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Additional title: Piano pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Andersen, Ib, 1954- (Dancer)
Cook, Bart (Dancer)
Nichols, Kyra (Dancer)
Calegari, Maria (Dancer)
Duell, Daniel (Dancer)
Duell, Joseph (Dancer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
Tchaikovsky Festival (1981: New York City Ballet) (Associated name)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Ballet created for the Tchaikovsky Festival of the New York City Ballet, June 1981 (sequence of dances altered slightly after premiere). Order of dances on tape: Danse caracteristique, Le paysan prelude, Chanson populaire, and Polka, perf. by ensemble. - Le petit cavalier, perf. by Andersen (?). - Reverie, perf. by Nichols, D. Duell. - November-Troika, perf. by Watts, Cook. - Natha waltz, perf. by Nichols. - October-Chant d'automne, perf. by Calegari, J. Duell. - La sorcière, perf. by Andersen (?). - Mazurka, perf. by Cook. - Marche des soldats de bois, perf. by D. Duell. - Polka de salon, perf. by Andersen (?), two women. - June-Barcarolle, perf. by Watts. - Mazurka de salon, perf. by Nichols, D. Duell, Watts, Cook, Calegari, J. Duell. - Scherzo à la russe, perf. by entire cast.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7611
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1823 (former)
Filmed dance
Content: Rehearsal on stage before Tchaikovsky Festival set, in rehearsal clothes with piano accompaniment, Nov. 1981.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Jerome Robbins. Music: Peter Tchaikovsky. Scenery: John Burgee, Philip Johnson.
Performers: Performed by the New York City Ballet: Kyra Nichols, Maria Calegari, Heather Watts, Joseph Duell, Daniel Duell, Bart Cook, Ib Andersen (?), and others.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (45 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896026361-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167457
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2650c7e0-7ba2-0135-ed98-095af838ab65
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Piano pieces" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Piano pieces" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 17, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Piano pieces Retrieved from

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Piano pieces