From silence to sound: synchronizing the original music to master silent films, Choreography by George Balanchine, Firebird: pas de deux and Sylvia: pas de deux

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From silence to sound: synchronizing the original music to master silent films, Choreography by George Balanchine, Firebird: pas de deux and Sylvia: pas de deux
Additional title: Firebird (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Sylvia pas de deux (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Chilgren, Dianne (Instrumentalist)
Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)
Tallchief, Maria (Consultant)
Maule, Michael (Dancer)
Maule, Michael (Consultant)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)
Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987 (Cinematographer)
Honsa, Ron (Producer)
Honsa, Ron (Director)
Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- (Consultant)
Croce, Arlene (Consultant)
Redpath, Christine (Consultant)
Nichols, Madeleine M (Project director)
New York City Ballet (Production company)
George Balanchine Foundation (Sponsor)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Producer)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival (Presenter)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
Firebird: pas de deux [excerpts] (b&w) / filmed at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, MA, in 1951, by Carol Lynn ; music, Igor Stravinsky.
Sylvia: pas de deux [excerpts] (b&w) / filmed at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, MA, in 1951, by Carol Lynn ; music, Léo Delibes.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6681
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4992 (former)
Topics
Ballets -- Excerpts
Pas de deux
Synchronization
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
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.
Funding: Adding the music to these silent films of George Balanchine works was made possible through the cooperation of The George Balanchine Foundation, S.I. Newhouse Foundation, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Robert Gottlieb, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: From silence to sound, Firebird: pas de deux and Sylvia: pas de deux: pianist, Dianne Chilgren ; supervising artists, Maria Tallchief, Michael Maule ; creative consultants, Robert Gottlieb, Arlene Croce, Christine Redpath ; special assistance, Sheila Mayer ; project director, Madeleine M. Nichols ; production supervisor, Jan Schmidt.
Performers: Pianist, Dianne Chilgren.
Venue: Recorded at Sony Music Studio, New York, on August 29, 1995, by John Alberts Sound Design.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (16 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
Two silent films of choreography by George Balanchine, with piano accompaniment added. The choreography of both works was modified for these performances to accommodate the size of the stage at Jacob's Pillow.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F673
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392895
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): beb2aa40-a929-0134-05d0-00505686a51c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "From silence to sound" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4dac0a50-aa98-0133-e2cc-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "From silence to sound" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4dac0a50-aa98-0133-e2cc-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1995). From silence to sound Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4dac0a50-aa98-0133-e2cc-60f81dd2b63c

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From silence to sound