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Midwinter night's dream
Additional title: Figure in the carpet (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Adams, Diana, 1926-1993 (Dancer)
Hinkson, Mary (Dancer)
Lland, Michael (Dancer)
Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)
McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Dancer)
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- (Dancer)
Moncion, Francisco (Dancer)
Villella, Edward, 1936- (Dancer)
Weslow, William (Dancer)
Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004 (Host)
Jillana (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)
Saudek, Robert, 1911-1997 (Producer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1961-01-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6565
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 20-1782
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Venue: Telecast on WNBC-TV's Omnibus series on January 1, 1961.
Content: Performance excerpts include: The New York City Ballet in a grand march; The Repertory Theatre Company of Stratford, Ontario in a scene from Shakespeare's King John; An opera class conducted by Emil Renan at the Juilliard School of Music; Arias from Mozart's Don Giovanni sung by George London and Laurel Hurley of the Metropolitan Opera Company; George Balanchine's Figure in the carpet (Music: George Frederick Handel) performed by Diana Adams, Mary Hinkson, Jillana, Michael Lland, Nicholas Magallanes, Patricia McBride, Arthur Mitchell, Francisco Moncion, Edward Villella, William Weslow, and members of the New York City Ballet; Leonard Bernstein directing the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in William Schuman's American festival overture.
Creation/production credits: Produced by Robert Saudek Associates. Host: Alistair Cooke. Director: William A. Graham.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (52 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Preview program of the Lincoln Center complex three years before its completion. Alistair Cooke discusses the buildings and activities which will comprise the complex. Special guests includes Wallace K. Harrison and John D. Rockefeller.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797078043-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158335
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 09bb3460-c7eb-0135-5bee-0356a87eb274
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Item timeline of events

  • 1926: Creator Born
  • 1961: Issued
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Midwinter night's dream" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1961-01-01.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Midwinter night's dream" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 1, 2024.

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Midwinter night's dream