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Don Quixote: Kitri's wedding
Additional title: Kitri's wedding
Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Baryshnikov after Gorski and Petipa, M)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Host)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Conceptor)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Director)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Choreographer)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Harvey, Cynthia (Dancer)
Schafer, Richard (Dancer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Minkus, L., 1826-1917 (Composer)
Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)
Large, Brian (Director)
Loquasto, Santo (Set designer)
Loquasto, Santo (Costume designer)
Flynn, Patrick (Irish architect, contemporary) (Arranger)
Flynn, Patrick (Irish architect, contemporary) (Composer)
Connelly, Paul (Conductor) (Conductor)
Scott, Robin (Producer)
Adams, Brian (Dancer)
Barbee, Victor (Dancer)
Smith, Frank (Dancer) (Dancer)
Bissell, Patrick (Dancer)
Jaffe, Susan (Dancer)
Yeager, Cheryl (Dancer)
Kudo, Elaine (Dancer)
Spizzo, Christine (Dancer)
Bustillo, Gilma (Dancer)
Madonia, Valerie (Dancer)
La Fosse, Robert (Dancer)
Osborne, Gregory (Dancer)
Cornish, Gillian (Dancer)
Serrano, Raymond (Dancer)
American Ballet Theatre (Dancer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
National Video Corporation (Production company)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983
Place: New York, N.Y
Publisher: WNET/13
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 34 min.). Act I -- Reel 2 (ca. 57 min). Acts II and III -- Reel 3 (4 min). Alternate introduction by Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 508
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1844 (former)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Minkus, L., 1826-1917. Don Quixote
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Television programs
Statement of responsibility: WNET/13 ; National Video Corporation ; American Ballet Theatre ; directed for television by Brian Large ; production conceived and directed by Mikhail Baryshnikov ; choreography by Mikhail Baryshnikov after Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky ; music by Ludwig Minkus.
Creation/production credits: Orchestrations, arrangements, and additional music, Patrick Flynn; scenery and costumes, Santo Loquasto; lighting, Jennifer Tipton; executive producer, Robin Scott.
Performers: Danced by American Ballet Theatre.
Performers: Mikhail Baryshnikov (Basil); Cynthia Harvey (Kitri); Richard Schafer (Don Quixote); Brian Adams (Sancho Panza); Victor Barbee (Gamache); Frank Smith (Lorenzo); Patrick Bissell (Espada); Susan Jaffe (dream Mercedes); Cheryl Yeager (Amour); Elaine Kudo, Christine Spizzo (flower girls); Gilma Bustillo (Mercedes); Valerie Madonia (Dulcinea); Robert La Fosse, Gregory Osborne (Basil's friends); Gillian Cornish, Raymond Serrano (Gypsy couple); others.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N.Y. Telecast by WNET/13, New York, N.Y., on the Great Performances: Dance in America series on March 5, 1984.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Content: You may experience playback issues with this item. Trying an alternate quality version (e.g., high, low) may resolve viewing issues.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (95 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in
Ballet in three acts, loosely based on Cervantes' novel of the same title.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY847039814-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160621
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee48eef0-4aa9-0133-35ca-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Don Quixote" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Don Quixote" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 1, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). Don Quixote Retrieved from

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Don Quixote