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L'après-midi d'un faune
Additional title: Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Gehm, Charlene (Dancer)
Walters, Tyler (Dancer)
Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950 (Choreographer)
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (Composer)
Schooling, Elisabeth (Restager)
Chappell, William, 1907-1994 (Restager)
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Designer)
Skelton, Thomas R. (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Joffrey Ballet (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-03-15
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2242
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2641 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive at New York State Theater, New York, on March 15, 1991, by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Vaslav Nijinsky, reconstructed by Elizabeth Schooling and William Chappell. Music: Claude Debussy. Scenery/costumes: Léon Bakst. Lighting: Thomas Skelton.
Performers: Danced by members of the Joffrey Ballet: Charlene Gehm (leader of the nymphs); Tyler Walters (the faun); Linda Bechtold, Cynthia Giannini, Kathryn Ginden, Valerie Madonia, Lissette Salgado, and Johanna Snyder (nymphs). Conductor: John Miner.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (14 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916038501-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170369
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 708f1de0-7b89-0135-05d9-03b698ddc570
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "L'après-midi d'un faune" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "L'après-midi d'un faune" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). L'après-midi d'un faune Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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L'après-midi d'un faune