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New York City Ballet
Additional title: Agon (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Tarantella (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Meditation (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Pas de deux [1960] (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- (Dancer)
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- (Dancer)
McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Dancer)
Villella, Edward, 1936- (Dancer)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Dancer)
Hayden, Melissa (Dancer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869 (Composer)
Kay, Hershy (Composer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Venza, Jac (Producer)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
Dubin, Charles (Director)
New York City Ballet (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Commentator)
Villella, Edward, 1936- (Commentator)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1965
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Agon: Pas de deux. Music: Igor Stravinsky. Danced by Arthur Mitchell and Suzanne Farrell. -- Tarantella. Music: Louis Gottschalk, orchestrated by Hershey Kay. Danced by Patricia McBride and Edward Villella. -- Meditation. Music: Peter Tchaikovsky. Danced by Suzanne Farrell and Jacques D'Amboise. -- Grand pas de deux. Music: Peter Tchaikovsky. Danced by Melissa Hayden and Jacques D'Amboise.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5023
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-4775 (former)
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 12-115
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-227 (former)
New York City Ballet
Ballet -- Excerpts
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Citation/reference: (U.S.A.: Dance, no. 4)
Creation/production credits: Telecast on WNET/13 in 1966. Producer: Jac Venza. Director: Charles S. Dubin. Written by Bo Goldman.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (30 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Balanchine briefly discusses his views on dance (throughout program). Comments by the male dancers precede each of the four works performed.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY827014200-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159551
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07e98bf0-aa20-0133-ccde-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1965: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "New York City Ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "New York City Ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 2, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1965). New York City Ballet Retrieved from

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New York City Ballet