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Additional title: Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Allegro brillante (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847 (Composer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: [n.d.]
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: A midsummer night's dream: excerpts from Act II divertissement (approx. 12 min.). Music: Mendelssohn. -- Allegro brillante (approx. 15 min.). Music: Tchaikovsky. Costumes: Karinska.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8604
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3889 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Excerpts from A midsummer night's dream videotaped onstage at New York State Theater, New York, in rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment. Allegro brillante videotaped in performance at New York State Theater.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: George Balanchine.
Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet.
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) (27 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936057555-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175352
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7790d60-8a8a-0135-29d5-0924ccfa96e8
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  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "New York City Ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "New York City Ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. New York City Ballet Retrieved from

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New York City Ballet