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Brahms-Schoenberg quartet
Additional title: Brahms-Schoenberg quartet (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941- (Dancer)
Fedorova, Nina, 1958- (Dancer)
Hoskinson, Richard (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 (Composer)
Nowak, Amram (Videographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2310
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4154 (former)
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 6-1581
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: Choreography: George Balanchine ; music: Johannes Brahms (String quartet no. 1, op. 25, first movement: Allegro), orchestrated by Arnold Schönberg.
Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet: Karin von Aroldingen, Richard Hoskinson, and Nina Fedorova with Tracy Bennett, Stephen Caras, Bryan Pitts, David Richardson, Bonita Borne, Victoria Bromberg, Dolores Houston, Sandra Jennings, Catherine Morris, Kyra Nichols, Lilly Samuels, and Garielle Whittle.
Venue: Filmed for the Jerome Robbins Film Archive, with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, by Amrak Nowak Associates at the New York State Theater in January 1977. First movement only. Rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (13 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY787011231-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157356
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ddebe590-8c17-0135-f9d8-08b90e825d9d
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Brahms-Schoenberg quartet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Brahms-Schoenberg quartet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2023.

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Brahms-Schoenberg quartet