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Harlequinade [Close shot]
Additional title: Harlequinade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Tracey, Margaret (Dancer)
Boal, Peter (Dancer)
Horiuchi, Gen (Dancer)
Borree, Yvonne (Dancer)
Kramarevsky, Andrei (Dancer)
Meunier, Monique (Dancer)
Savoye, Sean (Dancer)
Killian, Katrina (Dancer)
Boelzner, Gordon (Conductor)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Drigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930 (Composer)
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920- (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 Issued: 1993
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Act I, the house of Cassandre (ca. 44 min.) / performed by Andre Kramarevsky (Cassandre) ; Gen Horiuchi (Pierrot) ; Yvonne Borree (Pierrette) ; Peter Boal (Harlequin) ; Romy Karz, Janey McGeary, Catherine Ryan, Deborah Wingert, Espen Giljane, Russell Kaiser, Peter Naumann, Gordon Stevens (les scaramouches) ; Margaret Tracey (Colombine) ; Charles Anderson, James Fayette, Todd Williams (les sbires) ; Arch Higgins, Sant'gria Bello, Alexander Ritter, Andrew Robertson, Robert Wersinger (la patrouille) ; Monique Meunier (la bonne fée) ; Sean Savoye (Léandre) ; Christopher Boehmer (le laquais). |||| Reel 2. Act II, an enchanted park (ca. 43 min.) / performed by Boal, Tracey, Horiuchi, Borree, Kramarevsky, Savoye, Meunier (same roles as in Act I), and ensemble of sbires and scaramouches, joined by ballabile des enfants: children's ensembles as polichinelles, petits harlequins, Pierrots et Pierrettes, and scaramouches ; Jade Adams, Aura Dixon, Wendy Drapala, Amanda Edge, Michele Gifford, Dana Hanson, Heather Hawk, Dena Kinstlinger, Deanna McBrearty, Santhe Tsetsilas, Pascale van Kipnis, Melissa Walter, Sant'gria Bello, Christopher Boehmer, Peter Hansen, Arch Higgins, Edward Liang, Christopher Macdougall, Alexander Ritter, Andrew Robertson, Jian Wang, Robert Wersinger, Todd Williams, John Winfield (cortège des invités) ; Katrina Killian with Samantha Allen, Jennifer Fuchs, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Isabel Kimmel, Andrea Long, Jennifer Tinsley, Inmaculada Velez, Elizabeth Walker (les alouettes).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4329B
Balanchine, George
New York City Ballet
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)
Commedia dell'arte
Child dancers
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, Riccardo Drigo.
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, costumes, and lighting, Rouben Ter-Arutunian.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet.
Performers: Conductor: Gordon Boelzner.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 4, 1993, during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4329A.
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: 2 videocassettes (U-matic SP) (87 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Ballet in two acts, based on characters from the commedia dell'arte.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176635
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a28ec720-352b-0131-7a60-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Harlequinade [Close shot]