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Maria Tallchief
Additional title: Scotch symphony (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work)
Additional title: Allegro brillante (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)
Eglevsky, André (Dancer)
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986 (Dancer)
Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)
Ludlow, Conrad (Dancer)
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847 (Composer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Minkus, L., 1826-1917 (Composer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
New York City Ballet (Dancer)

Maria Tallchief Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1959 - 1966
Table of Contents
Scotch symphony: adagio movement. Chor: George Balanchine, mus: Felix Mendelssohn; scen: William and Jean Eckart; cos: Karinska and David Ffolkes. Perf. on Apr. 5, 1959 by Tallchief, André Eglevsky, and male ensemble from the New York City Ballet. - Grand pas de deux from Don Quixote. Chor: after Marius Petipa; mus: Ludwig Minkus. Perf. on Jan. 6, 1961 by Tallchief, Erik Bruhn, and ensemble. - Allegro brillante: excerpts. Chor: George Balanchine; mus: Peter Tchaikovsky; cos: Karinska. Perf. on Feb. 25, 1964 by Tallchief, Nicholas Magallanes, and four couples from the New York City Ballet. - [Romeo and Juliet pas de deux]. Chor: John Butler; mus: Sergei Prokofiev. Perf. on Feb. 13, 1966 by Tallchief, Conrad Ludlow.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6923
Tallchief, Maria
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Content: Compilation of four ballet performances originally telecast on the Bell Telephone Hour, NBC-TV, on various dates between 1959 and 1966.
Performers: Performed by Maria Tallchief and various partners (see below). Bell Telephone Orchestra conducted by Donald Voorhees.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (42 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896027476-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167480
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 57bfed20-8342-0138-0c0b-6dbc90882b6c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1959: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Maria Tallchief" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1959 - 1966.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Maria Tallchief" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1959 - 1966). Maria Tallchief Retrieved from

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Maria Tallchief