Bach, Handel and the dance
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Turocy, CatherineTurocy, Catherine (Director)Turocy, CatherineBeaman, PatriciaClifford, DerekFittante, CarlosList, RachelMichael, KeithUdovicki, AniRichman, James (Conductor)Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)Cowles, Stephen (Lighting designer)Chiment, Marie Anne (Costume designer)Skow, Marilyn (Costume designer)Stein, Jane Alois (Costume designer)Ward, Penny (Videographer)New York Baroque Dance CompanyConcert Royal (Musical group : U.S.)French Institute/Alliance Française (U.S.)New York Public Library. Dance Collection
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1994
Table of ContentsReel 1. Orchestral suite no. 1 in C major, BWV 1066 (ca. 25 min.) / music, Johann Sebastian Bach ; cast: Ouverture, performed by the orchestra -- Courante, performed by Carlos Fittante -- Gavotte I and II, performed by Ani Udovicki, Keith Michael, and Derek Clifford -- Forlane, performed by Michael -- Menuet I and II, performed respectively by the company and by Rachel List, Patricia Beaman, and Udovicki -- Bourrée I and II, performed respectively by List and Beaman and by Fittante, Michael, and Clifford -- Passepied I and II, performed by the company. Souvenirs from the eighteenth century.Concerto grosso in G minor, Opus 6, no. 6 (ca. 15 min.) / music, Georg Friedrich Handel ; Largo affettuoso, A tempo giusto, Musette, Allegro, Allegro, performed by Catherine Turocy. A rehearsal studio in the Opera House.Reel 2. Orchestral suite no. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 (ca. 23 min.) / music, Bach ; cast: Ouverture, performed by the orchestra -- Rondeau, performed by Catherine Turocy and Carlos Fittante -- Sarabande, performed by Fittante -- Bourrée I and II, performed by Patricia Beaman and Keith Michael -- Polonaise, performed by Turocy, Fittante, Beaman, and Michael -- Menuet, performed by Turocy and Fittante -- Badinerie, performed by Turocy, Fittante, Michael, and Beaman. An evening in a salon.Water music chamber suite (ca. 24 min.) / music, Handel ; cast: Air, performed by the orchestra -- Menuet I, performed by the company -- Boree I, performed by Ani Udovicki and Derek Clifford -- Hornpipe, performed by Keith Michael and Patricia Beaman [the Hornpipe and Boree I are erroneously listed in reverse order in credits] -- Menuet II and III, performed by Catherine Turocy and Carlos Fittante -- Country dance, performed by Turocy and Fittante -- Air lentement, performed by the company -- Boree II, performed by the company -- Coro, performed by the company. A picnic on the banks of the Thames.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2334Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4663 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancestwo-dimensional moving imageDanceVideoHistorical re-creations
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by the New York Baroque Dance Company with Concert Royal in association with the French Institute/Alliance Française ; choreography, Catherine Turocy.Recording made possible by the cooperation of the French Institute/Alliance Française, The New York Baroque Dance Company, Concert Royal, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Artistic director, The New York Baroque Dance Company, Catherine Turocy ; artistic director, Concert Royal, James Richman ; company stock costumes, Marie Anne Chiment and Marilyn Skow ; additional costumes, The Juilliard School costume shop ; masks, Jane Stein ; lighting designer and stage manager, Stephen Cowles.Performers: Danced by The New York Baroque Dance Company: Patricia Beaman, Derek Clifford, Carlos Fittante, Rachel List, Keith Michael, Catherine Turocy, and Ani Udovicki.Performers: Musicians: Concert Royal Orchestra, conductor, James Richman.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Florence Gould Hall at the French Institute/Alliance Française, New York, on October 28, 1994, by Penny Ward.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (89 min.) :sd., col.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F458NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176742Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9d474a90-90e1-0135-b464-57a088d29c33
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