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Additional title: In the night (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Lavery, Sean (Dancer)
Ashley, Merrill (Dancer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Dancer)
Hoskinson, Richard (Dancer)
Saland, Stephanie (Dancer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-06-22
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7602
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1788 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Recorded at New York State Theater, New York, on June 22, 1979. Onstage rehearsal in practice clothes.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Jerome Robbins. Music: Frédéric Chopin.
Performers: Danced by members of the New York City Ballet: Heather Watts and Sean Lavery, Merrill Ashley and Peter Martins, and Stephanie Saland and Richard Hoskinson. The fourth section of the ballet (Nocturne, Op. 9, no. 2), for all three couples, is danced twice, followed by a repetition of the third duet (Saland and Hoskinson).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (31 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906019585-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168745
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d2ca9800-7b8d-0135-8aad-4bc1eeccfb67
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "In the night" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "In the night" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). In the night Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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In the night