Frederick Ashton: A real choreographer [videorecording]

Title
Frederick Ashton: A real choreographer [videorecording] / BBC-TV ; co-produced in association with R.M. Productions ; written and produced by John Selwyn Gilbert.
Publication
U.K. : BBC-TV, 1979.

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Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, PAL) (50 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Cinderella (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Fille mal gardée (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Foyer de danse (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Ondine (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Symphonic variations (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Tales of Beatrix Potter (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autobiographical films and programs.
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Interviews.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Choreography, Frederick Ashton.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on BBC-TV 1 in 1979.
Contents
Dance contents: Film excerpts of Anna Pavlova dancing -- Cinderella (excerpt) with Ashton as stepsister -- Foyer de danse (excerpt) with Ashton and Alicia Markova (1932) -- The dream (excerpt) with Merle Park -- La fille mal gardée (excerpt) with Stanley Holden -- Façade (polka) with Judith Marcuse -- Ondine (Shadow dance) with Margot Fonteyn and Michael Somes -- Les deux pigeons in rehearsal with Ashton directing the National Ballet of Canada -- La fille mal gardée with Nadia Nerina and David Blair -- Tales of Beatrix Potter (excerpt) with Michael Coleman -- Symphonic variation in rehearsal with Ashton directing senior students of the Royal Ballet School.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-173
Title
Frederick Ashton: A real choreographer [videorecording] / BBC-TV ; co-produced in association with R.M. Productions ; written and produced by John Selwyn Gilbert.
Imprint
U.K. : BBC-TV, 1979.
Event
Telecast on BBC-TV 1 in 1979.
Credits
Choreography, Frederick Ashton.
Summary
Interview with Frederick Ashton, who discusses his life and career. Dance excerpts depict Anna Pavlova, a major source of inspiration, and examples of his choreography in rehearsal and performance.
Local Subject
Ballet in motion pictures. Peter Rabbit and tales of Beatrix Potter.
Ballet in television. Frederick Ashton: A real choreographer.
Added Author
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988. ive, choreographer, dancer.
Pavlova, Anna, 1881-1931, dancer.
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004, dancer.
Park, Merle, dancer.
Holden, Stanley, dancer.
Marcuse, Judith, dancer.
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994, dancer.
Nerina, Nadia, dancer.
Blair, David, 1932-1976, dancer.
Coleman, Michael, 1940- , dancer.
Gilbert, John Selwyn. Producer
National Ballet of Canada.
Royal Ballet. School.
Ballet Club.
Royal Ballet.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Added Title
Cinderella (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Foyer de danse (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Fille mal gardée (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Ondine (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Tales of Beatrix Potter (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Symphonic variations (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-173
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