As of Tuesday, September 8, The New York Public Library has expanded grab-and-go service to 50 branch locations as part of our gradual reopening. We hope to reopen even more locations soon. Find details about locations, services, and requirements, and learn more about accessing our remote resources.

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Agon [Close shot]
Additional title: Agon (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Dancer)
Whelan, Wendy (Dancer)
Boal, Peter (Dancer)
Hübbe, Nikolaj (Dancer)
Karz, Zippora (Dancer)
Tracey, Kathleen, 1969- (Dancer)
Evans, Albert, 1970- (Dancer)
Higgins, Arch (Dancer)
Fiorato, Hugo (Conductor)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

George Balanchine Celebration

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-05-22
Table of Contents
Part I. Pas de quatre / performed by four men -- Double pas de quatre / performed by eight women -- Triple pas de quatre / performed by eight women and four men -- Part II. First pas de trois: Sarabande / performed by Boal -- Gailliard / performed by Zippora Karz and Tracey -- Coda / performed by Boal, Zippora Karz, and Tracey -- Second pas de trois: Bransle simple / performed by Evans and Higgins -- Bransle gay / performed by Whelan -- Bransle double (de Poitou) / performed by Whelan, Evans, and Higgins -- Pas de deux / performed by Kistler and Hübbe -- Part III. Danse des quatre duos / performed by four duos -- Danse des quatre trios / performed by four trios -- Coda / performed by four men.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4304B
Topics
Balanchine, George
New York City Ballet
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)
Ballet
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, Igor Stravinsky.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of the New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Darci Kistler, Wendy Whelan, Peter Boal, Nikolaj Hübbe, with Zippora Karz, Kathleen Tracey, Albert Evans, Arch Higgins, and Aura Dixon, Michele Gifford, Romy Karz, Melissa Walter.
Performers: Conductor: Hugo Fiorato.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on May 22, 1993 (evening), during the New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4304A.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (31 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176476x
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c8c1a8c0-e374-0130-f83a-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1993: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Agon [Close shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ca3f17b0-e374-0130-7415-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Agon [Close shot]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ca3f17b0-e374-0130-7415-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Agon [Close shot] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ca3f17b0-e374-0130-7415-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ca3f17b0-e374-0130-7415-3c075448cc4b | title= (moving image) Agon [Close shot], (1993)|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=September 25, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Agon [Close shot]