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|Genre/Form:||Educational/cultural films and programs
|Named Person:||Igor Stravinsky; Robert Craft; Serge Diaghilev; George Balanchine; Patricia McBride; Arthur Mitchell; Nadia Boulanger; Jacques D'Amboise; Melissa Hayden|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Igor Stravinsky; George Balanchine; Franz Kraemer; Tom Ashworth; Pierre Mercure; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
|Notes:||Telecast date given as June 11, 1962 on accompanying data sheet ; projected telecast date of June 18, 1962 spoken on tape.|
|Credits:||Script, Ronald Hambleton ; sets, Nicolai Soloviov ; lighting, Tom Ashworth ; executive producer, Robert Allen.|
|Performer(s):||Narrator: Robert Craft.
Music played by the CBC Symphony Orchestra.
Sung by the Festival Singers of Toronto.
Danced by Patricia McBride, Arthur Mitchell, Melissa Hayden, and Jacques d'Amboise of the New York City Ballet.
|Event notes:||Recorded on January 12, 1962 for telecast on the series Festival on June 18, 1962, Stravinsky's 80th birthday.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (88 min.) : sound, black and white NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)|
|Contents:||Agon: pas de deux / choreography, George Balanchine ; danced by Patricia McBride and Arthur Mitchell of the New York City Ballet. Petrouchka [instrumental excerpt] / conducted by Robert Craft. L'histoire du soldat (The soldier's tale) [instrumental excerpts] / recorded in rehearsal ; conducted by Stravinsky ; musicians include Alexander Schneider (the soldier's violin), Vair Capper (the devilish percussion) and others. Interview with Nadia Boulanger in Paris / produced by Pierre Mercure. Speech by George Balanchine / discussion of the relationship of music and dance ; introduction to the following excerpts from Apollo (Apollon musagète). Apollo: Apollo's variation, pas de deux of Apollo and Terpsichore / choreography, George Balanchine ; danced by Jacques d'Amboise and Melissa Hayden of the New York City Ballet. Symphonie de psaumes (Symphony of psalms) / conducted by Igor Stravinsky.|
|Responsibility:||a CBC Television Production ; produced and directed by Franz Kraemer ; music by Igor Stravinsky.|
- Stravinsky, Igor, -- 1882-1971.
- Craft, Robert, -- 1923-
- Diaghilev, Serge, -- 1872-1929.
- Balanchine, George.
- McBride, Patricia, -- 1942-
- Mitchell, Arthur, -- 1934-
- Boulanger, Nadia.
- D'Amboise, Jacques, -- 1934-
- Hayden, Melissa.
- CBC Symphony Orchestra.
- New York City Ballet.
- Agon (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
- Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)