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Alicia Alonso prima ballerina assoluta

Title
Alicia Alonso [videorecording] : prima ballerina assoluta / a production of National Ballet of Cuba ; produced for DVD by Allan Altman.
Publication
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Video Artists International, [2005]

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (74 min.) : sd., col. and b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Swan lake (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia)
  • Retablo para Romeo y Julieta (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alberto)
  • Giselle (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia and F after Coralli and Perrot)
  • Coppélia (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia and Fokine, L)
  • Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Dolin)
  • Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Perrot)
  • Fille mal gardée (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia)
  • Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
  • Carmen (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alberto)
Alternative Title
  • Oedipus Rex.
  • Péri.
  • Bell Telephone hour. Pas de quatre.
  • Pas de quatre [motion picture] kinescope.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance – Performance.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Special features: Black swan, Pas de deux (L'Heure de Concert/ Dec. 4,1958, Alicia Alonso with Igor Youskevitch) ; Pas de Quatre (Bell Telephone Hour/Apr. 1, 1960, Alicia Alonso with Melissa Hayden, Nora Kaye, and Mia Slavenska).
System Details (note)
  • DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation; mono.
Biography (note)
  • Pas de Quatre (Bell Telephone Hour/Apr. 1, 1960): Choreographer: Anton Dolin. Music: Cesare Pugni. Cast: Alicia Alonso (Taglioni), Melissa Hayden (Grisi), Nora Kaye (Grahn), and Mia Slavenska (Cerrito).
Contents
Swan lake (Black swan, Pas de deux) / choreography, Alicia Alonso (after Marius Petipa) ; music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1968): Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky, Hugo Guffanti -- Romeo & Juliet (Bedroom scene) / choreography, Alberto Alonso ; music by Hector Berlioz ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1970): Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky -- Giselle (Act II, Pas de deux) / choreography, Alicia Alonso (after Jean Coralli & Jules Perrot) ; music by Adolphe Adam ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1963): Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky -- Coppélia (Dr. Coppélius and the doll) / choreography, Alicia Alonso (after the original by Arthur Saint-Léon and the version by Marius Petipa) ; music by Léo Delibes ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1968): Alicia Alonso, José Parés -- Don Quixote (Act III, Pas de deux) / choreography, Alicia Alonso (after Marius Petipa and Anatole Obukhov) ; music by Ludwig Minkus ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1968): Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky -- Pas de quatre / choreography, Alicia Alonso (after Jules Perrot) ; music by Cesare Pugni ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1968): Alicia Alonso, Mirta Plá, Loipa Araújo, Aurora Bosch -- La fille mal gardée (Lisette keeps her love a secret) / choreography, Alicia Alonso (after Jean Dauberval) ; music by Peter Ludwig Hertel ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1968): Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky -- Oedipus Rex (Bedroom scene) / choreography, Alicia Alonso & Jorge Lefebre ; music by Leo Brouwer ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1971): Alicia Alonso, Jorge Esquivel -- La péri / choreography, Alberto Méndez ; music by Friedrich Burgmüller ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1985): Alicia Alonso, Jorge Esquivel -- Carmen suite (Variation & Habanera) / choreography, Alberto Alonso ; music by Rodion Shchedrin (after Bizet) ; dancers, Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1968): Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1704
LCCN
089948434399
OCLC
62262739
Title
Alicia Alonso [videorecording] : prima ballerina assoluta / a production of National Ballet of Cuba ; produced for DVD by Allan Altman.
Imprint
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Video Artists International, [2005]
System Details
DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation; mono.
Summary
Ballerina Alicia Alonso performs scenes from several classic ballets, including Swan Lake and Romeo & Juliet, with the Ballet National de Cuba.
Local Note
DVD includes as bonus feature the content of Dance Division damaged 16mm film (*MGZHB 4-126) kinescope of the Bell Telephone hour, NBC-TV, April 1, 1960, slightly abbreviated version of Anton Dolin's Pas de Quatre.
Biography
Pas de Quatre (Bell Telephone Hour/Apr. 1, 1960): Choreographer: Anton Dolin. Music: Cesare Pugni. Cast: Alicia Alonso (Taglioni), Melissa Hayden (Grisi), Nora Kaye (Grahn), and Mia Slavenska (Cerrito).
Added Author
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019, dancer.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Lefebre, Jorge, choreographer.
Méndez, Alberto, choreographer.
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983, choreographer.
Plise︠t︡skiĭ, Azariĭ, dancer.
Parés, José, dancer.
Esquivel, Jorge, dancer.
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994, dancer.
Hayden, Melissa, dancer.
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987, dancer.
Slavenska, Mia, dancer.
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019, choreographer.
Video Artists International.
Ballet Nacional de Cuba.
Added Title
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia)
Retablo para Romeo y Julieta (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alberto)
Giselle (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia and F after Coralli and Perrot)
Coppélia (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia and Fokine, L)
Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Dolin)
Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Perrot)
Fille mal gardée (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia)
Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
Carmen (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alberto)
Oedipus Rex.
Péri.
Bell Telephone hour. Pas de quatre.
Pas de quatre [motion picture] kinescope.
Other Standard Identifier
089948434399
Publisher No.
4343 Video Artists International
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1704
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