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Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet 'Cinderella'
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directed by Clark Jones, fl. 1982; composed by Sergey Prokofiev, 1891-1953; conducted by Robert Irving, 1913-1991; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Mort Abrahams, 1916-2009; performed by Dame Margot Fonteyn, 1919-1991, Michael Somes, 1917-1994, Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992, Alexander Grant, Julia Farron, 1922-, Merle Park, 1937-, Annette Page, Svetlana Beriosova, 1932-1998 and Elaine Fifield, 1930-1999, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of The Royal Ballet (New York, NY: Showcase Productions, 2004), 1 hour 18 mins
Choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton's take on Perrault's the timeless fairy tale is captured live at the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in this performance starring Dame Margot Fonteyn in the title role. Originally telecast on April 19, 1957 on NBC, this particular incarnation of the Cinderella fable soon became a sta...
directed by Clark Jones, fl. 1982; composed by Sergey Prokofiev, 1891-1953; conducted by Robert Irving, 1913-1991; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Mort Abrahams, 1916-2009; performed by Dame Margot Fonteyn, 1919-1991, Michael Somes, 1917-1994, Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992, Alexander Grant, Julia Farron, 1922-, Merle Park, 1937-, Annette Page, Svetlana Beriosova, 1932-1998 and Elaine Fifield, 1930-1999, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of The Royal Ballet (New York, NY: Showcase Productions, 2004), 1 hour 18 mins
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Scènes de Ballet
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Andy King-Dabbs, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Frederick Ashton: Les Patineurs, Divertissements, Scènes de Ballet (London, England: Opus Arte, 2011), 24 mins
Founder choreographer of The Royal Ballet, Frederick Ashton created more than 100 ballets over a 60 year career. Showcasing three of his shorter works, this disc reflects the breadth of his sophisticated, elegant and widely popular style. Les Patineurs evokes the Edwardian skating rink, with all its youthful charm...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Andy King-Dabbs, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Frederick Ashton: Les Patineurs, Divertissements, Scènes de Ballet (London, England: Opus Arte, 2011), 24 mins
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The Seagull
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conducted by Alexander Lazarev; choreographed by Maya Plisetskaya, 1925-; designed by Pierre Cardin, 1922-; produced by ArtHaus Musik; performed by Maya Plisetskaya, 1925- (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2009), 1 hour 55 mins
'The Seagull' is an amazing and touching ballet performance in two acts based on the play of the same name by Anton Chekhov. It tells a moving love story about young people reflecting on their human existence and the art of theatre acting. The romantic and artistic conflicts of the four characters are beautifully...
conducted by Alexander Lazarev; choreographed by Maya Plisetskaya, 1925-; designed by Pierre Cardin, 1922-; produced by ArtHaus Musik; performed by Maya Plisetskaya, 1925- (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2009), 1 hour 55 mins
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The Sleeping Beauty
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directed by Sir Peter Wright, 1926-; conducted by Ermanno Florio, 1954-; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; designed by Philip Prowse, fl. 1961, Philip Prowse, fl. 1961, Jan Hofstra, 1935-; produced by Sir Peter Wright, 1926- and Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Sofiane Sylve, fl. 1990, Gaël Lambiotte, 1974-, Sarah Fontaine and Enrichetta Cavallotti, Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia (Opus Arte, 2004), 2 hours 16 mins
This is a performance of Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty, performed by Holland Symfonia and Het Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet), and conducted by Emanno Florio.
directed by Sir Peter Wright, 1926-; conducted by Ermanno Florio, 1954-; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; designed by Philip Prowse, fl. 1961, Philip Prowse, fl. 1961, Jan Hofstra, 1935-; produced by Sir Peter Wright, 1926- and Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Sofiane Sylve, fl. 1990, Gaël Lambiotte, 1974-, Sarah Fontaine and Enrichetta Cavallotti, Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia (Opus Arte, 2004), 2 hours 16 mins
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Symphony in D Documentary
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directed by Hans Hulscher, fl. 1984; conducted by David Porcelijn; choreographed by Jiří Kylián, 1947-; designed by Tom Schenk, Tom Schenk, Joop Caboort; performed by Jiří Kylián, 1947-, Nederlands Dans Theater (ArtHaus Musik), 52 mins
Dedicated to bridge the gap between modern dance and classical ballet, the Nederlands Dans Theater forged a reputation as one of the most innovative and exciting dance groups in Europe. Under Jiří Kylián's visionary direction (from 1975 to 1999), the company's international pre-eminence kept growing. These t...
directed by Hans Hulscher, fl. 1984; conducted by David Porcelijn; choreographed by Jiří Kylián, 1947-; designed by Tom Schenk, Tom Schenk, Joop Caboort; performed by Jiří Kylián, 1947-, Nederlands Dans Theater (ArtHaus Musik), 52 mins
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Voices of Spring
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directed by Margaret Williams, 1950-; conducted by Emmanuel Plasson; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Ashton Celebration: The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton (London, England: Opus Arte), 6 mins
Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet, was one of the 20th century's most influential choreographers, whose musical, subtle and graceful style and extraordinary gift for storytelling had a profound impact on the development of British ballet. This special programme, performed at the Royal Ope...
directed by Margaret Williams, 1950-; conducted by Emmanuel Plasson; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Ashton Celebration: The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton (London, England: Opus Arte), 6 mins
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Voices of Spring Pas de Deux
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Andy King-Dabbs, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Frederick Ashton: Les Patineurs, Divertissements, Scènes de Ballet (London, England: Opus Arte, 2011), 7 mins
Founder choreographer of The Royal Ballet, Frederick Ashton created more than 100 ballets over a 60 year career. Showcasing three of his shorter works, this disc reflects the breadth of his sophisticated, elegant and widely popular style. Les Patineurs evokes the Edwardian skating rink, with all its youthful charm...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Andy King-Dabbs, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Frederick Ashton: Les Patineurs, Divertissements, Scènes de Ballet (London, England: Opus Arte, 2011), 7 mins
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'Bugaku' Ballerina Variation (with Four Women)
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directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; composed by Toshirō Mayuzumi, 1929-1997; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Allegra Kent, 1937-, Albert Evans, fl. 1988 and Janie Taylor, 1980-; in Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: ALLEGRA KENT coaching excerpts from Bugaku (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2007), 10 mins
Allegra Kent, who created the ballerina role in Bugaku at its premiere in 1963, coaches Albert Evans and Janie Taylor in choreographic excerpts for the two principal dancers, including the ballerina variation (intended to be performed with four women, who do not appear on this recording), and the two pas de deux....
directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; composed by Toshirō Mayuzumi, 1929-1997; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Allegra Kent, 1937-, Albert Evans, fl. 1988 and Janie Taylor, 1980-; in Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: ALLEGRA KENT coaching excerpts from Bugaku (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2007), 10 mins
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An Interview with Frederic Franklin
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directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; composed by Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov, 1865-1936; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Richard Dryden, fl. 2005; performed by Frederic Franklin, 1914-2013, New York City Ballet; in Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: FREDERIC FRANKLIN recreating 5 female solos from Raymonda (1946) (George Balanchine Foundation, 2007), 15 mins
Frederic Franklin, a former principal dancer of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, teaches five female variations from the company's production of Raymonda, first presented at New York City Center of Music and Drama on March 12, 1946. The first four variations are taught to a group of four women, one of whom then pe...
directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; composed by Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov, 1865-1936; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Richard Dryden, fl. 2005; performed by Frederic Franklin, 1914-2013, New York City Ballet; in Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: FREDERIC FRANKLIN recreating 5 female solos from Raymonda (1946) (George Balanchine Foundation, 2007), 15 mins
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'Apollo' Terpsichore's Variation
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directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Maria Tallchief, 1925-2013 and Maria Terezia Balogh; in Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: MARIA TALLCHIEF coaching excerpts from Apollo, and Swan Lake, with PAUL MEJIA (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2007), 13 mins
Maria Tallchief first danced the role of Terpsichore in Apollo in 1947, and created the role of Odette, the swan queen, in Balanchine's version of Swan lake in 1951. She coaches Maria Terezia Balogh and Todd Edson in the pas de deux of Terpsichore and Apollo, then works with Balogh on Terpsichore's variation. Foll...
directed by Nancy Reynolds, fl. 1994; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; produced by Virginia Brooks; performed by Maria Tallchief, 1925-2013 and Maria Terezia Balogh; in Balanchine Foundation Video Archives: MARIA TALLCHIEF coaching excerpts from Apollo, and Swan Lake, with PAUL MEJIA (New York, NY: George Balanchine Foundation, 2007), 13 mins
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