A Stravinsky Portrait

Film - 1972
A Stravinsky Portrait
Film clips of Igor Stravinsky at his home in Hollywood, California, in London, and in Hamburg with various friends and associates, including his wife Vera Stravinsky, Robert Craft, Pierre Boulez, Nicolas Nabokov, George Balanchine, Suzanne Farrell, Jacques d'Amboise, Gloria Govrin, Gerald Heard and Christopher Isherwood. Of particular dance interest are several brief conversations between Stravinsky and Balanchine regarding tempo, pulse and time; and a brief clip of Balanchine in Hamburg rehearsing Apollon musagète for a performance on German TV by Suzanne Farrell, Jacques d'Amboise, Gloria Govrin and the New York City Ballet to a new recording of the music conducted by Stravinsky.


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