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Stravinsky remembered
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Interviewee)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Stravinsky, Vera (Interviewee)
Craft, Robert (Interviewee)
Grist, Reri (Interviewee)
Mitchell, Gregory, 1951-2004 (Dancer)
Westergard, Lance (Dancer)
Fata, Wesley (Dancer)
Adler, Peter Herman, 1899-1990 (Conductor)
Liebermann, Rolf, 1910-1999 (Interviewee)
Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 (Author)
Kim, Willa (Set designer)
Kim, Willa (Costume designer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1971
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6426
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-236 (former)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Telecast by WNET/13 on November 22, 1971.
Content: Reel 1 includes a performance of Stravinsky's short opera-ballet, Le rossignol (The nightingale and the Chinese emperor), based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale.
Creation/production credits: Producer and conductor: Peter Herman Adler. Choreography: John Butler. Scenery and costumes: Willa Kim.
Performers: Dancers include: Gregory Mitchell (Fisherman), Lance Westergard (Mechanical nightingale), Wesley Fata (Death). Singers include: Reri Grist (Nightingale), Sidney Johnson (Fisherman), Lili Chookasian (Death).
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (90 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on Igor Stravinsky. Numerous interviews and conversations with Stravinsky, including one with Rolf Liebermann, are interspersed with film clips, still shots, and scenes of the composer conducting. Peter Herman Adler also talks with Vera Stravinsky, the composer's wife, Robert Craft, and Reri Grist.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807047522-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158917
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c6d17d50-7dcc-0134-c365-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Creator Born
  • 1971: Issued
  • 1971: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Stravinsky remembered" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Stravinsky remembered" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 6, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). Stravinsky remembered Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Stravinsky remembered