From silence to sound: synchronizing the original music to master silent films, Choreography by George Balanchine, Baiser de la fée

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From silence to sound: synchronizing the original music to master silent films, Choreography by George Balanchine, Baiser de la fée
Additional title: Baiser de la fée (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987 (Cinematographer)
Honsa, Ron (Producer)
Franklin, Frederic, 1914- (Consultant)
Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- (Consultant)
Nichols, Madeleine M (Project director)
Pensa Communications (Production company)
John Alberts Sound Design (Firm) (Sound designer)
George Balanchine Foundation (Producer)
S. I. Newhouse Foundation (Producer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Producer)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival (Presenter)
Honsa, Ron (Director)
Le Clercq, Tanaquil (Dancer)
Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)
McDill, Nancy (Instrumentalist)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996
Place: New York, NY
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6680
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5256 (former)
Topics
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Synchronization
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library ; produced and directed by Ron Honsa of Pensa Communications ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Funding: Adding the music to this silent film of George Balanchine's work was made possible through the cooperation of The George Balanchine Foundation, the S.I. Newhouse Foundation, the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Editor, Jonathan Drozd ; supervising artist, Frederic Franklin ; consultant, Robert Gottlieb ; project director, Madeleine M. Nichols.
Performers: Pianist, Nancy McDill.
Venue: Excerpts from Le baiser de la fée filmed at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in 1951, by Carol Lynn. Piano accompaniment by Nancy McDill recorded at Sony Music Studios, New York, on October 11, 1996, by John Alberts Sound Design.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (8 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
Silent film of excerpts from George Balanchine's Le baiser de la fée, with piano accompaniment added. The choreography was modified for this performance to accommodate the size of the stage at Jacob's Pillow.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F541
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13282011
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 486ce560-a91d-0134-e71d-00505686a51c
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  • 1996: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "From silence to sound" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3ef99d50-aa98-0133-99ee-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "From silence to sound" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3ef99d50-aa98-0133-99ee-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). From silence to sound Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3ef99d50-aa98-0133-99ee-60f81dd2b63c

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From silence to sound