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Title
Don Quixote: edited version
Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Balanchine, George (Dancer)
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- (Dancer)
Lamont, Deni (Dancer)
Stern, Bert (Videographer)
Fugate, Judith (Dancer)
O'Brien, Shaun (Dancer)
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941- (Dancer)
Sackett, Paul (Dancer)
Ludlow, Conrad (Dancer)
Arshansky, Michael (Dancer)
Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)
Jillana (Dancer)
Govrin, Gloria (Dancer)
Mitchell, Arthur (Dancer)
Neary, Patricia (Dancer)
Stowell, Kent (Dancer)
Schorer, Suki (Dancer)
Prinz, John (Dancer)
Leland, Sara, 1941- (Dancer)
Mazzo, Kay (Dancer)
Sumner, Carol, 1940- (Dancer)
Ohman, Frank (Dancer)
Rodham, Robert, 1939-1988 (Dancer)
Sieveling, Earle (Dancer)
McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Dancer)
Neary, Colleen (Dancer)
Moncion, Francisco (Dancer)
Morris, Marnee (Dancer)
Paul, Mimi (Dancer)
Blum, Anthony, 1938- (Dancer)
Frohlich, Jean Pierre (Dancer)
Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-1978 (Composer)
Francés, Esteban (Set designer)
Francés, Esteban (Costume designer)
Francés, Esteban (Lighting designer)
Irving, Robert, 1913-1991 (Conductor)
New York City Ballet (Dancer)
Collection

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1965
Table of Contents
Reel 1: Prologue, Act 1, Act 2 (ca. 106 min.) -- Reel 2: Act 3 (ca. 51 min.).
Prologue, Don Quixote's study / dancers: George Balanchine (Don Quixote); Suzanne Farrell (Dulcinea); Judith Fugate, Peter Alner, George D'Amboise, Alexander Foster, Peter Haig, Timothy Maduro (Fantasies).
Act 1, scene I: La mancha / dancers: Deni Lamont (Sancho Panza); Shaun O'Brien (peasant); Steven Guagenti (boy); George Diaz, Richard Lichter, Frances Sackett, Bojan Spassoff, Edgar Valdez, Stephen Varjan (slaves); Robert Maiorano, Larry O'Brien (two guards).
Act 1, scene II: A village square / dancers: Ericca Goodman, Karen Morell, Virginia Stuart (market vendors); Gail Kachadurian, Margaret Wood (waitresses); Shaun O'Brien (café proprietor); Karin Von Aroldingen, Karen Batizi, Diane Bradshaw, Marjorie Bresler, Elaine Comsudi, Gail Crisa, Suzanne Erlon, Penelope Gates, Janet Greschler, Susan Hendl, Lise Kenniff, Ruth Ann King, Delia Peters, Susan Pillersdorf, Lynne Stetson, Bettijane Sills, Anthony Blum, Truman Finney, John Prinz, David Richardson, Robert Rodham, Earle Sieveling, Michael Steele, Kent Stowell (townspeople); Paul Sackett (dead poet); Conrad Ludlow (his friend); Edgar Valdez, Stephen Varjan (pall bearers); Suzanne Farrell (Marcela); Roger Peterson, Roger Pietrucha (policemen); Robert Maiorano (organ grinder); Michael Arshansky (puppeteer); Alexander Stetson, Melissa McFarlane, Susan Linfield, Jann-Meri Trambert, Ellen Weisbarth (puppets/Saracens); Judith Fugate (puppet/Christian girl); Jean-Pierre Froelich [i.e. Frohlich] (puppet/Christian boy); George Diaz, Richard Lichter, Frances Sackett, Bojan Spassoff (palace guards); Leslie Ruchala, Ellen Shire (ladies in waiting); Roland Vazquez, William Weslow (gentlemen in waiting); Nicholas Magallanes (the duke); Jillana (the duchess).
Act 2, The palace / dancers: Michael Arshansky (Major Domo); Nicholas Magallanes (the duke); Jillana (the duchess); Leslie Ruchala, Ellen Shire (ladies in waiting); Roland Vazquez, William Weslow (gentlemen in waiting); Marjorie Bresler, Elaine Comsudi, Penelope Gates, Gail Kachadurian, Lise Kenniff, Ruth Ann King, Teena McConnell, Lynne Statson, Truman Finney, Robert Maiorano, Larry O'Brien, Shaun O'Brien, Roger Peterson, Roger Pietrucha, David Richardson, Michael Steele (ladies and gentlemen of the court) -- Court dance: Saraband / ladies and gentlemen of the court -- Divertissements: Gloria Govrin, Arthur Mitchell (Rigaudon Flamenco); Patricia Neary, Conrad Ludlow, Kent Stowell (Danza della cassia); Suki Schorer, John Prinz (Pas de deux Mauresque); Sara Leland, Kay Mazzo, Carol Sumner, Frank Ohman, Robert Rodham, Earle Sieveling (Courante Sicilienne); Patricia McBride with Colleen Neary (Ritornel); Francisco Moncion (Merlin); Suzanne Farrell (Dulcinea).
Act 3, scene I: A garden of the palace. Pas d'action / dancers: Suzanne Farrell (Dulcinea); Conrad Ludlow (knight of the silver moon); Marnee Morris, Mimi Paul and Karen Batizi, Diane Bradshaw, Marjorie Bresler, Gail Crisa, Rosemary Dunleavy, Suzanne Erlon, Ericca Goodman, Janet Greschler, Susan Hendl, Ruth Ann King, Kay Mazzo, Karen Morell, Delia Peters, Susan Pillersdorf, Lynne Stetson, Margaret Wood (maidens); Anthony Blum, Frank Ohman (cavaliers); Mimi Paul (Variation I); Marnee Morris (Variation II); Anthony Blum (Variation III); Suzanne Farrell (Variation IV); Francisco Moncion (Merlin); Gloria Govrin (night spirit).
Act 3, scene II / dancers: Larry O'Brien, Shaun O'Brien, David Richardson, Michael Steele (bearers).
Act 3, scene III: Don Quixote's study / dancers: Karin Von Aroldingen (housekeeper); Michael Arshansky (priest); entire company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5024
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2997 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Filmed ballets
Notes
Statement of responsibility: New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by Nicolas Nabokov ; scenery, costumes and lighting by Esteban Francés.
Film Preservation Project: Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library; National Film Preservation Foundation partnership grant with Cineric Inc., Chip Wilkinson, Simon Lund; Bluwave Audio, NBC Universal Media Works, Tom Regal, Leon Smith; Trackwise, Full House Production, Fran Bowen; Louis B. Mayer Foundation; Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Statement of responsibility: Consulting artist, dancer and répétiteur for Don Quixote, Suzanne Farrell.
Funding: The New York Public Library expresses its appreciation to the following for their cooperation with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division Preservation Project: New York State Theater, American Guild of Musical Artists (A.G.M.A.), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.) (Local One), American Federation of Musicians (Local 802).
Venue: Originally filmed during gala preview performance at New York State Theater, New York, N.Y., on May 27, 1965.
Funding: Funded in part by a National Film Preservation Foundation Partnership Grant with additional funding from the Louis B. Mayer Foundation and the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (117 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 172987543
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16675112
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 585e4dc0-aa20-0133-0f9b-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Don Quixote" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/67135320-aa20-0133-365d-60f81dd2b63c

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Don Quixote