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Symphonic variations [and] Façade
Additional title: Symphonic variations (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Tear, Robert (Narrator)
Sibley, Antoinette (Dancer)
Dowell, Anthony (Dancer)
Jenner, Ann, 1944- (Dancer)
Sherwood, Gary (Dancer)
Penney, Jennifer (Dancer)
Coleman, Michael, 1940- (Dancer)
Thorogood, Alfreda (Dancer)
Grant, Alexander, 1925-2011 (Dancer)
Park, Merle (Dancer)
Giles, David, 1926-2010 (Director)
Potter, Peter (Producer)
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)
Franck, César, 1822-1890 (Composer)
Walton, William, 1902-1983 (Composer)
Armstrong, John, 1893-1973 (Designer)
Fedorovitch, Sophie (Designer)
Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964 (Author)
Royal Ballet (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Symphonic variations. Music: César Franck. Designed for the stage by Sophie Fedorovitch. Performed by Antoinette Sibley and Anthony Dowell, Ann Jenner and Gary Sherwood, Jennifer Penney and Michael Coleman. - Façade. Music: William Walton. Words: Edith Sitwell. Designed for the stage by John Armstrong. Performed by Paul Benson, Anita Young, and Rosemary Taylor (Scottish rhapsody); Jennifer Penney, Derek Rencher, David Drew, and Dennis Griffith (Yodelling); Alfreda Thorogood (Polka); Ann Jenner, Laura Connor, Leslie Edwards, and Douglas Steuart (Foxtrot); Vergie Derman, Ria Perry, Sandra Conley and Sally Inklin (Waltz); Michael Coleman and Gary Sherwood (Popular song); Alexander Grant and Merle Park (Tango).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1956
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-187 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Telecast on Granada TV's Parade program. Producer: Peter Potter. Director: David Giles. Narrator: Robert Tear. Choreography: Frederick Ashton. Performed by members of the Royal Ballet.
Acquisition: Gift; David Hahn. NN-PD
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (45 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807052066-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158996
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 852487e0-4b52-0133-a580-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Symphonic variations [and] Façade" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Symphonic variations [and] Façade" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2024.

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Symphonic variations [and] Façade