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Celebration, cassette 3
Additional title: Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bruhn after Bournonville)
Additional title: Corsair (Choreographic work : Petipa, M after Perrot)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) (Event place)
Bandō, Tamasaburō, 1950- (Performer)
Fracci, Carla (Dancer)
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986 (Dancer)
Morishita, Yōko, 1948- (Dancer)
Bujones, Fernando, 1955-2005 (Dancer)
Denver, John (Performer)
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- (Performer)
Schermerhorn, Kenneth (Conductor)
Hermann, Jane (Producer)
Saddler, Donald (Restager)
Wechsler, Gil (Lighting designer)
Large, Brian (Director)
Fitzgerald, Gerald (Irish draftsman and etcher, 1821-1886) (Screenwriter)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) (Producer)
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986 (Choreographer)

Celebration: 100 years of performing arts at the Metropolitan Opera

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984-05-13
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
Sagi-Musume (The heron maiden). Traditional Kabuki dance-drama / performed by Bando Tamasaburo V -- Non-dance sequence with John Denver and Placido Domingo -- La sylphide: Act II pas de deux / choreography, Erik Bruhn after Bournonville ; music, Hermann von Lovenskjold ; danced by Carla Fracci and Erik Bruhn -- Le corsaire: Pas de deux / choreography, Marius Petipa ; music, Adolphe Adam ; danced by Yoko Morishita and Fernando Bujones.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5004
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-700
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) -- Anniversaries, etc
Dance -- Japan
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by WNET-TV and the Metropolitan Opera ; producer, Jane Hermann ; director, Brian Large.
Creation/production credits: Staging, Donald Saddler ; script, Gerald Fitzgerald ; lighting, Gil Wechsler.
Creation/production credits: Conductor: Kenneth Schermerhorn.
Venue: Taped in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House May 13, 1984. Gala performance celebrating 100 years of performing arts at the Metropolitan Opera.
Content: Special event coverage and commentary.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (50 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY847040677-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160704
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3a191300-af6b-0134-1e30-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Celebration" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Celebration" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2024.

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