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An engagement party
Samsova, Galina 1937- (Dancer)
Prokovsky, André (Dancer)
Bart, Graham, 1951-1988 (Dancer)
Richards, Dianne (Dancer)
Potter, Peter (Producer)
Phillips, Peter, 1939-.... (Designer)
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928 (Composer)
Coleman, Basil (Director)
Dean, Esther (Costume designer)
Darrell, Peter (Choreographer)
New London Ballet (Company) (Dancer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1562
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Televised dance
Creation/production credits: Telecast by Granada Television, London, on the program series, Parade. Ballet specially commissioned for television. Producer: Peter Potter. Director: Basil Coleman. Designer: Peter Phillips.
Content: Music: Leoš Janáček (Suite for strings) Music recorded by the Hallé Orchestra, conducted by Andre Presser.
Performers: Performed by members of the New London Ballet: Galina Samsova, André Prokovsky, Graham Bart, Dianne Richards, Jorge Salavisa, Deborah Hess, Cristian Addams, and Andrea Durant.
Content: SUMMARY: A garden party is being given for a newly engaged couple. The hostess has been having an affair with the young man and must now relinquish him to his young bride.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (20 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166025
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7da3af60-0826-0131-0cd7-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An engagement party" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An engagement party" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). An engagement party Retrieved from

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An engagement party