From silence to sound: synchronizing original music to master silent films, George Balanchine's choreography, La valse and La sourceAdditional title: Valses nobles et sentimentales (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Source (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Chilgren, Dianne (Instrumentalist)Le Clercq, Tanaquil (Dancer)Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)Verdy, Violette, 1933- (Dancer)Villella, Edward, 1936- (Dancer)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 (Composer)Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987 (Composer)Honsa, Ron (Producer)Honsa, Ron (Director)Verdy, Violette, 1933- (Consultant)Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- (Consultant)Croce, Arlene (Consultant)Redpath, Christine (Consultant)Nichols, Madeleine M (Project director)New York City Ballet (Dancer)George Balanchine Trust (Sponsor)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Producer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1995Place: New York, NY
Table of ContentsLa valse [excerpts] (b&w) / filmed at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, MA, in 1951, by Carol Lynn ; music, Maurice Ravel ; danced by Tanaquil Le Clercq and Nicholas Magallanes.La source [excerpts] (col.) / filmed ca. 1969 ; music, Léo Delibes ; danced by Violette Verdy, Edward Villella, and female ensemble.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6679Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4978 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library ; produced and directed by Ron Honsa of Pensa Communications ; choreography by George Balanchine.Funding: The recording of the music to these silent films of Balanchine choreography was made possible through the cooperation of The George Balanchine Trust, S.I. Newhouse Foundation, Robert Gottlieb, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: La source and La valse project: pianist, Dianne Chilgren ; supervising artist, Violette Verdy ; creative consultants, Robert Gottlieb, Arlene Croce ; special consultant, Christine Redpath ; project director, Madeleine M. Nichols ; production supervisor, Jan Schmidt.Performers: Pianist, Dianne Chilgren.Venue: Recorded at Sony Music Studio, New York, on August 30, 1994, by John Alberts Sound Design.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (25 min.) : sound, color, and black and white.
DescriptionTwo silent films of choreography by George Balanchine, with piano accompaniment added.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F672NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392894Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72580190-a919-0134-3d1a-00505686a51c
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