The search for Nijinsky's Rite of springAdditional title: Rite of spring (Choreographic work : NIjinsky)
NamesRambert, Marie (Interviewee)Joffrey, Robert (Director)Rodriguez, Beatriz (Dancer)Valleskey, Carole (Dancer)Shoemaker, Paul (Dancer)Kinberg, Judy (Producer)Kinberg, Judy (Director)Grimm, Thomas (Producer)Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950 (Choreographer)Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)Roerich, Nicholas, 1874-1947 (Designer)Hodson, Millicent (Restager)Archer, Kenneth (Restager)Brubach, Holly (Author)Grauer, Rhoda (Producer)Venza, Jac (Producer)Joffrey Ballet (Performer)WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Producer)Danmarks radio (Producer)
Dance in America Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1989Place: New York, N.YPublisher: WNET/13
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7034Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2081 (former)
TopicsGreat performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971Hugo, Valentine, 1887-1968Ballets russesRite of spring (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)Dance
GenresTelevision programsTelevised danceFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesStatement of responsibility: a co-production of WNET/New York and Danmarks Radio in association with Czechoslovak Television and BBC, La Sept, NOS Television ; dance directed by Thomas Grimm ; documentary directed by Judy Kinberg ; produced by Judy Kinberg and Thomas Grimm.Creation/production credits: Set coordinator, Ves Harper ; lighting, Jørgen Johannessen and Tim Hunter ; production executive, Rhoda Grauer ; writer, Holly Brubach.Creation/production credits: Concluding performance by the Joffrey Ballet: choreography, Vaslav Nijinsky, reconstructed and staged by Millicent Hodson ; music, Igor Stravinsky ; scenario, Igor Stravinsky and Nikolai Roerich ; scenery and costumes, Nikolai Roerich, reconstructed by Kenneth Archer ; artistic supervision of reconstruction, Robert Joffrey.Performers: Narrator, Kathryn Walker.Performers: Danced by the Joffrey Ballet: Carole Valleskey (A 300-year-old woman), Paul Shoemaker (Old sage), Beatriz Rodriguez (The chosen one), and others.Performers: Music performed by the Orchestra of the National Theatre, Prague, conducted by Allan Lewis.Venue: Telecast by WNET/13, New York, on the Great Performances: Dance in America series on November 24, 1989.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (D-2) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionDocumentary on the history and reconstruction of Vaslav Nijinsky's ballet The rite of spring (Le sacre du printemps). The 1913 premiere of the ballet is illustrated through still photographs and historical footage of interviews with Igor Stravinsky and Dame Marie Rambert. Dance historian Millicent Hodson and art historian Kenneth Archer describe the process of reconstructing the ballet, which is then seen in a performance by the Joffrey Ballet.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY906008075-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168413Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d11b12e0-ef93-0133-a768-60f81dd2b63c
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