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The magic of dance, part III

Title
The magic of dance, part III [electronic resource]/ BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life TV and RM Productions, Munich ; producer, Patricia Foy.
Publication
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1979.

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Additional Authors
  • Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991.
  • Kirnbauer, Susanne
  • Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928
  • Manzotti, Luigi, 1835-1905
  • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
  • Cohan, Robert
  • Harding-Irmer, Patrick
  • Nijinsky, Kyra.
  • Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
  • Foy, Patricia.
  • Guest, Ivor, 1920-2018.
  • Wiesenthal, Grete
  • North, Robert, 1945-
  • Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979
  • Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942
  • Méliès, Georges, 1861-1938.
  • Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991
  • London Contemporary Dance Theatre.
  • Teatro Farnese (Parma, Italy)
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem.
  • British Broadcasting Corporation.
Description
1 streaming video file (PAL) (60 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the BBC.
Series Statement
Magic of dance ; part III.
Uniform Title
  • Wein, Weib und Gesang (Choreographic work : Wiesenthal)
  • Fire dance (Choreographic work : Fuller)
  • Khamsin (Choreographic work : Cohan)
  • Nautch dance (Choreographic work : St Denis)
  • Excelsior (Choreographic work : Manzotti)
  • Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)
  • Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Educational/cultural films and programs.
  • Video.
Note
  • Part III: What is new.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Historical consultant, Ivor Guest.
Performer (note)
  • Narrator/host: Margot Fonteyn.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
Isadora Duncan: Margot Fonteyn visits the Parthenon and a house Duncan began building nearby, and discusses Duncan's life and the influence on her of ancient Greek art; short film (1 min.) of Duncan dancing at a garden party -- Champagne dance (2 min.) / choreography, Grete Wiesenthal ; music, Johann Strauss, Jr. ; danced by Susanne Kirnbauer -- Fire dance [film, ca. 1906] (2 min.) / choreographed and danced by Loie Fuller -- Khamsin [excerpt] (5 min.) / choreography, Robert Cohan ; danced by London Contemporary Dance Theatre -- Danish ballet film of two unidentified female dancers (ca. 1906) (2 min.) -- Georges Méliès film of unidentified ballet (ca. 1900) (2 min.) -- Discussion and graphics of Excelsior (2 min.) / choreography, Luigi Manzotti -- Fonteyn at Teatro Farnese in Parma (3 min.) -- Commedia dell'arte performance by Teatro a l'Arogaria (3 min.) -- Ruth St. Denis talking, and performing her Nautch dance (2 min.) -- Interview with Robert Cohan -- Khamsin: male solo (4 min.) / choreography, Cohan ; danced by Patrick Harding-Irmer -- Troy-game [excerpt] (4 min.) / choreography, Robert North ; danced by Dance Theatre of Harlem -- The green table: opening scene (3 min.) / choreography, Kurt Jooss - Interview with Kyra Nijinsky about her father, Vaslav Nijinsky (6 min.) -- Le spectre de la rose (9 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine ; music, K.M. Weber ; danced by Fonteyn and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 7266
OCLC
NYPY837013008-F
Title
The magic of dance, part III [electronic resource]/ BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life TV and RM Productions, Munich ; producer, Patricia Foy.
Imprint
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1979.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.
Series
Magic of dance ; part III.
Performer
Narrator/host: Margot Fonteyn.
Credits
Historical consultant, Ivor Guest.
Summary
Third in a six-part series that surveys the history of theatrical dance (non-chronological).
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-147.
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Local Subject
Television. The magic of dance.
Added Author
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Narrator
Kirnbauer, Susanne, dancer.
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928, choreographer, dancer.
Manzotti, Luigi, 1835-1905, choreographer.
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968, choreographer, dancer. Speaker
Cohan, Robert, choreographer. Interviewee
Harding-Irmer, Patrick, dancer.
Nijinsky, Kyra. Interviewee
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- dancer.
Foy, Patricia. Producer
Guest, Ivor, 1920-2018. Consultant
Wiesenthal, Grete, choreographer.
North, Robert, 1945- choreographer.
Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979, choreographer.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Méliès, Georges, 1861-1938. Cinematographer
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Host
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
London Contemporary Dance Theatre.
Teatro Farnese (Parma, Italy)
Dance Theatre of Harlem.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Added Title
Wein, Weib und Gesang (Choreographic work : Wiesenthal)
Fire dance (Choreographic work : Fuller)
Khamsin (Choreographic work : Cohan)
Nautch dance (Choreographic work : St Denis)
Excelsior (Choreographic work : Manzotti)
Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Gift of the BBC.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 7266
*MGZIC 9-147 (former)
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