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Piano pieces: excerpts
Additional title: Piano pieces (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Cook, Bart (Dancer)
Nichols, Kyra (Dancer)
Calegari, Maria (Dancer)
Duell, Daniel (Dancer)
Duell, Joseph (Dancer)
DAmboise, ChristopherAmboise, Christopher (Dancer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (Event place)
Tchaikovsky Festival (1981 :New York City Ballet) (Associated name)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-07-21
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Excerpts from a ballet created for the Tchaikovsky Festival of the New York City Ballet, June 1981. Sections performed out of sequence. Order of dances on tape: Danse caracteristique, Le paysan prélude, Chanson populaire, and Polka, perf. by ensemble. - Scherzo à la russe, perf. by entire cast. - Polka de salon, perf. by d'Amboise and two women. - Reverie, perf. by Nichols, D. Duell. - October-Chant d'automne, perf. by Calegari, J. Duell. - November-Troika, perf. by Watts, Cook. - Natha waltz, perf. by Nichols.
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7610
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1822 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Rehearsal onstage at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in rehearsal clothes with piano accompaniment, July 21, 1981. Rehearsal supervised by Bart Cook.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Jerome Robbins. Music: Peter Tchaikovsky.
Performers: Performed by the New York City Ballet: Kyra Nichols, Maria Calegari, Heather Watts, Joseph Duell, Daniel Duell, Bart Cook, Christopher d'Amboise, and others.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (52 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896026359-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167456
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8fdc8390-7b8c-0135-e174-35ec34879ee0
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  • 1981: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Piano pieces: excerpts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Piano pieces: excerpts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2023.

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Piano pieces: excerpts