Working with BalanchineAdditional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Balanchine after Ivanov)Additional title: Pas de deux  (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Harlequinade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Firebird (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Jewels (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Tarantella (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Allegro brillante (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Sonatine (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)Tallchief, Maria (Speaker)Villella, Edward, 1936- (Speaker)Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016 (Speaker)Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- (Speaker)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Nichols, Madeleine M. (Speaker)Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Dancer)Maule, Michael (Dancer)Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre (Dancer)Chilgren, Dianne (Musician)Nowak, Amram (Cinematographer)Blumenthal, Sallie (Associated name)Ward, Penny (Videographer)Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987 (Cinematographer)Compton, Gardner (Cinematographer)Ardolino, Emile (Cinematographer)Venza, Jac (Producer)Dubin, Charles (Director)New York City Ballet (Performer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Event place)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Balanchine Symposia (1992-1993 :New York Public Library) (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1993-02-22
Table of ContentsDANCE CONTENTS: Cassette 1: The nutcracker: Act II, pas de deux, adagio. Mus: Tchaikovsky. Telecast on the Ed Sullivan Show, CBS-TV, May 20, 1956. Perf. by Tallchief and Nicholas Magallanes. This recording also appears on *MGZHB 4-47. -- Tchaikovsky pas de deux. Mus: Tchaikovsky. Telecast on the Bell Telephone Hour, NBC-TV, January 14, 1964. Perf. by Verdy and Villella. This recording also appears on *MGZHB 4-1164 Pas de deux . -- Harlequinade: Pas de deux. Mus: Drigo. Telecast on the Bell Telephone Hour, NBC-TV, March 27, 1966. Perf. by Patricia McBride and Villella. This recording also appears on *MGZHB 4-1167. -- Cassette 2: Firebird: Pas de deux. Mus: Stravinsky. Filmed by Carol Lynn at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Massachusetts, in 1951. Perf. by Tallchief and Michael Maule. This recording also appears on *MGZIC 9-893. -- Jewels: Emeralds, variation. Mus: Fauré. Filmed for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Gardner Compton and Emile Ardolino, in stage rehearsal in November 1969. Perf. by Verdy. This recording also appears on *MGZHB 12-640. -- Tarantella. Mus: Gottschalk. Excerpt from New York City Ballet, telecast by WNET/13, 1966. Producer: Jac Venza. Director: Charles S. Dubin. Perf. by McBride and Villella. This recording also appears on *MGZIC 9-227. -- Cassette 3: Allegro brillante. Music: Tchaikovsky. Telecast on the Bell Telephone Hour, NBC-TV, February 25, 1964. Perf. by Tallchief, Magallanes, and members of the |||| New York City Ballet. This recording also appears on *MGZHB 4-3. -- Sonatine. Mus: Ravel. Filmed for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Amram Nowak Associates, in performance at New York State Theater on January 14, 1976. Perf. by Verdy and Jean-Pierre Bonnefous. Pianist: Dianne Chilgren.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2285Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3406 (former)
TopicsBalanchine, GeorgeOrpheus (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Scotch symphony (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Symphony in C (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Rehearsals
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesPanel discussionsTelevised performancesTelevised dance
NotesContent: Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by Penny Ward at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on February 22, 1993, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts. Part of the Balanchine Symposia, a series of public programs presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in connection with the exhibition Balanchine. Coordinator for Public Programs for the Dance Collection: Sallie Blumenthal.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (157 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionWelcoming remarks by Madeleine Nichols, curator of the Dance Collection, followed by a discussion by Maria Tallchief, Violette Verdy, and Edward Villella, with Robert Gottlieb. The panelists comment upon and reminisce about ballets seen in film and kinescope screenings. Additional ballets discussed include: Orpheus, Harlequinade pas de deux, Swan lake, A midsummer night's dream, Bourrée fantasque, Scotch symphony, Liebeslieder walzer, Symphony in C, and Apollo. Topics include Balanchine's use of different styles as a means of educating his dancers and the audience, the guidance he offered dancers in learning roles, and the problems of restaging ballets marked by the personal qualities of their creators.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY936039595-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175011Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d64a5d0-90e1-0135-473f-3bb183975e70
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