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Additional title: Western symphony (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Adams, Diana (Dancer)
Bliss, Herbert, 1923-1960 (Dancer)
Hayden, Melissa (Dancer)
Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)
Kent, Allegra (Dancer)
Barnett, Robert (Dancer)
Le Clercq, Tanaquil (Dancer)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Dancer)
Kay, Hershy (Composer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Rowe, Thomas (Director)
Barzin, Leon (Conductor)
New York City Ballet (Dancer)
Monitor Productions (Production company)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1957
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1754
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-7661 (former)
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 12-94
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 4-94A
Kay, Hershy. Western symphony
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Statement of responsibility: Monitor Productions ; directed by Thomas Rowe ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by Hershy Kay.
Creation/production credits: Director of photography, Jacques Mercanton ; editing, Joseph Tzipine.
Performers: Diana Adams and Herbert Bliss (Allegro); Melissa Hayden and Nicholas Magallanes (Adagio); Allegra Kent and Robert Barnett (Scherzo); Tanaquil LeClercq and Jacques d'Amboise (Rondo); artists of the New York City Ballet.
Performers: Music played by the New York City Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Leon Barzin.
Venue: Filmed in Paris by Monitor Productions.
Language: Credits in French.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737041981-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12147771
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b3c1860-8cb5-0138-3263-37222f37a23d
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Item timeline of events

  • 1957: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Western symphony" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1957.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Western symphony" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1957). Western symphony Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Western symphony