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Gala of stars: excerpts
Additional title: Intermittences du coeur (Choreographic work : Petit)
Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Balanchine after Ivanov)
Ashley, Merrill (Dancer)
Lavery, Sean (Dancer)
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Dancer)
Chryst, Gary (Choreographer)
Chryst, Gary (Dancer)
Cragun, Richard (Dancer)
Rivera, Chita (Dancer)
Minnelli, Liza (Dancer)
Dowell, Anthony (Dancer)
Reinking, Ann (Dancer)
Sills, Beverly (Host)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921 (Composer)
Franck, César, 1822-1890 (Composer)
Gennaro, Peter, 1919-2000 (Choreographer)
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011 (Choreographer)
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 (Composer)
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Composer)
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 (Lyricist)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Levine, James, 1943- (Conductor)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus (Performer)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra (Performer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984
Place: New York, N.Y
Publisher: WNET/13
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (43 min.) Pas de deux from Nutcracker / choreography, George Balanchine ; music, Peter I. Tchaikovsky ; performed by Merrill Ashley and Sean Lavery -- Pas de deux from Proust (Les intermittences du coeur) / choreography, Roland Petit ; music, César Franck (excerpts from Psyché) and Camille Saint-Saëns (excerpts from Symphony no. 3) ; performed by Natalia Makarova and Richard Cragun -- The apple doesn't fall very far from the tree, from The rink / performed by Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli -- They can't take that away from me / choreography, Gary Chryst ; music, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin ; performed by Ann Reinking and Anthony Dowell -- Begin the beguine / choreography, Peter Gennaro ; music, Cole Porter ; performed by Natalia Makarova and Gary Chryst. |||| Reel 2 (62 min.) Pledge drive edit of the program, with some overlap of content from Reel 1.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6151
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-5199 (former)
Pas de deux
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Television programs
Statement of responsibility: WNET/13.
Performers: Host: Beverly Sills.
Venue: Telecast December 12, 1984 on WNET/13, New York.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betamax, U-matic,) (105 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY857027190-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161503
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c14c82d0-4b5f-0133-1e6e-60f81dd2b63c
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Gala of stars" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Gala of stars" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2023.

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Gala of stars