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Ballet Chicago
Additional title: Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Tarantella (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Octet à tête (Choreographic work : Duell)
Additional title: Orchésographie (Choreographic work : Ribère)
Duell, Daniel (Dancer)
Majewicz, Steven (Dancer)
Dorian, Christine (Dancer)
Adelfang, Petra (Dancer)
Moray, Sherry (Dancer)
Flagg, Elise (Dancer)
Bennett, Samuel (Dancer)
Lyle, Rich (Dancer)
Malbrough, Joseph (Dancer)
Muniz, Oswaldo (Dancer)
Stewart, Manard (Dancer)
Ward, M. G. (Mark G.) (Dancer)
Eylar, Patti (Dancer)
Strain, Suzy (Dancer)
Baynham, Karen (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
De Ribère, Lisa (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Koesling-Bennett, Kathryn (Costume designer)
Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930 (Composer)
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869 (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Ballet Chicago (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988
Table of Contents
Reel 1: Apollo (approx. 29 min.). Lacks audio. Choreography: George Balanchine. Music: Igor Stravinsky. Costumes: Kathryn Koesling. Perf. by Steven Majewicz, Christine Dorian, Petra Adelfang, Sherry Moray. -- Tarantella (approx. 9 min.). Choreography: Balanchine. Music: Louis Moreau Gottschalk. Costumes: Koesling. Perf. by Elise Flagg, Daniel Duell. -- Orchésographie (approx. 12 min.). Choreography: Lisa de Ribère. Music: Peter Warlock, arr. for brass by Alan Gout. Costumes: Koesling. Perf. by Samuel Bennett, Rich Lyle, Joseph Malbrough, Manard Stewart, Mark Ward. -- Octet à tête (approx. 12 min.). Choreography: Daniel Duell. Music: Stravinsky (Octet for winds). Costumes: Koesling. Perf. by Patti Eylar, Stewart, Suzy Strain, Oswaldo Muniz, Adelfang, Ward. -- Reel 2: Continuation of Octet à tête (approx. 5 min.). -- Concerto barocco (approx. 23 min.). Choreography: Balanchine. Music: J. S. Bach. Costumes: Koesling. Perf. by Karen Baynham, Moray, Majewicz, with Adelfang, Lesley Bories, Dorian, Eylar, Kristie George, Shari Rauch, Strain, and Laura Taylor. -- Apollo (approx. 24 min.). Same credits and cast as above. Begins with pas d'action of Apollo and muses; lacks Apollo's opening variation. -- Tarantella (approx. 9 min.). Same credits and cast as above.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2801
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3540 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, in September 1988. Apollo and Tarantella [on cassette 1?] recorded on September 24, 1988. Orchésographie, Octet à tête, and Concerto barocco recorded on September 23, 1988. Date unknown for second recordings of Apollo and Tarantella [cassette 2?]. Other works on the September 24 program appear on: *MGZIC 9-3532 Ballet Chicago.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (123 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174503
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7b201aa0-9e87-0132-b205-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballet Chicago" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballet Chicago" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2024.

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Ballet Chicago