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Pygmalion: acte de ballet de Jean-Philippe Rameau
Additional title: Pygmalion (Choreographic work : Turocy)
Crook, Howard, 1947- (Singer)
Cramoix, Beatrice (Singer)
Boulin, Sophie (Singer)
Gari, Suzanne (Singer)
Turocy, Catherine (Choreographer)
Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 1683-1764 (Composer)
Bosquet, Thierry (French architect, contemporary) (Costume designer)
Herreweghe, Philippe (Musical director)
Lenaël, Philippe 1943?-2002 (Designer)
Beaussant, Philippe (Artistic director)
Ducrest, Philippe (Director)
Orchestre de la Chapelle royale (Musician)
Société nationale télévision française 1 (Broadcaster)
Société française de production (Producer)
Théâtre du Nombre d'or (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983
Place: France
Publisher: TF1
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2788
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4762 (former)
Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 1683-1764. Pigmalion
Television programs
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: presented by TF1 ; produced by SFP for TF1 ; choreography, Catherine Turocy ; music, Jean-Philippe Rameau ; [video] director, Philippe Ducrest.
Biographical/historical: Presented in commemoration of the tricentennial of the birth of Jean-Philippe Rameau.
Creation/production credits: Artistic director, Philippe Beaussant ; musical director, Philippe Herreweghe ; mise-en-scène, Philippe Lenael ; decor and costumes, Thierry Bosquet.
Performers: Howard Crook (Pygmalion), Béatrice Cramoix (Céphise), Sophie Boulin (la statue), Suzanne Gari (L'Amour), the actor-dancers of the Théâtre du Nombre d'Or, and the vocal ensemble and orchestra of La Chapelle Royal.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Théâtre de Paris during the Festival estival de Paris 1983, with the participation of the Ministry of Culture.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Language: In French.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (47 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Reconstruction of an opera-ballet dating from 1748.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176740
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9a9580f0-9e86-0132-fbcb-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1983: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pygmalion" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pygmalion" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2023.

APA Format

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

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