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Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company [videorecording]

Title
Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company [videorecording] / artistic director, Christopher Wheeldon.
Publication
c2010.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (122 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Continuum (Choreographic work : Wheeldon)
  • Rhapsody fantaisie (Choreographic work : Wheeldon)
  • Softly as I leave you (Choreographic work : Léon and Lightfoot)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Each choreographic work begins with theatrical performance films produced and directed by Benjamin Pierce.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company, New York City Center, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
Credits (note)
  • Music director, Lev 'Ljova' Zhurbin ; principal pianists, Cameron Grant, Susan Walters.
  • Video production, Sathya Productions ; camera, Robert Long, Geoff MacLaughlin ; videotape engineer, Frank Berman ; directed and edited by Molly McBride.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the New York City Center, New York, on Nov. 1, 2009.
Funding (note)
  • This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
  • The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
  • The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Biography (note)
  • Continuum premiered by the San Francisco Ballet in 2002 ; Rhapsody fantaisie premiered at the Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, on Oct. 23, 2009.
Contents
  • Introduction (ca. 7 min.) / by Christopher Wheeldon.
  • Continuum (ca. 47 min.) / choreography, Christopher Wheeldon ; music, György Ligeti ; original lighting design, Natasha Katz ; lighting recreated by Mary Louise Geiger ; staged by Jill Johnson ; piano soloists, Cameron Grant and Susan Walters ; dancers, Melissa Barak, Andrew Crawford, Gabrielle Lamb, Rory Hohenstein, Danielle Rowe, Edwaard Liang, Wendy Whelan, Matthew Prescott.
  • Softly as I leave you (ca. 21 min.) / choreography, Lightfoot Léon and Paul Lightfoot ; music, Johann Sebestian Bach and Arvo Pärt ; original lighting, Tom Beevort ; lighting recreated by Mary Louise Geiger ; costumes, Lightfoot Léon ; set, Lightfoot Léon ; staged by Paul Lightfoot and Sol Léon ; dancers, Drew Jacopy, Rubinald Pronk.
  • Rhapsody fantaisie (ca. 9 min.) / choreography, Christopher Wheeldon ; music, Sergei Rachmaninoff ; costumes, Francisco Costa ; costume construction, Benjamin Briones/UB Costume Dance Wear ; lighting, Mary Louise Geiger ; set design, Los Carpinteros ; piano soloists, Cameron Grant and Susan Walters ; dancers, Melissa Barak, Drew Jacoby, Carrie Lee Riggins, Danielle Rowe, Rachel Sherak, Wendy Whelan, Andrew Crawford, Roray Hohenstein, Juan Pablo Ledo, Edwaard Liang, Rubinald Pronk, Lucas Segovia.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5643
OCLC
648772449
Title
Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company [videorecording] / artistic director, Christopher Wheeldon.
Imprint
c2010.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
System Details
DVD.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the New York City Center, New York, on Nov. 1, 2009.
Credits
Music director, Lev 'Ljova' Zhurbin ; principal pianists, Cameron Grant, Susan Walters.
Video production, Sathya Productions ; camera, Robert Long, Geoff MacLaughlin ; videotape engineer, Frank Berman ; directed and edited by Molly McBride.
Performer
Danced by Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company: Melissa Barak, Andrew Crawford, Ty Gurfein, Rory Hohenstein, Drew Jacoby, Kate Kadow, Gabrielle Lamb, Juan Pablo Ledo, Edwaard Liang, Matthew Prescott, Rubinald Pronk, Carrie Lee Riggins, Danielle Rowe, Lucas Segovia, Rachel Sherak, Wendy Whelan.
Funding
This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Biography
Continuum premiered by the San Francisco Ballet in 2002 ; Rhapsody fantaisie premiered at the Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, on Oct. 23, 2009.
Added Author
Wheeldon, Christopher, choreographer.
Wheeldon, Christopher, director.
Lightfoot, Paul (Choreographer)
León, Sol, choreographer.
Barak, Melissa, dancer.
Crawford, Andrew, dancer.
Gurfein, Ty, dancer.
Hohenstein, Rory, dancer.
Jacoby, Drew, dancer.
Kadow, Kate, dancer.
Lamb, Gabrielle, dancer.
Ledo, Juan Pablo, dancer.
Liang, Edward, dancer.
Prescott, Matthew (Matthew R.), dancer.
Pronk, Rubinald, dancer.
Riggins, Carrie Lee, dancer.
Whelan, Wendy, dancer.
Rowe, Danielle, dancer.
Segovia, Lucas, dancer.
Sherak, Rachel, dancer.
Pierce, Benjamin, producer.
Pierce, Benjamin, director.
Ligeti, György, 1923-2006, composer.
Katz, Natasha, lighting designer.
Geiger, Mary Louise, lighting designer.
Johnson, Jill, restager.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, composer.
Pärt, Arvo, composer.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943, composer.
Costa, Francisco, costume designer.
McBride, Molly, director.
McBride, Molly, editor.
New York City Center.
Sathya Production Services (Firm)
New York Public Library. Dance Division.
Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company.
Added Title
Continuum (Choreographic work : Wheeldon)
Softly as I leave you (Choreographic work : Léon and Lightfoot)
Rhapsody fantaisie (Choreographic work : Wheeldon)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5643
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