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An engagement party
Samsova, Galina. (Dancer)
Prokovsky, André (Dancer)
Bart, Graham, 1951-1988 (Dancer)
Richards, Dianne (Dancer)
Potter, Peter (Producer)
Phillips, Peter (Designer)
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928 (Composer)
Coleman, Basil (Director)
Dean, Esther (Costume designer)
Darrell, Peter (Choreographer)
New London Ballet (Company)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: [1974?]
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1562
Ballet in television
Telecast by Granada Television, London, on the program series, Parade. Ballet specially commissioned for television. Producer: Peter Potter. Director: Basil Coleman. Designer: Peter Phillips.
Choreography: Peter Darrell. Music: Leoš Janáček (Suite for strings) Music recorded by the Hallé Orchestra, conducted by Andre Presser. Costumes: Esther Dean.
Performed by members of the New London Ballet: Galina Samsova, André Prokovsky, Graham Bart, Dianne Richards, Jorge Salavisa, Deborah Hess, Cristian Addams, and Andrea Durant.
SUMMARY: A garden party is being given for a newly engaged couple. The hostess has been having an affair with the young man and must now relinquish him to his young bride.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (20 min.)
Sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166025
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7da3af60-0826-0131-0cd7-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An engagement party" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [1974?].

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An engagement party" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. ([1974?]). An engagement party Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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An engagement party