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Australia dances [electronic resource]

Title
Australia dances [electronic resource]
Publication
c1990.
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Moving imageUse in libraryPreservation*MGZIC 9-2552Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (92 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Uniform Title
  • Daphnis and Chloe (Choreographic work : Murphy)
  • Demon machine (Choreographic work : Bodenwieser)
  • Display (Choreographic work : Helpmann)
  • Elektra (Choreographic work : Helpmann)
  • Rumours (Choreographic work : Murphy)
  • Shining (Choreographic work : Murphy)
  • Terra Australis (Choreographic work : Borovansky)
Subjects
Note
  • Motion picture produced by Cinetel Productions Pty Ltd., Sydney. Producer/director/writer/editor: Frank Heimans. Director of photography: Tony Wilson.
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
  • DANCE CONTENTS: Cassette 1 (approx. 62 min.): Minuet and waltz, perf. by Desme White's Heritage Dancers. -- Aboriginal dances. -- Excerpts of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and De Basil's Ballet Russe in Graduation ball, Les présages, Carnaval, The nutcracker, and Aurora's wedding, filmed by Dr. Ringland Anderson. -- Excerpt from Terra Australis, perf. by the Borovansky Ballet. Chor: Edouard Borovansky. -- Excerpts from The display and Elektra, perf. by the Australian Ballet. Chor: Helpmann. -- Excerpts from Swan lake and The sleeping beauty, perf. by the Australian Ballet. -- Excerpt from The demon machine. Chor: Gertrud Bodenwieser. -- Excerpt from Desert magic, perf. by Dance North. Chor: Stock. -- Excerpt from Never mind the bindies, perf. by Australian Dance Theatre. Chor: Warren. -- Excerpts from Rumours, Shining, Daphnis and Chloe, and Some rooms, perf. by Sydney Dance Company. Chor: Murphy. -- Excerpt from Jari jari, perf. by One Extra Company. Chor: Kai Tai Chan. -- Social dancing. -- Cassette 2 (approx. 29 min.): Folk dancing. -- African dance, perf. by Dorinda Hafner and company. -- Flamenco dancing, perf. by Conchita Gonzales Flamenco Dancers. -- No deposit, no return, perf. by students at Victorian College of the Arts School of Dance. Chor: Christina Sheppard and Sue Walsh. -- Excerpts from Birds and Women, perf. by Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre. Chor: Paul Saliba. -- Excerpt from The host, perf. by
  • students at National Capital Ballet School. Chor: Natalie Weir.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 8646
Title
Australia dances [electronic resource]
Imprint
c1990.
Summary
Wide-ranging survey of dance in Australia, including ritual, theatrical, social, and folk and ethnic dancing. Commentators include Kathryn Lowe, Geoffrey Ingram, Edward H. Park, Keith Bain, Sir Robert Helpmann, Margaret Scott, Cheryl Stock, Leigh Warren, Graeme Murphy, Dorinda Hafner, Jonathan Taylor, Paul Saliba, and others.
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 9-2552.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Australia dances.
Local Subject
Australian aborigines -- Dances.
Local Subject
Social dancing -- 20th century.
Local Subject
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Australian aborigines.
Added Author
Borovansky, Edouard, 1902-1959, choreographer.
Bodenwieser, Gertrud, 1890-1959, choreographer.
Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986. cmm, choreographer.
Murphy, Graeme. cmm, choreographer.
Bain, Keith. Commentator
Scott, Margaret. Commentator
Stock, Cheryl. Commentator
Stock, Cheryl, choreographer.
Warren, Leigh. cmm, choreographer.
Chan, Kai Tai, choreographer.
Hafner, Dorinda. cmm, dancer.
Taylor, Jonathan. Commentator
Saliba, Paul. cmm, choreographer.
Heimans, Frank. Producer. Director
Anderson, J. Ringland. Cinematographer
Australian Ballet School.
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Original Ballet Russe.
Australian Ballet.
Dance North (Company)
Australian Dance Theatre.
Sydney Dance Company.
One Extra Dance Theatre (Company)
Victorian College of the Arts School of Dance, Melbourne.
Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre.
Added Title
Terra Australis (Choreographic work : Borovansky)
Display (Choreographic work : Helpmann)
Elektra (Choreographic work : Helpmann)
Demon machine (Choreographic work : Bodenwieser)
Rumours (Choreographic work : Murphy)
Daphnis and Chloe (Choreographic work : Murphy)
Shining (Choreographic work : Murphy)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 8646
*MGZIC 9-2552 (former)
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