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Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Additional title: In paradisum (Choreographic work : Kudelka)
Additional title: Catulli carmina (Choreographic work : Butler)
Additional title: Serenade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens (Dancer)
Kudelka, James (Choreographer)
Orff, Carl, 1895-1982 (Composer)
Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)
Baker, Michael J. (Composer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)

John Butler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-03-03
Place: Place des Arts, Montréal, Canada
Table of Contents
Cassette 1. In paradisum (ca. 24 min.) / choreography, James Kudelka; music, Michael J. Baker; danced by male principals. Catulli carmina (beginning, ca. 38 min.) / choreography, John Butler; music, Carl Orff. Names of principal dancers announced orally. Continued on cassette 2. Cassette 2. Catulli carmina (continued, ca. 9 min.). Serenade (ca. 31 min.) / choreography, George Balanchine; music, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. In paradisum [excerpt] (ca. 17 min.) / danced by female principals.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9190
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5809 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title, location, and date from original container.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Place des Arts, Montréal, Canada, on March 7, 1986 [and other dates?].
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Acquisition: Gift of the Estate of John Butler.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16090039
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5326e2d0-759a-0137-bc30-3977b0e28048
Rights Statement
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  • 1986: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les Grands Ballets Canadiens" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les Grands Ballets Canadiens" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986). Les Grands Ballets Canadiens Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Les Grands Ballets Canadiens