Research Catalog

Symphony in C

Title
Symphony in C [electronic resource] / choreography, [George] Balanchine ; music by [Georges] Bizet ; performed by New York City Ballet.
Publication
[1951?]

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 streaming video (NTSC) (96 min.) : si., b&w
Series Statement
Victor Jessen Collection
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Some cast members change during different performances; for example, Melissa Hayden's role in the first movement is sometimes performed by Nora Kaye and Francisco Moncion's role in the second movement is sometimes performed by Michael Maule.
  • Complete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
  • Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB New York City Ballet program (Apr. 28, 1951).
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Costumes by Karinska ; lighting by Jean Rosenthal.
  • Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Event (note)
  • Some segments filmed during multiple performances possibly at the Opera House, Chicago, Ill., in Apr. 1951.
Funding (note)
  • Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
System Details (note)
  • Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.
Biography (note)
  • This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout several theaters.
Contents
  • First movement: Allegro vivo (ca. 20 min.) / dancers, Melissa Hayden/Nora Kaye and Nicholas Magallanes with members of the New York City Ballet.
  • Second movement: Adagio (ca. 23 min.) / dancers, Tanaquil LeClercq and Francisco Moncion/Michael Maule with members of the New York City Ballet.
  • Third movement: Allegro vivace (ca. 18 min.) / dancers, Janet Reed/Nora Kaye and Herbert Bliss/Jaques d'Amboise with members of the New York City Ballet.
  • Fourth movement: Allegro vivace (ca. 32 min.) / dancers, Patricia Wilde and Frank Hobi/Todd Bolender with members of the New York City Ballet.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1710
OCLC
  • 438125585
  • 438125585
Title
Symphony in C [electronic resource] / choreography, [George] Balanchine ; music by [Georges] Bizet ; performed by New York City Ballet.
Imprint
[1951?]
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Victor Jessen Collection
System Details
Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.
Credits
Costumes by Karinska ; lighting by Jean Rosenthal.
Credits
Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Event
Some segments filmed during multiple performances possibly at the Opera House, Chicago, Ill., in Apr. 1951.
Funding
Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
Biography
This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout several theaters.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIDVD 5-5236
*MGZHB 8-1963, additional copy; 16mm (3 reels, 2333 ft.). This print is stored for preservation. Use *MGZIDF 1710 instead.
Added Author
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Jessen, Victor. Cinematographer
Hayden, Melissa, dancer.
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987, dancer.
Magallanes, Nicholas, dancer.
Le Clercq, Tanaquil, dancer.
Moncion, Francisco, dancer.
Maule, Michael (Dancer), dancer.
Reed, Janet, 1916-2000, dancer.
Bliss, Herbert, 1923-1960, dancer.
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, dancer.
Wilde, Patricia, 1928- dancer.
Hobi, Frank, dancer.
Bolender, Todd, dancer.
Karinska, Barbara. Costume designer
New York City Ballet.
Balanchine, George. Symphony in C.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 1710
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