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Title
From silence to sound: synchronizing the original music to master silent films, Choreography by George Balanchine, Baiser de la fée
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Balanchine, George
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987
Honsa, Ron
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013
Gottlieb, Robert, 1931-
Nichols, Madeleine M
Pensa Communications
John Alberts Sound Design (Firm)
George Balanchine Foundation
S. I. Newhouse Foundation
New York Public Library. Dance Collection
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1996
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8891
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5256 (former)
Topics
Le Clercq, Tanaquil
Magallanes, Nicholas
McDill, Nancy
New York City Ballet
Baiser de la fée (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Dance
Video
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.
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.
Performers: Danced by Tanaquil Le Clercq and Nicholas Magallanes of the New York City Ballet.
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.
System details: Streaming file.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (8 min.) :sd., b&w.
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): c84565e0-90e1-0135-7dea-0da227d9f6fc
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1996: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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/466bf853-ecfd-4383-bc2b-2ccd5348c840

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "From silence to sound" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/466bf853-ecfd-4383-bc2b-2ccd5348c840

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). From silence to sound Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/466bf853-ecfd-4383-bc2b-2ccd5348c840

Wikipedia Citation

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From silence to sound