HopakAdditional title: Fair at SorochinskAdditional title: Foire SorotchineAdditional title: Fair at Sorochinsk (Choreographic work : Lichine)
NamesLichine, David (Choreographer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881 (Composer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1948 - 1954
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1686
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography, David Lichine ; music by [Modest Petrovich] Moussorgsky.Content: Small section of The fair at Sorochinsk, a ballet in three scenes with prologue.Content: Brief dance footage before title credits.Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZR Fair at Sorochinsk (Lichine) [clippings].Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.Performers: Dancers possibly include: Anton Dolin (Red Coat, the devil), Lucia Chase (Khivria), Margaret Banks (Parassia), Andre Eglevsky (Gritzko) and members of Ballet Theatre.Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.System details: Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.Biographical/historical: This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout several theater.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 1 film reel (7 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mmIncomplete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
DescriptionScenario is based on Ukrainian/Cossack folk tales.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147177Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b77877a0-f878-0130-486f-3c075448cc4b
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