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Les arts florissants
Additional title: Arts florissants (Choreographic work : Tjaarda)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Richman, James (Commentator)
Turocy, Catherine (Choreographer)
Turocy, Catherine (Director)
Turocy, Catherine (Dancer)
Balestrieri, Amanda (Singer)
Elliott, Martha (Singer)
Lilly, Rita (Singer)
Montano, Alexandra (Singer)
Boutté, Tony (Singer)
Cutlip, Philip (Singer)
Fornara, Charles (Singer)
Rameker, Bruce (Singer)
Beaman, Patricia (Dancer)
Clifford, Derek (Dancer)
Fittante, Carlos (Dancer)
List, Rachel (Dancer)
Michael, Keith (Dancer)
Udovicki, Ani (Dancer)
Griffin, Judson (Instrumentalist)
Nelson, Leah (Instrumentalist)
Terry, Lisa (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Sandra (Instrumentalist)
Briggs, Anne (Instrumentalist)
Jones, Alan Tjaarda (Director)
Prévost, Françoise, approximately 1680-1741 (Choreographer)
Rebel, Jean-Féry, 1666-1747 (Composer)
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine, 1643-1704 (Composer)
Cowles, Stephen (Lighting designer)
Skow, Marilyn (Costume designer)
Stein, Jane Alois (Costume designer)
Chiment, Marie Anne (Costume designer)
Myers, Mary (Costume designer)
Sherman, Stanley Allan (Costume designer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Concert Royal (Musical group : U.S.) (Musician)
New York Baroque Dance Company (Dancer)
French Institute/Alliance Française (U.S.) (Presenter)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Richman, James (Conductor)
Richman, James (Instrumentalist)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995-11-10
Table of Contents
Les caractères de la danse (1715) (ca. 13 min.) / choreography, Catherine Turocy after Françoise Prévost ; music, Jean-Féry Rebel ; costume, Marilyn Skow ; mask, Jane Stein ; danced by Catherine Turocy. The sections of the work are: Prélude -- Courante -- Menuet -- Bourrée -- Chaconne -- Sarabande -- Gigue -- Rigaudon -- Passepied -- Gavotte -- Sonate -- Loure -- Musette -- Sonate -- Les arts florissants: Idylle en musique, H. 487 (ca. 48 min.) / choreography and stage direction, Alan Tjaarda Jones ; music, Marc Antoine Charpentier ; musical direction, James Richman ; costumes, Marie Anne Chiment, Mary Myers, Marilyn Skow ; masks, Stanley Allan Sherman ; cast (in order of appearance): Martha Elliott (La Musique), Rita Lilly (La Poésie), Tony Boutté (La Peinture), Alexandra Montano (L'Architecture), Philip Cutlip (La Discorde), Amanda Balestrieri (La Paix) ; Tony Boutté, Philip Cutlip, Martha Elliott, Charles Fornara, Rita Lilly, Alexandra Montano, Bruce Rameker (choeur des guerriers, des arts, et des furies) ; dances (in order of appearance): Ouverture / danced by Derek Clifford and Carlos Fittante -- Air des guerriers / danced by Derek Clifford and Keith Michael -- Entrée des furies / danced by Rachel List and Ani Udovicki -- Menuet / danced by Carlos Fittante -- Menuet à deux / danced by Patricia Beaman and Carlos Fittante -- Chaconne / danced by the company -- Sarabande en rondeau / danced by the company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2367
Historical re-creations
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by the French Institute/Alliance Française as part of the concert series Soirées Baroques.
Statement of responsibility: Recording made possible by the cooperation of Concert Royal, the New York Baroque Dance Company, Florence Gould Hall of the French Institute/Alliance Française, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Performers: Danced by the New York Baroque Dance Company: Catherine Turocy (artistic director), Alan Tjaarda Jones (choreography and stage direction), Patricia Beaman, Derek Clifford, Carlos Fittante, Rachel List, Keith Michael, and Ani Udovicki.
Performers: Singers: Amanda Balestrieri, Martha Elliott, Rita Lilly (sopranos), Alexandra Montano (mezzo-soprano), Tony Boutté (tenor), Philip Cutlip (bass-baritone), Charles Fornara (baritone), Bruce Rameker (countertenor).
Performers: Music performed by Concert Royal: James Richman (artistic director/harpsichord), Judson Griffin, Leah Nelson (baroque violins), Lisa Terry (viola da gamba), Sandra Miller, Anne Briggs (baroque flutes).
Performers: Works introduced by James Richman.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Florence Gould Hall, the French Institute/Alliance Française, New York, on November 10, 1995, by Penny Ward.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (61 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12451034
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ba344d0-8f07-0138-a5c1-1fb6a49beaca
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les arts florissants" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995.

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Les arts florissants