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Daphnis and Chloë: excerpts
Additional title: Daphnis and Chloe (Choreographic work : Taras)
Ashley, Merrill (Dancer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Dancer)
Fedorova, Nina, 1958- (Dancer)
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941- (Dancer)
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 (Composer)
Taras, John (Choreographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Ashley rehearses a solo onstage. - Rehearsal in the studio with Martins (Daphnis), Fedorova (Chloe), von Aroldingen (Lyceion), and dancers playing maidens, nymphs, and Chloe's abductors.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7020
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1825 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Two rehearsals, in rehearsal clothes with piano accompaniment.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: John Taras. Music: Maurice Ravel.
Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet: Merrill Ashley, Peter Martins, Nina Fedorova, Karin von Aroldingen, 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: 2 videotape reels (18 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896025511-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167417
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a44a7060-7b88-0135-1aa3-7d302acdcc2b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Daphnis and Chloë: excerpts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Daphnis and Chloë: excerpts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 23, 2023.

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Daphnis and Chloë: excerpts