STARS OF NEW YORK CITY BALLET (DVD)
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STARS OF NEW YORK CITY BALLET (DVD)

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Ships June 21, 2016

Stars of the New York City Ballet, including Jacques d’Amboise, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Nicholas Magallanes, Janet Reed, Maria Tallchief, and Violette Verdy, in television performances from the Bell Telephone Hour (1959-1966). Includes The Nutcracker – Grand Pas de Deux, Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, and Stars and Stripes, Todd Bolender’s Souvenirs, and dance pieces created for the Bell Telephone Hour by choreographers Matt Mattox, Gene Nelson, and Robert Pagent. Color, 66 minutes

1. SOUVENIRS (13:19)
Choreography by Todd Bolender; Music by Samuel Barber
Dancers: Janet Reed, Marian Horosko, Roy Tobias, Jonathan Watts
and Corps de Ballet of New York City Ballet (1959)

2. CIRCUS BALLET (5:16)
Conceived and choreographed for The Bell Telephone Hour by Robert Pagent
Dancers: Allegra Kent and Paul Hartman, with Tommy Rall (1961)

3. THE NUTCRACKER - Grand Pas de Deux (9:45)
Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Dancers: Violette Verdy and Edward Villella (1961)

4. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (7:05)
Conceived and choreographed for The Bell Telephone Hour by Gene Nelson
Music by George Gershwin
Dancers: Allegra Kent, Taina Elg, Jacques d’Amboise, Gene Nelson (1959)

5. ALLEGRO BRILLANTE (9:24)
Choreography by George Balanchine / Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Dancers: Maria Tallchief and Nicholas Magallanes and Corps de Ballet (1964)

6. YOUNG LOVERS (6:06)
Conceived and choreographed for The Bell Telephone Hour by Gene Nelson
Music: “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
Dancers: Allegra Kent and Gene Nelson (1962)

7. WILD WEST DANCE (4:23)
Conceived and choreographed for The Bell Telephone Hour by Matt Mattox
Music: “Buttons and Bows” by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Dancers: Allegra Kent, Anthony Blum, Basil Thompson, and Ensemble (1966)

8. STARS & STRIPES (Excerpts) (10:12)
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by John Philip Sousa, arr. Hershy Kay
Dancers: Melissa Hayden and Jacques d’Amboise
and Corps de Ballet of New York City Ballet (1959)