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Ballets by Susanna Egri

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Ballets by Susanna Egri
Additional title: Ballets by Susanna Egri
Additional title: Tabacco (Choreographic work : San Martino d'Agliè)
Egri, Susanna (Interviewee)
Ottolenghi, Vittoria (Interviewer)
Furno, Loredana
Martal, Jean Pierre
Rainò, Alfredo
San Martino d'Agliè, Filippo, conte, 1604-1667
Radiotelevisione italiana

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: [19--?]
Table of Contents
Condizione: donna (ca. 10 min., b&w) / recorded for television, date not identified ; choreography, Susanna Egri ; performer not identified.
Incontro con Susanna Egri [interview with Susanna Egri] (ca. 30 min., col.) / telecast on Rubrica regionale by RAI, date not identified ; interviewer, Vittoria Ottolenghi ; dancers appearing live or on pre-recorded tapes include Loredana Furno, Jean Pierre Martal, Alfredo Rainò, and students of the Centro Studio della Danza di Susanna Egri ; also screened are recordings of Egri's recent work with dancers in China.
Ballo, balletti, fumo, fumetti: introduction (ca. 5 min., col.) / recorded onstage in 1990 or later ; performance for children consisting of three ballets on the theme of smoking (see cassettes 2 and 3), hosted by Susanna Egri.
Il tabacco (ca. 36 min.) / choreography, Filippo d'Aglie, reconstructed by Susanna Egri ; reconstruction of a 17th-century ballet ; performers not identified.
Question-and-answer period (ca. 17 min.) / Susanna Egri answers questions from children from the audience.
Il fume e le donne (ca. 22 min.) / choreography, Susanna Egri ; performers not identified.
I ragazzi e i fumetti (Kids and strips) (ca. 12 min.) / choreography, Susanna Egri ; ballet featuring characters drawn from comic strips such as Popeye and Peanuts ; performers not identified. The title is a play on the word fumetti, which can mean comic strips or little smokes.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9134
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4796 (former)
Ballet -- Italy
Jazz dance -- Italy
Ballet -- China
two-dimensional moving image
Title provided by Susanna Egri.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Language: In Italian.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (133 min.) :sd., b&w and col.
Compilation of a dance solo recorded for television, a televised interview, and a stage performance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12328051
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d283ea00-85c8-0135-ad89-00dcd7f3caba
Rights Statement
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  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballets by Susanna Egri" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [19--?].

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballets by Susanna Egri" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019.

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Ballets by Susanna Egri