Brigadoon orchestra rehearsal, 11/13/96

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Brigadoon orchestra rehearsal, 11/13/96
Additional title: Brigadoon
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Barrett, Brent (Singer)
Donnellan, Sean (Performer)
Browne, Leslie (Performer)
Ledbetter, William (Performer)
Bobick, James (Performer)
Kaye, Judy (Singer)
Sorenson, Joel (Performer)
Hilley, Ron (Performer)
La Fosse, Robert (Performer)
Yule, Don (Performer)
Luker, Rebecca (Singer)
Ferrell, Elizabeth (Performer)
Dyer, George (Performer)
Hall, George (Performer)
Verges, Philipp (Dancer)
Ward, William (Dancer)
Fox, Stephen (Instrumentalist)
McGlinn, John (Conductor)
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986 (Librettist)
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986 (Lyricist)
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988 (Composer)
De Mille, Agnes (Choreographer)
Smith, Christian (Director)
De Lappe, Gemze (Restager)
Heeley, Desmond (Set designer)
Heeley, Desmond (Costume designer)
Schuler, Duane (Lighting designer)
Rittman, Trude (Arranger)
Mosteller, Steven (Instrumentalist)
Graham, Randall (Restager)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
New York City Opera (Presenter)
New York City Opera. Orchestra (Musician)
New York City Opera. Ballet (Dancer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Harmill Communications (Videographer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996-11-13
Table of Contents
1. Act I (ca. 51 min.) -- 2. Act I, continued (ca. 41 min.) -- 3. Act II (ca. 49 min.). Brief interruption and repetition of material at the Funeral dance. -- Repetition of excerpts (ca. 6 min.): Down on McConnachy Square, performed by the chorus ; I'll go home with bonnie Jean, performed by Leslie Browne, Robert La Fosse, and dance ensemble ; and Funeral dance, performed by Leslie Browne [in Act I costume], accompanied on bagpipe by Stephen Fox.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-8376
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988. Brigadoon
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Opera ; book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe ; original dances by Agnes de Mille ; stage director, Christian Smith ; choreography recreation and additional choreography by Gemze de Lappe.
Content: Title devised by staff of Jerome Robbins Archive.
Creation/production credits: Recording made possible by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library, with the cooperation of Gemze de Lappe, Randall Graham, David Grossberg, Floria Lasky, John McGlinn, Terrence S. Orr, Keith Viagas, the Agnes de Mille Foundation, New York City Opera, New York City Opera Ballet, and New York City Opera Orchestra.
Creation/production credits: Orchestrations, Ted Royal ; dance arrangements, Trude Rittman ; vocal arrangements, Frederick Loewe ; original scenery and costumes designed in 1985 by Desmond Heeley ; lighting, Duane Schuler ; sound design, Abe Jacob ; chorus master, Joseph Colaneri ; assistant stage directors, Cynthia Edwards and David Grabarkewitz ; musical preparation, Steven Mosteller ; assistant to Ms. de Lappe, Randall Graham ; dialect coach, Mark Delavan ; ballet mistress, Jessica Redel ; assistant to ballet mistress, Esperanza Galan.
Performers: Cast (in order of appearance): Brent Barrett (Tommy Albright), Sean Donnellan (Jeff Douglas), Leslie Browne (Maggie Anderson), William Ledbetter (Archie Beaton), James Bobick (Angus McGuffie), Judy Kaye (Meg Brockie), Joel Sorenson (Stuart Dalrymple), Ron Hilley (Sandy Dean), Robert La Fosse (Harry Beaton), Don Yule (Andrew MacLaren), Rebecca Luker (Fiona MacLaren), Elizabeth Ferrell (Jean MacLaren), George Dyer (Charlie Dalrymple), George Hall (Mr. Lundie), Philipp Verges and William Ward (sword dancers), Stephen Fox (bagpiper), Jon Brent Curry (Frank), Stacey Lee Tilton (Jane Ashton), and others (townsfolk of Brigadoon).
Performers: Conductor: John McGlinn.
Performers: Singers: New York City Opera Chorus: Marilyn Armstrong, Lee Bellaver, George Bohachevsky, Jill Bosworth, Frank Burzio, Mervin Crook, Harris Davis, Neil Eddinger, Bernadette Fiorella, Don Henderson, Bridget R. Hendrix, Ron Hilley, Gregory Hostetler, Paula Hostetter, Katherine Keyes, April Lindevald, Melissa Maravell, Madeleine Mines, Roger Ohlsen, Beth Pensiero, Louis Perry, Mary Ann Rydzeski, Daniel Shigo, Boyd Schlafer, Phillip Sneed, Matthew Surapine, Verda Lee Tudor, Jeffrey Weber, Leslie Wilk, Deborah Williams, Edward Zimmerman.
Performers: Dancers: New York City Opera Dancers: Jean Barber, Martha Chapman-Verges, Erica Fischbach, Gary Giffune, Stephanie Godino, Randall Graham, Tyler Ingram, Susannah Israel, Candace Itow, Violetta Klimczewska, Ruth-Ellen Kroll, Terry Lacy, Joan Mirabella, John Radwick, Brandon L. Saxon, Deirdre Sheehan, Philipp Verges, Yuriy Vodolaga, William Ward.
Performers: Musicians: New York City Opera Orchestra.
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal onstage with scenery, with the orchestra, at New York State Theater, New York, on November 13, 1996, by Jay Millard of Harmill Communications.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (151 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13281980
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6692ea50-8650-0138-1eb2-53d153ee7fcc
Rights Statement
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Brigadoon orchestra rehearsal