Balanchine rehearses L'enfant et les sortilèges

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Title
Balanchine rehearses L'enfant et les sortilèges
Additional title: Enfant et les sortilèges (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Ardolino, Emile (Director)
Dunleavy, Rosemary (Commentator)
Boelzner, Gordon (Instrumentalist)
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018 (Dancer)
Hunt, Karen (Dancer)
Byars, Christopher (Performer)
Freedman, Susan (Dancer)
Tomlinson, Mel (Dancer)
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 (Composer)
New York City Ballet (Dancer)
Collection

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-02-10 - 1981-02-12
Table of Contents
Rehearsal for Fire / recorded on February 10, 1981. Balanchine, assisted by Rosemary Dunleavy, rehearses Karin von Aroldingen in the role of Fire (ca. 62 min.). -- Continuation of rehearsal for Fire (ca. 26 min.) / Christopher Byars, who plays the title role of the child, briefly joins the rehearsal -- Rehearsal for the princess and the child (ca. 7 min.) / recorded on February 10, 1981. Balanchine blocks out movements for Karen Hunt as the princess and Byars -- Rehearsal for the Teapot and the Chinese Cup (ca. 25 min.) / recorded on February 11, 1981. Balanchine and Dunleavy work with Susan Freedman (Chinese Cup) and Mel Tomlinson (?) (Teapot). -- Continuation of rehearsal for the Teapot and the Chinese Cup (ca. 31 min.) -- Rehearsal for Fire and the child (ca. 14 min.) / recorded on February 12, 1981. Balanchine and Dunleavy work with von Aroldingen and Byars -- Rehearsal for the Teapot and the Chinese Cup (ca. 17 min.) / recorded on February 12, 1981. Balanchine works with Freedman, with Dunleavy standing in for the Teapot. -- Continuation of rehearsal for the Teapot and the Chinese Cup (ca. 31 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1670
Topics
Child dancers
Dance rehearsals
Literature and dance
Ballet in television
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937. Enfant et les sortilèges
Genres
Video recordings
Unedited footage
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: Title from information provided by donor.
Additional physical form: For the finished version of L'enfant et les sortilèges, reconceived for television by George Balanchine and directed by Emile Ardolino, see *MGZIC 9-513 The spellbound child.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano and recorded accompaniment, at New York State Theater, New York, on February 10, 11, and 12, 1981, by Emile Ardolino or his staff.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 4 videocassettes (U-matic) (212 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Compilation of five rehearsals for the Dance in America program The spellbound child, first telecast on May 25, 1981. In addition to working with the dancers, choreographer George Balanchine occasionally confers with the television director Emile Ardolino (heard from off-camera) on camera angles and special effects.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13250869
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 36437db0-f86d-0130-0388-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Balanchine rehearses L'enfant et les sortilèges" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981 - 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3720ebe0-f86d-0130-19dc-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Balanchine rehearses L'enfant et les sortilèges" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3720ebe0-f86d-0130-19dc-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981 - 1981). Balanchine rehearses L'enfant et les sortilèges Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3720ebe0-f86d-0130-19dc-3c075448cc4b

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Balanchine rehearses L'enfant et les sortilèges