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Les enfants de la danse

Title
Les enfants de la danse [electronic resource]
Publication
c1988.

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Description
1 streaming video file (PAL) (59 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Telmondis.
Uniform Title
  • Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
  • Luna (Choreographic work : Béjart)
  • Grand pas classique (Choreographic work : Gsovsky)
  • Sylphide (Choreographic work : Lacotte after Taglioni, F)
  • Ma Pavlova (Choreographic work : Petit)
Subjects
Note
  • Co-produced by La Sept, Antenne 2, and Telmondis, with the participation of NHK Enterprises. In French. Director: Dirk Sanders.
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 donation from Lynn Garafola.
Contents
CONTENTS: Teachers spotlighted in demonstration classes are Bessy (steps of elevation), Jean-Paul Sereni (physical education), Claire Baulieu (contemporary dance), and Gilbert Mayer (batterie). Paris Opéra Ballet dancers Elisabeth Platel and Manuel Legris perform variations, demonstrate steps, and converse with Bessy and students. Bessy discusses the dancer's physique and interviews administrator Jacqueline Bienvenue, dancer Cyril Atanassoff, and Dirk Sanders, a former dancer who is now a television director. Dance excerpts portray Platel in the Reine des dryades variation from Don Quixote (chor: Rudolf Nureyev after Petipa; mus: Minkus); Sylvie Guillem in La luna (chor: Maurice Béjart; mus: Bach); Atanassoff and Bessy in La fleur carnivore (b&w) (chor: Michel Rayne; mus: Brazilian batucada), Atanassoff in Grand pas classique (b&w) (chor: Victor Gzovsky; mus: Auber), Legris in a variation from La sylphide (chor: Pierre Lacotte after Filippo Taglioni; mus: Schneitzhoeffer), and Dominique Khalfouni in Ma Pavlova (chor: Roland Petit; mus: Mozart).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2756
Title
Les enfants de la danse [electronic resource]
Imprint
c1988.
Summary
Four-part series on the École du Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris, hosted by its director, Claude Bessy. In addition to the school's teachers and students, the series depicts past and present principal dancers of the Paris Opéra Ballet, people in dance-related professions, and French dance luminaries. Interviews, performances, and demonstration classes provide a multifaceted view of the school's activities and achievements. The rest of the videos in this series can be found at *MGZIDF 2754, *MGZIDF 2755, and *MGZIDF 2757.
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 donation from Lynn Garafola.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-3377 cassette 3.
Additional Copy: None.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Les enfants de la danse.
Added Author
Bessy, Claude. Host. tch, dancer.
Sereni, Jean-Paul. Teacher
Baulieu, Claire. Teacher
Mayer, Gilbert. Teacher
Platel, Elisabeth, dancer.
Guillem, Sylvie, 1965- dancer.
Bienvenue, Jacqueline. Interviewee
Atanassoff, Cyril. ive, dancer.
Legris, Manuel, dancer.
Khalfouni, Dominique, dancer.
Sanders, Dirk. Director. Interviewee
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, choreographer.
Béjart, Maurice, choreographer.
Rayne, Michel, choreographer.
Gsovsky, Victor, 1902-1974, choreographer.
Lacotte, Pierre, 1932- choreographer.
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011, choreographer.
Opéra de Paris. Ecole de danse.
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
Added Title
Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Luna (Choreographic work : Béjart)
Grand pas classique (Choreographic work : Gsovsky)
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Lacotte after Taglioni, F)
Ma Pavlova (Choreographic work : Petit)
Gift of Telmondis.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2756
*MGZIC 9-3377 cassette 3 (former)
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