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Les enfants de la danse

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

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Additional Authors
Description
1 streaming video file (PAL) (59 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Telmondis.
Uniform Title
  • Bayadère (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M). Act IV.
  • Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Aveline after Mérante)
  • Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Petit)
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia after Petipa, M)
  • Graduation ball (Choreographic work : Lichine)
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 Serge Golovine (steps of elevation), Yasmine Piletta (mime), Irina Grjebina (character dance), and Jacqueline Moreau (pointe technique). Paris Opéra Ballet dancers Eric Vu An and Noella Pontois perform variations, demonstrate steps, and converse with Bessy and students. Bessy interviews former dancer Patrice Bart, who is now balletmaster at the Opéra. Pianist Philippe Reverdy discusses accompaniment for ballet classes. Dance excerpts depict Vu An in variations from La bayadère (chor: Rudolf Nureyev after Petipa; mus: Minkus), Pontois in the Sugarplum Fairy's variation from The nutcracker (chor: Roland Petit, mus: Tchaikovsky) and in Aurora's variation from Act I of The sleeping beauty (chor: Alicia Alonso after Petipa, mus: Tchaikovsky), and school performances of Les deux pigeons (chor: Albert Aveline after Mérante, mus: Messager) and Graduation ball (chor: David Lichine, mus: Strauss).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2757
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 2756.
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 4.
Additional Copy: None.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Les enfants de la danse.
Mime.
Ballet -- Character dancing.
Accompaniment for dance class.
Added Author
Bessy, Claude. Host. Interviewer
Golovine, Serge. Teacher
Piletta, Yasmine. Teacher
Grjebina, Irina. Teacher
Moreau, Jacqueline. Teacher
Vu-An, Eric, dancer.
Pontois, Noëlla, 1943- dancer.
Reverdy, Philippe. Speaker
Bart, Patrice. Interviewee
Sanders, Dirk. Director
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, choreographer.
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019. choreographer.
Aveline, Albert, choreographer.
Lichine, David, choreographer.
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011, choreographer.
Opéra de Paris. Ecole de danse.
Added Title
Bayadère (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M). Act IV.
Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Aveline after Mérante)
Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Petit)
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia after Petipa, M)
Graduation ball (Choreographic work : Lichine)
Gift of Telmondis.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2757
*MGZIC 9-3377 cassette 4 (former)
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