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Additional title: Who cares? (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Tracey, Margaret (Dancer)
Calvert, Stacey (Dancer)
Fugate, Judith (Dancer)
Martins, Nilas (Dancer)
Kaplow, Maurice (Conductor)
Grant, Cameron, 1951- (Instrumentalist)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Composer)
Kay, Hershy (Arranger)
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976 (Set designer)
Benson, Ben C. (Costume designer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

George Balanchine Celebration

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-06-06
Table of Contents
"Strike up the band" / performed by the ensemble -- "Sweet and low down" / performed by women's ensemble -- "Somebody loves me" / performed by Harmsen, Karz, LeBlanc, Ringer, and Wingert -- "Bidin' my time" / performed by Anderson, Higgins, Kaiser, Naumann, and Stevens -- "'S wonderful" / performed by Harmsen and Stevens -- "That certain feeling" / performed by Karz, Anderson, LeBlanc, and Kaiser -- "Do do do" / performed by Ringer and Higgins -- "Lady be good" / performed by Wingert and Naumann -- "The man I love" / performed by Tracey and Martins -- "I'll build a stairway to paradise" / performed by Calvert -- "Embraceable you" / performed by Fugate and Martins -- "Fascinatin' rhythm" / performed by Tracey -- "Who cares?" / performed by Calvert and Martins -- "My one and only" / performed by Fugate -- "Liza" / performed by Martins -- "I got rhythm" / performed by the entire cast.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4335B
Balanchine, George
New York City Ballet
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, George Gershwin, adapted and orchestrated by Hershy Kay.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Scenery, Jo Mielziner ; costumes, Ben Benson ; lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Stacey Calvert, Margaret Tracey, Judith Fugate, and Nilas Martins, with Lydia Harmsen, Romy Karz, Sherri LeBlanc, Jenifer Ringer, Deborah Wingert, Charles Anderson, Arch Higgins, Russell Kaiser, Peter Naumann, and Gordon Stevens, and Samantha Allen, Wendy Drapala, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Michele Gifford, Isabel Kimmel, Dena Kinstlinger, Andrea Long, Jennifer Tinsley, Inmaculada Velez, and Elizabeth Walker.
Performers: Conductor: Maurice Kaplow.
Performers: Pianist: Cameron Grant.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 6, 1993 (matinee), during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4335A.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (46 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175436
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49f7c530-f87d-0130-a0ee-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1993: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Who cares? [Close shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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