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The nutcracker: Excerpts
Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Balanchine after Ivanov)
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- (Dancer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
School of American Ballet (Performer)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-01-09 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Brief excerpt of the second pas de deux from Balanchine's Chaconne, to music by Gluck. Partial run-through of Act II of The nutcracker, in close-up view, followed by a full run-through in long-shot. Waltz of the snowflakes from Act I, scene 2 of The nutcracker.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7018
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1819 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Recorded at New York State Theater, New York, on January 9, 1977?. Onstage rehearsal in practice clothes, with piano accompaniment.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: George Balanchine after Lev Ivanov. Music: Peter Tchaikovsky.
Performers: Danced by members of the New York City Ballet: Suzanne Farrell (Sugarplum fairy), Peter Martins (Cavalier), and others, with students of the School of American Ballet.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Video tape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (57 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906021136-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168767
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a4f4a7d0-7b90-0135-c1a3-77afea10d198
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The nutcracker: Excerpts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The nutcracker: Excerpts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). The nutcracker: Excerpts Retrieved from

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The nutcracker: Excerpts