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Les noces
Additional title: Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Eremina, Natalia (Dancer)
Schmalle, Joral (Dancer)
Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972 (Restager)
Nijinska, Irina (Restager)
Sayette, Howard (Restager)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Gilkerson, John C. (Designer)
Goncharova, Natalii͡a Sergeevna, 1881-1962 (Designer)
Klemm, Robert (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Oakland Ballet Company (Performer)
Gilkerson, John C. (Costume designer)
Goncharova, Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna, 1881-1962 (Costume designer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-10-25
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2236
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2496 (former)
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal for the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library at Zellerbach Auditorium, University of California, Berkeley, on October 25, 1990, by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Bronislava Nijinska, staged by Irina Nijinska and Howard Sayette. Music: Igor Stravinsky. Scenery/costumes: John C. Gilkerson, after the original designs by Natalia Goncharova. Lighting: Robert Klemm.
Performers: Performed by members of the Oakland Ballet Company: Natalia Eremina (the bride); Diane De Freitas, Ann Fisher, Jeannene Fogel, Kim Gardner, Joy Gim, Karen Jones, Lara Peggs, Marisa Ritter (the bride's friends); Jane Farnsworth, Hugh S. Stickney (the bride's parents); Joral Schmalle (the groom); Mario Alonzo, Norman Burnett, Gregg Engle, David Kleine, Michael Lowe, Nathan Hansen-Plount, Michael Ryan, Don Schwennesen, Omar Shabazz, Carlo Sierras, Ron Thiele, Shigeo Watanabe (the groom's friends); Laura Hunter, Tom Prachar (the groom's parents); and others. Singers: Ellen Kerrigan (soprano), Miriam Abramowitsch (mezzo-soprano), Baker Peeples (tenor), David Taft (bass), with the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Cantata Singers. Piano: Matthew Edwards, Julie Steinberg, Ellen Wassermann, Betty Woo. Oakland East Bay Symphony, guest conductor Jean-Louis LeRoux.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (34 min.) : sound, color ; 1 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916013256-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169888
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 41986930-8761-0135-8c72-51f1912b22d8
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les noces" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les noces" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 19, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Les noces Retrieved from

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Les noces