Maria Tallchief: Solos and duetsAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Television program)Additional title: Firebird (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Blomsterfesten i Genzano (Choreographic work : Bournonville)Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work)Additional title: Sylvia pas de deux (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesBalanchine, George (Choreographer)Bournonville, August, 1805-1879 (Choreographer)Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)Maule, Michael (Dancer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986 (Dancer)Ludlow, Conrad (Dancer)Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987 (Videographer)Williams, Esther, 1921-2013 (Performer)
Maria Tallchief Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1951 - 1966
Table of ContentsFirebird: pas de deux (4 min., b&w) / choreography, George Balanchine ; music, Igor Stravinsky ; dancers, Maria Tallchief and Michael Maule ; filmed by Carol Lynn at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Mass. in 1951 -- Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) (3 min., color) / starring Esther Williams with Maria Tallchief (Anna Pavlova) (courtesy New York City Ballet) -- Variations after Degas (1 min., b&w) / choreography, James Starbuck or possibly Robert Pagent ; music, Claude Debussy ; dancer, Maria Tallchief ; telecast on the Voice of Firestone series on October 14, 1962 -- Flower Festival at Genzano (Pas de deux) ( 5 min., b&w) / choreography, August Bournonville ; performed by Maria Tallchief and Rudolf Nureyev ; filmed for Bell Telephone Hour, NBC-TV on January 19, 1962 -- Don Quixote (grand pas de deux) (2 min., color) / choreography, after Marius Petipa ; music, Ludwig Minkus ; dancers, Maria Tallchief and Erik Bruhn, and ensemble ; filmed for Bell Telephone Hour, NBC-TV on Jan. 6, 1961 -- Romeo and Juliet pas de deux [abrupt ending] (3 min., color) / choreography, John Butler ; music, Sergei Prokofiev ; dancers, Maria Tallchief, Conrad Ludlow ; filmed for Bell Telephone Hour, NBC-TV, on Feb. 13, 1966 -- Sylvia [solo excerpt from pas de deux] (2 min., b&w) / choreography, George Balanchine ; music, Léo Delibes ; dancer, Maria Tallchief ; filmed by Carol Lynn at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Mass. in 1951.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1350
TopicsTallchief, MariaDanceMillion dollar mermaid (Motion picture)ExcerptsBallet
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesMotion pictures
NotesContent: Title created by cataloger ; additional credits from *MGZIC 9-4992 From silence to sound, *MGZIC 9-457 Flower festival at Genzano, *MGZIC 9-1873 [Maria Tallchief], and *MGZIA 4-2702 Firestone dances, 1962-1963.Venue: Videotaped in performance on various stages, New York, N.Y. from 1951-1966.Acquisition: Gift; Maria Tallchief and Elise Paschen.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (21 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19961524Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a29ad5f0-352b-0131-a6d5-3c075448cc4b
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