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Additional title: Piano pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Cook, Bart (Dancer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
New York City Ballet (Dancer)
Tchaikovsky Festival (1981: New York City Ballet) (Associated name)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-04-17
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Excerpts from a ballet created for the Tchaikovsky Festival of the New York City Ballet, June 1981: June-Barcarolle, perf. by Watts. - Mazurka, perf. by Cook. - Valse à cinq temps, perf. by Watts. (This dance was not included in the ballet as it was ultimately performed.) - Danse caracteristique, Le paysan prélude, Chanson populaire, and Polka, perf. by the ensemble.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7604
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1794 (former)
Filmed dance
Content: Rehearsal in the studio, in rehearsal clothes with piano accompaniment, Apr. 17, 1981. Rehearsal conducted by Jerome Robbins, who demonstrates some of the movements.
Performers: Performed by the New York City Ballet: Heather Watts, Bart Cook, and others.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (17 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896026347-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1349b9f0-7bb2-0135-cc75-0913fac8ef38
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  • 1981: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Piano pieces: excerpts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Piano pieces: excerpts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2022.

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Piano pieces: excerpts