From silence to sound: synchronizing the original music to master silent films, Choreography by George Balanchine, Baiser de la fée
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987 (Cinematographer)Honsa, Ron (Producer)Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013 (Associated name)Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- (Consultant)Nichols, Madeleine M. (Project director)Pensa Communications (Producer)John Alberts Sound Design (Firm) (Recording engineer)George Balanchine Foundation (Associated name)S. I. Newhouse Foundation (Associated name)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1996-10-11Date Created: 1951
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8891Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5256 (former)
TopicsLe Clercq, TanaquilMagallanes, NicholasMcDill, NancyNew York City BalletBaiser de la fée (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesMotion pictures
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 ; music by Igor Stravinsky.Content: Adding the music to this silent film of George Balanchine's work was made possible through the cooperation of The George Balanchine Foundation, the S.I. Newhouse Foundation, the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Editor, Jonathan Drozd ; supervising artist, Frederic Franklin ; consultant, Robert Gottlieb ; project director, Madeleine M. Nichols.Performers: Pianist, Nancy McDill.Performers: Danced by Tanaquil Le Clercq and Nicholas Magallanes of the New York City Ballet.Venue: Excerpts from Le baiser de la fée filmed at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in 1951, by Carol Lynn. Piano accompaniment by Nancy McDill recorded at Sony Music Studios, New York, on October 11, 1996, by John Alberts Sound Design.System details: Streaming file.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (31 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionSilent film of excerpts from George Balanchine's Le baiser de la fée, with piano accompaniment added. The choreography was modified for this performance to accommodate the size of the stage at Jacob's Pillow.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F541NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13282011Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c84565e0-90e1-0135-7dea-0da227d9f6fc
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