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The magic of dance, part IV

Title
The magic of dance, part IV [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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Description
1 streaming video file (PAL) (60 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the BBC.
Series Statement
Magic of dance ; Part IV.
Uniform Title
  • Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
  • Coppélia (Choreographic work : Petit)
  • Tales of Beatrix Potter (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work)
  • Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Educational/cultural films and programs.
  • Video.
Note
  • Part IV: The romantic ballet.
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
Marie Taglioni and Filippo Taglioni discussed, showing Marie's birthplace in Stockholm (5 min.) -- La sylphide: opening scene (6 min.) / choreography, August Bournonville ; performed by Flemming Ryberg and Mette Hønningen -- Court Theatre and Museum, Copenhagen (7 min.); Fonteyn displays their collection of ballet slippers and pointe shoes of past ballerinas and talks about how the footwear evolved over the centuries -- La sylphide: Act II [excerpt] (3 min.) / choreography, Bournonville ; performed by Ryberg, Hønningen, and the Royal Danish Ballet -- About Fanny Elssler and Marie Taglioni at the Paris Opéra. -- Cachucha (3 min.) / performed by Angel and Eloy Pericet -- Tales of Beatrix Potter: The pigs' waltz (1 min.) / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; performed by the Royal Ballet -- The sleeping beauty: Act I waltz (5 min.) / performed by the Royal Ballet -- Commentary on Emma Livry's career and death with her gravesite and that of Théophile Gautier shown (5 min.) -- Coppélia: The doll's dance (4 min.) / choreographed and performed by Roland Petit -- Les sylphides (10 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine ; music, Chopin ; performed by Margot Fonteyn, Ivan Nagy, Yoko Morishita, Marguerite Porter, and the Royal Ballet.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 7267
Title
The magic of dance, part IV [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 IV.
Performer
Narrator/host: Margot Fonteyn.
Credits
Historical consultant, Ivor Guest.
Summary
Fourth 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 9-148.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Animal dances.
Ballet in television. Les sylphides.
Ballet in motion pictures. Peter Rabbit and tales of Beatrix Potter.
Added Author
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Narrator
Hønningen, Mette, dancer.
Ryberg, Flemming, dancer.
Pericet, Angel, dancer.
Pericet, Eloy, dancer.
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011, choreographer.
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011, dancer.
Nagy, Ivan, 1943-2014, dancer.
Morishita, Yōko, 1948- dancer.
Porter, Marguerite, dancer.
Foy, Patricia. Producer
Guest, Ivor, 1920-2018. Consultant
Bournonville, August, 1805-1879, choreographer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Host
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
Kongelige Danske ballet.
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
Royal Ballet.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Added Title
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
Coppélia (Choreographic work : Petit)
Tales of Beatrix Potter (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work)
Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Gift of the BBC.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 7267
*MGZIC 9-148 (former)
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