[New York City Ballet]Additional title: Symphonie concertante (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Bourrée fantasque (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Duel (Choreographic work : Dollar)Additional title: Lady of the camellias (Choreographic work : Tudor)Additional title: Sylvia pas de deux (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Age of anxiety (Choreographic work : Robbins)Additional title: Symphony in C (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Mazurka (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesAdams, Diana (Dancer)Le Clercq, Tanaquil (Dancer)Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)Mounsey, Yvonne (Dancer)Moncion, Francisco (Dancer)Hayden, Melissa (Dancer)Reed, Janet, 1916-2000 (Dancer)Laing, Hugh (Dancer)Eglevsky, André (Dancer)Costa, Beatriz (Dancer)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Dollar, William (Choreographer)Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987 (Choreographer)Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)Morcom, James Stewart (Designer)Karinska, Barbara (Designer)Rouault, Georges, 1871-1958 (Designer)Stevenson, Robert (Costume designer)Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980 (Set designer)Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980 (Costume designer)Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994 (Set designer)Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994 (Costume designer)New York City Ballet (Dancer)
New York City Ballet Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1950 - 1959 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsSymphonie concertante [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, James Stewart Morcom ; danced by Diana Adams, Tanaquil Le Clercq, and female ensemble.Bourrée fantasque. First and second movements [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Karinska ; first movement led by Tanaquil Le Clercq and partner ; second movement led by Maria Tallchief and Nicholas Magallanes (?).Prodigal son [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Georges Rouault ; danced by Francisco Moncion (?) (the prodigal son), Yvonne Mounsey (the siren), and others.Candid footage, filmed backstage. The silhouetted dancer on pointe is identified as Melissa Hayden.The duel [excerpt] / choreography, William Dollar ; costumes, Robert Stevenson ; danced by Melissa Hayden and others.Candid footage, filmed backstage. Maria Tallchief and Janet Reed at their dressing tables.Lady of the camellias [excerpts] / choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Cecil Beaton ; danced by Diana Adams (Marguerite Gautier), Hugh Laing (Armand Duval) and others.Prodigal son [excerpt] / see credits above ; danced by Francisco Moncion (the prodigal son) ; brief glimpse of one of the prodigal's sisters.Sylvia pas de deux [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; costumes, Karinska ; danced by Maria Tallchief and André Eglevsky.Age of anxiety [excerpt] / choreography, Jerome Robbins ; scenery and costumes, Oliver Smith.Symphony in C. Second movement [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; danced by Tanaquil Le Clercq and others, including Beatriz Costa.Mazurka from A life for the Tsar [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; film shows only three men and four women of the four couples who danced this piece.Close-ups of George Balanchine and Beatriz Costa.Bourrée fantasque. First movement [excerpt] / see credits above ; led by Tanaquil Le Clercq and partner.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 5022Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-3482 (former)
TopicsBallet -- Excerpts
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Contents listed on original film boxes ; additional information provided by Beatriz Costa.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 5 film reels (17 min.) : silent, black and white ; 8 mm
DescriptionBrief excerpts of ballets by George Balanchine, William Dollar, Antony Tudor and Jerome Robbins, filmed from the wings, probably in the early 1950s.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F1117NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14305494Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5caad4c0-7927-0134-09ec-00505686a51c
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