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Giselle [videorecording]

Title
Giselle [videorecording] / choreography, Frederic Franklin after Marius Petipa ; music, Adolphe Adam ; libretto, Arthur Mitchell and Carl Michel.
Publication
1984.

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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (98 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Giselle (Choreographic work : Franklin after Petipa, M)
Alternative Title
Creole Giselle
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Scenery/costumes, Carl Michel; lighting, Shirley Prendergast.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the London Coliseum in July 1984.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1: Act I (48 min.).
  • Disc 2: Act II (50 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1530
Title
Giselle [videorecording] / choreography, Frederic Franklin after Marius Petipa ; music, Adolphe Adam ; libretto, Arthur Mitchell and Carl Michel.
Imprint
1984.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Scenery/costumes, Carl Michel; lighting, Shirley Prendergast.
Performer
Danced by members of Dance Theatre of Harlem: Virginia Johnson (Giselle), Eddie J. Shellman (Albert), Lorraine Graves (Myrta), Lowell Smith (Hilarion), Cassandra Phifer (Giselle's mother), Theara Ward (Bathilde), Judy Tyrus and Joseph Cipolla (peasant pas de deux), Karen Brown and Charmaine Hunter (miseries), others ; conductor, Milton Rosenstock.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the London Coliseum in July 1984.
Summary
"Creole" version of Giselle, transplanted to 19th-century Louisiana.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-3178.
Added Author
Johnson, Virginia, 1950- dancer.
Shellman, Eddie J., dancer.
Graves, Lorraine, dancer.
Smith, Lowell, 1951-2007, dancer.
Phifer-Moore, Cassandra, dancer.
Ward, Theara, dancer.
Tyrus, Judy, dancer.
Cipolla, Joseph, dancer.
Brown, Karen, 1955- dancer.
Hunter, Charmaine, dancer.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, choreographer.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856. Composer
Michel, Carl, 1928-2004. Set designer
Michel, Carl, 1928-2004. Costume designer
Michel, Carl, 1928-2004. Librettist
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- Librettist
Prendergast, Shirley. Lighting designer
Rosenstock, Milton. Conductor
Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Added Title
Giselle (Choreographic work : Franklin after Petipa, M)
Creole Giselle
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1530
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