An American journey: the 53rd presidential inaugural gala as broadcast on CBS television, 1997-01-19

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An American journey: the 53rd presidential inaugural gala as broadcast on CBS television, 1997-01-19
Additional title: Three preludes (Choreographic work : Morris)
Additional title: Star-spangled banner (Song)
Names
Clinton, Bill, 1946- (Honoree)
Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Honoree)
Clinton, Chelsea (Honoree)
Gore, Albert, 1948- (Honoree)
Gore, Tipper, 1948- (Honoree)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Beechman, Laurie (Dancer)
Bergen, Candice, 1946- (Presenter)
Douglas, Michael, 1944- (Presenter)
Estefan, Gloria (Singer)
Franklin, Aretha (Singer)
G., Kenny (Musician)
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1950- (Presenter)
Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955- (Musician)
Meyer, Edgar (Bassist) (Musician)
Patty, Sandi, 1956- (Singer)
Peters, Bernadette (Singer)
Rogers, Kenny (Singer)
Smits, Jimmy (Presenter)
Taylor, James, 1948- (Singer)
Wonder, Stevie (Singer)
Yearwood, Trisha (Singer)
Neuwirth, Bebe (Performer)
Reinking, Ann (Performer)
Grey, Joel, 1932- (Performer)
Naughton, James, 1945- (Performer)
Glover, Savion (Dancer)
Wright, Jeffrey (Performer)
Smith, Gary (Producer)
Smith, Gary (Author)
Hemion, Dwight (Producer)
Shrum, Robert, 1943- (Author)
Kirshner, Ricky (Production personnel)
Fraser, Ian, 1933- (Musical director)
Lagler, René (Production personnel)
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960 (Lyricist)
Ebb, Fred (Lyricist)
Morris, Mark, 1956- (Choreographer)
Dave Matthews Band (Performer)
Smith-Hemion Productions (Production company)
1997 Presidential Inaugural Committee (U.S.) (Organizer)
Collection

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1997-01-19
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Smith-Hemion Productions
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 114
Topics
Dance
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Presidents -- United States -- Inauguration
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Preludes, piano (1926)
O'Connor, Mark. Appalachia waltz
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Carousel. You'll never walk alone
Kander, John. Chicago
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Music
Television programs
Televised performances
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Notes
Content: Program gaps are slots for commercials.
Creation/production credits: Produced by Gary Smith and Dwight Hemion; written by Bob Shrum and Gary Smith; executive in charge of production, Ricky Kirshner; musical director, Ian Fraser; production design, René Lagler; Mikhail Baryshnikov, Savion Glover, dancers; Laurie Beechman, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Sandi Patty, Bernadette Peters, Kenny Rogers, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Trisha Yearwood, singers; Kenny G, Yo-Yo Ma, Dave Matthews Band, Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor, musicians; Jeffrey Wright, Bebe Neuwirth, Anne Reinking, Joel Grey, James Naughton, the casts of "Chicago" and "Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, performers; Candice Bergen, Michael Douglas, Whoopi Goldberg, Jimmy Smits, presenters; The Presidential Inaugural Committee 1997, organizers; a Smith-Hemion Production.
Venue: Broadcast 1997 January 19 Washington, D.C.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (92 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
A broadcast of the 53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala honoring President Bill Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, and their families at the beginning of their second term. The production's theme, "An American Journey", is advanced by connecting performers and performances with the history of immigration to America. Also, there are "Inaugural Moments": brief segments on historic presidential inaugurations. Highlights include: Sandi Patty performing "The Star Spangled Banner"; Mikhail Baryshnikov in Mark Morris' "Three Preludes", with music by George Gershwin; Yo-Yo Ma, Mark O'Connor, and Edgar Meyer performing O'Connor's "Appalachia Waltz"; Bebe Neuwirth, Ann Reinking, Joel Grey, and James Naughton singing selections from John Kander and Fred Ebb's "Chicago"; and Laurie Beechman singing "You'll Never Walk Alone" from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's "Carousel".
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 893619227
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20318479
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5fddf600-6452-0132-6986-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An American journey" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/614ae6a0-6452-0132-3073-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An American journey" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/614ae6a0-6452-0132-3073-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1997). An American journey Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/614ae6a0-6452-0132-3073-3c075448cc4b

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An American journey