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The rite of spring
Additional title: Sacre du printemps
Additional title: Rite of spring (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Additional title: Grass (Choreographic work : Ek)
Additional title: Grass
Additional title: Gräs
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Performer)
Van Hamel, Martine, 1945- (Performer)
Tippet, Clark (Performer)
Glushak, Nanette (Performer)
Wright, Rebecca, 1947-2006 (Performer)
Smith, Frank, (Dancer) (Performer)
Ward, Charles, 1952 or 1953- (Performer)
Tetley, Glen (Choreographer)
Ek, Mats (Choreographer)
American Ballet Theatre (Performer)
Nederlands Dans Theater (Performer)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 318
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Vesna svi͡ashchennai͡a
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Preludes, piano, op. 32. No. 12
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Suites, pianos (2), no. 1, op. 5
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Content: Choreography by Glen Tetley, music by Igor Stravinsky. Grass (Gräs) / choreography by Mats Ek, music by Sergei Rakhmaninoff.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger based on information on container. Date estimated based on the production of the 1st work. Venues unidentified. Quality of the recording is very poor.
Content: Duration of the 1st work 35 minutes. Duration of the 2nd work 23 minutes.
Content: Music used for the 2nd work: (Prelude no. 12 in G-sharp minor, from 13 Preludes, op. 32, and, Les larmes and Paques, from Fantasie (Tableaux), op. 5, no. 3 and 4).
Performers: 1st work: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Martine van Hamel, Clark Tippet, Nanette Glushak, Rebecca Wright, Frank Smith, Charles Ward, performers ; American Ballet Theater. 2nd work: Nederlands Dans Theater.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (32 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20203352
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc7e0b80-e861-0131-a5c1-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1976: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The rite of spring" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The rite of spring" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). The rite of spring Retrieved from

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The rite of spring