, Gene Kelly ; performers: Kirk Peterson, Evelyn Cisneros, Linda Montaner and David McNaughton (San Francisco Ballet) ; Gregg Burge (Sophisticated ladies) ; Christine Dakin, Donlin Foreman and Joyce Herring (Martha Graham Dance Company).
Event
Videotaped in performance at the White House before President Ronald Reagan and Mrs. Nancy Reagan, [on March 28, 1982].
Summary
Program host Gene Kelly introduces performances by eight young performers from the worlds of ballet, musical theater, and modern dance.
Added Author
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008, director.
Sills, Beverly, host.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, host.
Reagan, Nancy, 1921-2016, speaker.
Reagan, Ronald, speaker.
Peterson, Kirk, dancer.
Cisneros, Evelyn, 1958- dancer.
Montaner, Linda, dancer.
McNaughton, David (Dancer), dancer.
Burge, Gregg, dancer.
Dakin, Christine, dancer.
Foreman, Donlin, dancer.
Herring, Joyce, dancer.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Graham, Martha. Appalachian spring
Graham, Martha. Lamentation
Graham, Martha. Acts of light
Added Title
Quattro a Verdi (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Ragtime (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5077
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