Not so great performances: Baryshnikov at his best

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Title
Not so great performances: Baryshnikov at his best
Additional title: Push comes to shove (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Additional title: Little ballet (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Additional title: Sinatra suite (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Additional title: Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Additional title: Dance in America
Names
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Kudo, Elaine (Dancer)
Mischer, Don (Director)
Mischer, Don (Performer)
Tharp, Twyla (Choreographer)
American Ballet Theatre (Performer)
Don Mischer Productions (Production company)
Collection

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 36
Topics
Dance
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Music
Notes
Content: 'Blooper' or error reel of "Great Performances: Dance in America - Baryshnikov by Tharp" program.
Content: Title transcribed from first frames of videotape.
Content: Date of creation supplied by cataloger.
Creation/production credits: Mikhail Baryshnikov, performer; Don Mischer, director and performer; Elaine Kudo, dancer; Twyla Tharp, choreographer; corps of the American Ballet Theatre, dancers.
Venue: Recorded in October 1984 in New York, NY by Don Mischer Productions during production of "Great Performances: Dance in America."
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (4 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
A 'blooper' reel for "Great Performances: Dance in America", highlighting humorous errors and crew hijinks. Clips include excerpts from "Sinatra Suite," "Push Comes to Shove," and "The Little Ballet". Director Don Mischer appears in a running gag during Baryshnikov's explanation of "Ballet from A to Z". The actual "Great Performances" program was broadcast on October 5, 1984.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19887980
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9bba85e0-f741-0130-c662-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1984: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Not so great performances" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9dcbf500-f741-0130-0b97-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Not so great performances" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9dcbf500-f741-0130-0b97-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Not so great performances Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9dcbf500-f741-0130-0b97-3c075448cc4b

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Not so great performances