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A lot of happiness
Additional title: Piano sonata no. 3 (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Additional title: 3 piano preludes (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Klos, Vladimir (Dancer)
Keil, Birgit (Dancer)
MacMillan, Kenneth (Interviewee)
Gold, Jack, 1930-2015 (Director)
Gammon, Philip (Instrumentalist)
Parker, Monica (Interviewee)
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: 1. Part 1: Piano sonata no. 3. Music: Chopin. (rehearsal) Part 2: 3 piano preludes. Music: Gershwin. (rehearsal) -- 2. Performances, in costume, of Piano sonata no. 3 and 3 piano preludes.
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8838
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: Produced by Norman Swallow. Filmed at Granada Television studio, and rehearsal studio, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (67 min. total) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Kenneth MacMillan analyzes the process of choreographing for television with director Jack Gold, pianist Philip Gammon, Stuttgart Ballet dancers Birgit Keil, Vladimir Klos, dance notator Monica Parker.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887012791-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166010
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2883ea20-866b-0138-f0c8-354d12461b84
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A lot of happiness" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A lot of happiness" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). A lot of happiness Retrieved from

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A lot of happiness