NamesStravinsky, 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 / OriginDate Issued: 1971
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6426Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-236 (former)
TopicsStravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
GenresMotion picturesDocumentary filmsInterviewsTelevision programsFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesVenue: 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (90 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionDocumentary 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 ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY807047522-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158917Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c6d17d50-7dcc-0134-c365-00505686a51c
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