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Central Ballet of China

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Central Ballet of China [electronic resource]
Publication
[198-?]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-1385Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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1 streaming video file (PAL) (161 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • New Year's sacrifice (Choreographic work : Chiang, Tsu-hui)
  • Three préludes (Choreographic work : Stevenson)
  • Maid of the sea (Choreographic work)
Subjects
Note
  • Videotaped in the People's Republic of China.
  • A full-length ballet and three shorter works performed by members of the Central Ballet of China, Beijing.
  • Titles and credits in Chinese.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
CONTENTS. - 1) The New Year's sacrifice (complete ballet) (110 min.) Choreography: Jiang Zu-hui. Music: Liu Ting-yu. Ballet depicting the tragic lot of a Chinese woman in China's old feudal society. A widow, forced to remarry, finds true love briefly but then, widowed once again, must end her life as a lonely maidservant. The role of the heroine, Xiang Lin's widow, is danced by Yu Lei-di. - Final 5 min. of The New Year's sacrifice -- 2) Liang Shan-be and Zhu Ying-tai (The butterfly lovers) (ca. 25 min.) The story of Liang, a young man from a poor family who dies of a broken heart when he cannot marry Zhu, a young woman from a rich family. She follows him into the grave where they are united as a pair of butterflies. 3) Excerpt from The maid of the sea: The red coral dance. (ca. 5 min.) 4) Three preludes (ca. 10 min.) Choreography: Ben Stevenson. Music: Sergei Rakhmaninov. Performed by Chen Bin and Ying Ren-sheng.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9367
Title
Central Ballet of China [electronic resource]
Imprint
[198-?]
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 9-1385.
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Ying, Runsheng, dancer.
Chen, Bin, dancer.
Yu, Lei-di, dancer.
Chiang, Tsu-hui, choreographer.
Liu, Tingyou. Composer
Stevenson, Ben, 1937- choreographer.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Composer
Central Ballet of China.
Added Title
New Year's sacrifice (Choreographic work : Chiang, Tsu-hui)
Three préludes (Choreographic work : Stevenson)
Maid of the sea (Choreographic work)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9367
*MGZIC 9-1385 (former)
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