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Bournonville dances
Additional title: Bournonville divertissements (Choreographic work : Williams after Bournonville)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Interviewee)
Williams, Stanley, 1925-1997 (Choreographer)
Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Dancer)
Hess, Lisa (Dancer)
Duell, Daniel (Dancer)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Tomasson, Helgi, 1942- (Dancer)
Lopez, Lourdes (Dancer)
Saland, Stephanie (Dancer)
Weiss, Robert, 1949 Mar. 1- (Dancer)
Andersen, Ib, 1954- (Dancer)
Ashley, Merrill (Dancer)
Bentley, Toni (Dancer)
Divet, Carole (Dancer)
Hauser, Lauren (Dancer)
Hess, Alexia (Dancer)
Jackson, Lisa Ann (Dancer)
Roy, Leslie (Dancer)
Crabtree, Cornel (Dancer)
Hay, Douglas (Dancer)
Mofid, Afshin (Dancer)
Otto, David, 1959- (Dancer)
Padgett, Bruce (Dancer)
Trojaborg, Ulrik (Dancer)
Bournonville, August, 1805-1879 (Choreographer)
Mitchell, David, 1941-.... (Designer)
Benson, Ben C (Costume designer)
Holmes, Ralph (Lighting designer)
Villella, Edward, 1936- (Producer)
Kinberg, Judy (Producer)
Venza, Jac (Producer)
Tobias, Tobi (Author)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Publisher)

Dance in America Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1982-05-01
Place: New York, N.Y
Publisher: WNET
Table of Contents
Ballabile (from Act I of Napoli) / music, H. S. Paulli; danced by Lisa Hess and Daniel Duell with Toni Bentley, Carole Divet, Lauren Hauser, Alexia Hess, Lisa Jackson, Leslie Roy, Cornel Crabtree, Douglas Hay, Afshid Mofid, David Otto, Bruce Padgett, Ulrik Trojaborg -- Pas de deux (from Act I of Kermesse i Brüges) / music, H. S. Paulli; danced by Heather Watts and Helgi Tomasson -- Pas de trois (from La ventana) / music, H. C. Lumbye; danced by Lourdes Lopez, Stephanie Saland, Robert Weiss -- Pas de deux (from William Tell) / music, Gioacchino Rossini; danced by Darci Kistler and Ib Andersen -- Pas de deux (from Flower festival in Genzano) / music, Edvard Helsted; danced by Merrill Ashley and Peter Martins -- Excerpts of Bournonville ballets filmed between 1902-1906 -- Tarantella (from Act III of Napoli) / danced by the same cast as Ballabile.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6691
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-448 (former)
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Bournonville, August, 1805-1879
Kongelige Danske ballet
Television programs
Televised dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Edward Villella ; produced by Edward Villella and Judy Kinberg ; choreography by Stanley Williams after Auguste Bournonville.
Creation/production credits: Executive producer, Jac Venza; writer, Tobi Tobias; scenery, David Mitchell; costumes, Ben Benson; lighting, Ralph Holmes.
Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (59 min.) sound, color ; 1 in.
Performance of the ballet Bournonville dances (also called Bournonville divertissements), with discussion between sections by Peter Martins and Stanley Williams on Danish choreographer August Bournonville (1805-1879), his ballets, the Royal Danish Ballet, and related topics. Williams is also shown coaching Darci Kistler in one of the roles, and dancing in an excerpt of Napoli, ca. 1956.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY827034163-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159703
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a1e7000-ef93-0133-d3bf-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bournonville dances" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bournonville dances" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2023.

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Bournonville dances