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A Stravinsky portrait
Additional title: Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Speaker)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Balanchine, George (Speaker)
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- (Dancer)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021 (Dancer)
Govrin, Gloria (Dancer)
Leacock, Richard (Cinematographer)
Leacock, Richard (Film editor)
Liebermann, Rolf, 1910-1999 (Producer)
Hudson, Sarah (Creator)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1972-06-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8929
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Craft, Robert
Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-1978
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016
Televised dance
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Venue: Telecast on WNET-TV, June 11, 1972. Film photographed and edited by Richard Leacock. Producer: Rolf Liebermann for Norddeutscher Rundfunk by Leacock Pennebaker, Inc. Sound recording by Sarah Hudson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min., 16 sec.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Film clips of Igor Stravinsky at his home in Hollywood, California, in London, and in Hamburg with various friends and associates, including his wife Vera Stravinsky, Robert Craft, Pierre Boulez, Nicolas Nabokov, George Balanchine, Suzanne Farrell, Jacques d'Amboise, Gloria Govrin, Gerald Heard and Christopher Isherwood. Of particular dance interest are several brief conversations between Stravinsky and Balanchine regarding tempo, pulse and time; and a brief clip of Balanchine in Hamburg rehearsing Apollon musagète for a performance on German TV by Suzanne Farrell, Jacques d'Amboise, Gloria Govrin and the New York City Ballet to a new recording of the music conducted by Stravinsky.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797071075-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158277
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 026d1560-866b-0138-94f8-01d2cf58d845
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Creator Born
  • 1971: Creator Died
  • 1972: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Stravinsky portrait" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972-06-11.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Stravinsky portrait" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972-06-11). A Stravinsky portrait Retrieved from

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A Stravinsky portrait