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The magic of dance, part V

Title
The magic of dance, part V [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 V.
Uniform Title
  • Little match girl (Choreographic work)
  • Carmen (Choreographic work : Petit)
  • Camargo (Choreographic work)
  • Cupid out of his humour (Choreographic work : Skeaping)
  • Dansomanie (Choreographic work : Cramér and Skeaping after Gardel)
  • Fille mal gardée (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Subjects
Note
  • Part V: The magnificent beginning.
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
Fonteyn at Versailles discussing Louis XIV and the development of ballet in France during his reign (6 min.) -- The little match girl [excerpt] (4 min.) / based on the H.C. Andersen story ; performed by the Dance Academy, Peking -- Boys' ballet class at the Paris Opéra (4 min.) -- Interview with Roland Petit -- Carmen: bedroom scene (10 min.) / choreography, Petit ; music, Bizet ; performed by Petit and Zizi Jeanmaire -- La Camargo (2 min.) / solo performed by Marie Louise Waldenström -- Bolero (folk dance) (3 min.) / duet danced by unidentified couple -- Drottningholm Royal Theater, Stockholm: Fonteyn discusses and demonstrates the use of the original stage machinery and tours the backstage and above stage areas. Two excerpts (4 min.) are performed by the Royal Swedish Ballet onstage: Cupid out of his humour (choreography, Mary Skeaping) and La dansomanie (choreography by Ivo Cramér and Mary Skeaping after Gardel) -- 17th century choral folk dance (3 min.) / performed outdoors with musical ensemble by unidentified dancers -- La fille mal gardée: Act II [excerpts] (11 min.) / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, F. Hérold ; featuring Ronald Emblen (Madame Simone) in the clog dance, and Wendy Ellis (Lisette) and David Wall (Colin) in the pas de deux, with the Royal Ballet.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 7268
Title
The magic of dance, part V [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 V.
Performer
Narrator/host: Margot Fonteyn.
Credits
Historical consultant, Ivor Guest.
Summary
Fifth 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 9-149.
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Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Narrator
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Host
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011, choreographer.
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011, dancer.
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011. Interviewee
Jeanmaire, Zizi, 1924-2020, dancer.
Waldenström, Marie Louise, dancer.
Emblen, Ronald, dancer.
Ellis, Wendy, dancer.
Wall, David, dancer.
Foy, Patricia. Producer
Guest, Ivor, 1920-2018. Consultant
Skeaping, Mary, choreographer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875. Author
Cramér, Ivo, choreographer.
Peking School of Dancing.
Opéra de Paris. Ecole de danse.
Kungliga Baletten (Stockholm, Sweden)
Royal Ballet.
Added Title
Little match girl (Choreographic work)
Carmen (Choreographic work : Petit)
Camargo (Choreographic work)
Cupid out of his humour (Choreographic work : Skeaping)
Dansomanie (Choreographic work : Cramér and Skeaping after Gardel)
Fille mal gardée (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of the BBC.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 7268
*MGZIC 9-149 (former)
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