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Title
New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Close shot]: in honor of Tanaquil Le Clercq
Additional title: New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Close shot]
Additional title: New York City Ballet fiftieth anniversary opening night gala [Close shot]
Additional title: Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Orpheus (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Symphony in C (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Martins, Peter, 1946-
Le Clercq, Tanaquil
Borree, Yvonne
Somogyi, Jennie
Hübbe, Nikolaj
Martins, Nilas
Soto, Jock
Nichols, Kyra
Lyon, Robert, 1968-
Weese, Miranda
Woetzel, Damian
Whelan, Wendy
Neal, Philip, 1968-
Ansanelli, Alexandra
Boal, Peter
Allen, Samantha
Evans, Albert, 1970-
Fiorato, Hugo (Conductor)
Haley, Robert L (Instrumentalist)
Mase, Raymond (Instrumentalist)
Figueroa, Guillermo (Instrumentalist)
Balanchine, George
Robbins, Jerome
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988 (Designer)
Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)
Karinska, Barbara
Sorrin, Ellen (Producer)
Bhargava, Girish (Film editor)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
New York City Ballet
Harmill Communications
New York Public Library. Dance Collection
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1998
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Fanfare for two trumpets (ca. 2 min.) / instrumental work ; music, Igor Stravinsky ; trumpeters, Robert Haley and Raymond Mase.
[Welcome speech] (ca. 7 min.) / by Peter Martins, ballet master in chief of the New York City Ballet.
New York City Ballet salutes Tanaquil Le Clercq (ca. 6 min., b&w and col.) / titled Tribute to Tanaquil Le Clercq in program and on end credits ; producer, Ellen Sorrin ; editor, Girish Bhargava. Compilation of still photographs and video excerpts, the latter depicting the ballets Concerto barocco, Afternoon of a faun, La valse, and Western symphony. George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins appear in pre-recorded footage.
Concerto barocco (ca. 23 min.) / music, Johann Sebastian Bach (Double violin concerto in D minor) ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by Yvonne Borree, Jennie Somogyi, Nikolaj Hübbe, with Aesha Ash, Ellen Bar, Amanda Edge, Deanna McBrearty, Eva Natanya, Carrie Lee Riggins, Jennifer Tinsley, Pascale van Kipnis ; first violin, Guillermo Figueroa ; second violin, Jean Ingraham.
Reel 2. Orpheus (ca. 34 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky ; scenery and costumes, Isamu Noguchi ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; danced by Nilas Martins (Orpheus) ; Jock Soto (Dark Angel) ; Kyra Nichols (Eurydice) ; Robert Lyon (Apollo) ; Henry Seth (Pluto) ; Adam Hendrickson (satyr) ; Aubrey Morgan, Laura Paulus, Marisa Seelos, Chrissy Schultz (nature spirits) ; Martine Ciccone, Elena Diner, Amanda Edge, Andrea Hecker, Amanda Knox, Carrie Lee Riggins, Janie Taylor, Jamie Wolf, Stuart Capps, Jason Fowler, Kurt Froman, Kyle Froman, Richard Marsden (furies) ; Jared Angle, Darius Crenshaw, Stephen Hanna, Ryan Kelly, Julien Ringdahl (lost souls) ; Monique Meunier, with Aesha Ash, Ellen Bar, Saskia Beskow, Jenny Blascovich, Mary Helen Bowers, Deanna McBrearty, Eva Natanya, Laura Paulus, Jennifer Porteous (bacchantes) ; Saskia Beskow, Eva Natanya, Jason Fowler (friends of Orpheus).
Reel 3. Symphony in C (ca. 37 min.) / music, Georges Bizet ; costumes, Karinska ; lighting, Mark Stanley ; cast: First movement, Allegro vivo / danced by Miranda Weese, Damian Woetzel, Pascale van Kipnis, Sébastien Marcovici, Jennifer Tinsley, Christopher Wheeldon, with Dena Abergel, Saskia Beskow, Mary Helen Bowers, Michele Gifford, Aubrey Morgan, Eva Natanya, Laura Paulus, Rachel Rutherford -- Second movement, Adagio / danced by Wendy Whelan, Philip Neal, Amanda Edge, Kurt Froman, Aesha Ash, Kyle Froman, with Martine Ciccone, Elena Diner, Andrea Hecker, Carrie Lee Riggins, Janie Taylor, Elizabeth Walker -- Third movement, Allegro vivace / danced by Alexandra Ansanelli, Peter Boal, Jenny Blascovich, Jason Fowler, Aura Dixon, Stephen Hanna, with Ellen Bar, Nicole Epstein, Rebecca Krohn, Jennifer Porteous, Chrissy Schultz, Marisa Seelos -- Fourth movement, Allegro vivace / danced by Samantha Allen, Albert Evans, Deanna McBrearty, Sant'gria Bello, Carrie Lee Riggins, Christopher Boehmer, with Martine Ciccone, Elena Diner, Andrea Hecker, Jessie Hendrickson, Amanda Knox, Genevieve LaBean, Kristin Sloan, Jamie Wolf.
[Bows by past and present dancers of the New York City Ballet, from 1948 on] (ca. 7 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2465
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5840 (former)
Topics
Dancers -- United States -- 20th century
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Special event coverage and commentary
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine.
Recording made possible by the cooperation of the New York City Ballet and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Accompanied by house program.
Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-5839.
Performers: Danced by the New York City Ballet.
Performers: Conductor: Hugo Fiorato.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on November 24, 1999, by Harmill Communications Incorporated ; camera, Jay Millard ; video/videotape, Paul Ranieri.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 streaming video files (NTSC) (118 min.) :sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F572
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14161939
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4961560-8cf3-0135-0bec-33868ca4a095
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Close shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d8431166-6267-448d-b776-7a851d62acd4

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Close shot]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d8431166-6267-448d-b776-7a851d62acd4

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1998). New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Close shot] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d8431166-6267-448d-b776-7a851d62acd4

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New York City Ballet 50th anniversary gala [Close shot]