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Suite Saint-Saëns
Additional title: Suite Saint-Saens (Choreographic work : Arpino)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Madonia, Valerie (Dancer)
Gehm, Charlene (Dancer)
Baudendistel, Daniel (Dancer)
Janus, Julie (Dancer)
Walters, Tyler (Dancer)
LeBlanc, Tina (Dancer)
Mossbrucker, Tom (Dancer)
Dawn, Deborah (Dancer)
Schnell, Joseph (Dancer)
Corry, Carl (Dancer)
Arpino, Gerald (Choreographer)
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921 (Composer)
Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)
Skelton, Thomas R. (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Joffrey Ballet (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1991
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2252
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2651 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive at New York State Theater, New York, on March 13, 1991, by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Gerald Arpino. Music: Camille Saint-Saëns (Caprice-valse from Wedding cake, Op. 76; Sérénade from Sérénade, Op. 15; Minuet from Septet, Op. 65; Pas redoublé from Pas redoublé, Op. 86), arranged by Elliot Kaplan. Costumes: A. Christina Giannini. Lighting: Thomas Skelton.
Performers: Danced by members of the Joffrey Ballet. Cast: Caprice valse: Valerie Madonia, Charlene Gehm, Daniel Baudendistel, Julie Janus, Tyler Walters, Tina LeBlanc, Tom Mossbrucker, with Cameron Basden, Linda Bechtold, Deborah Dawn, Cynthia Giannini, Kathryn Ginden, Kim Sagami, Carl Corry, Pierre Lockett, Brent Phillips, Roger Plaut, Joseph Schnell, Adam Sklute, Mark Wuest; Sérénade: Baudendistel, Madonia, Gehm, and ensemble; Minuet: LeBlanc, Mossbrucker, Dawn, Walters, Schnell, Corry; Pas redoublé: Entire cast. Conductor: John Miner. Solo pianist: Stanley Babin.
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 (26 min.) : sound, color ; 1 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916038715-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170380
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80a5b4b0-7b89-0135-1ead-7d966fd87dea
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  • 1991: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Suite Saint-Saëns" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Suite Saint-Saëns" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2023.

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Suite Saint-Saëns