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Three by Balanchine
Additional title: Serenade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Tarantella (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Duo concertant (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941- (Dancer)
Hendl, Susan (Dancer)
Leland, Sara, 1941- (Dancer)
Mazzo, Kay (Dancer)
Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre (Dancer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Dancer)
Villella, Edward, 1936- (Dancer)
McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Dancer)
Moritz, Reiner E., 1938- (Producer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869 (Composer)
Kay, Hershy (Arranger)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Irving, Robert, 1913 Aug. 28-1991 (Conductor)
Boelzner, Gordon (Instrumentalist)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
Niebeling, Hugo (Director)
New York City Ballet (Production company)
Österreichischer Rundfunk. Symphonie-Orchester (Performer)
Reiner Moritz Productions (Production company)
Ardolino, Emile (Donor)

Emile Ardolino Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973
Place: Germany
Table of Contents
Serenade (ca. 32 min.) / music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; costumes, Karinska; danced by Karin von Aroldingen, Susan Hendl, Sara Leland, Kay Mazzo, Jean-Pierre Bonnefous, Peter Martins, and artists of the New York City Ballet. |||| Duo concertant (ca. 18 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky; music performed by Gordon Boelzner (piano) and H. Cees Van Schaik (violin); danced by Kay Mazzo and Peter Martins. Preceded by brief b sequence. |||| Tarantella (ca. 7 min.) / music, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, arranged by Hershey Kay; costumes, Karinska; danced by Edward Villella and Patricia McBride. No audio at beginning; no credits on frame.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6955 ; *MGZIDVD 5-120 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Continental Films ; RM Productions ; directed by Hugo Niebeling ; choreography by George Balanchine.
Content: Title from WNET/13 telecast.
Performers: Note by Alastair Macaulay: von Aroldingen, Hendl, Leland, Mazzo, Bonnefoux and Martins dance in "Serenade" with Leland dancing the Russian role in the first three movements, but Hendl in the Elegy.
Performers: Danced by New York City Ballet.
Performers: Music performed by the ORF Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Irving.
Venue: Filmed by RM Productions, Munich, in cooperation with Unitel, in 1973.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (57 min.) : sound., color with black and white sequence ; 3/4 in.
Three ballets originally filmed in Germany and telecast in the U.S. by WNET/13 on the series Great performances on May 21, 1975. This telecast included additional narration written by Clive Barnes and visual design by Emile Ardolino, and the ballets appeared in a slightly different order (Serenade, Tarantella, Duo concertant).
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY777034403-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12156871
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39923620-05ce-0135-5b42-49508972836d
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Three by Balanchine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Three by Balanchine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 17, 2024.

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Three by Balanchine