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Original Ballet Russe [and] Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo [videorecording]

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Original Ballet Russe [and] Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo [videorecording]
Publication
1940-1947.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZHB 12-2533Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (48 min.) : si., b&w and col.; 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Ann Barzel Collection.
Uniform Title
  • Baiser de la fée (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Camille (Choreographic work : Taras)
  • Cent baisers (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
  • Constantia (Choreographic work : Dollar)
  • Coq d'or (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Graduation ball (Choreographic work : Lichine)
  • Mozartiana (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Sebastian (Choreographic work : Caton)
  • Serenade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Yara (Choreographic work : Psota)
Note
  • Ballet excerpts filmed in performance by Ann Barzel. Camille, Yara, Constantia, and Sebastian filmed at Chicago Opera House, 1947.
Contents
CONTENTS: Excerpts from: Graduation ball (approx. 7 min., b&w). Chor: David Lichine. Filmed at Auditorium Theater, Chicago, 1940 and 1941. Perf. by Original Ballet Russe: Tatiana Riabouchinska (compère), David Lichine/Nicholas Orloff (drummer), Tatiana Stepanova and Michel Panaieff (sylphide and Scotsman), Genevieve Moulin and Alexandra Denisova (dance-step competition), others. -- Le coq d'or (approx. 4 min., b&w). Chor: Michel Fokine. Filmed at Auditorium Theater, Chicago, 1940. Perf. by Original Ballet Russe: Riabouchinska (golden cockerel), Irina Baronova (queen of Shemakhan), others. -- Les cent baisers (approx. 3 min., b&w). Chor: Bronislava Nijinska. Filmed at Auditorium Theater, Chicago, 1940. Perf. by Original Ballet Russe: Baronova (princess), Paul Petroff (prince), others. -- Camille (approx. 4 min., b&w). Chor: John Taras. Perf. by Original Ballet Russe: Alicia Markova (Camille), Anton Dolin (Armand), others. -- Yara (approx. 15 sec., b&w). Chor: Ivo Váňa Psota. Perf. by Original Ballet Russe. -- Constantia (approx. 1 min., b&w). Chor: William Dollar. Perf. by Original Ballet Russe: Rosella Hightower, André Eglevsky, others. -- Sebastian (approx. 7 min., b&w). Chor: Edward Caton. Perf. by Original Ballet Russe: Hightower (courtesan), George Skibine (prince), Francisco Moncion (Sebastian), Marjorie Tallchief (Fiora), Yvonne Patterson (Maddalena), others. -- Mozartiana (approx. 6 min., b&w). Chor: George Balanchine. Filmed at Chicago Opera House, 1945. Perf. by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo: Alexandra Danilova, Frederic Franklin, Dorothy Etheridge, Maria Tallchief, Stanley Zompakos, Pauline Goddard, Gertrude Tyven, others -- Serenade (approx. 10 min., b&w). Chor: Balanchine ; costumes, Jean Lurcat (1940 and revised for 1944). Filmed at Auditorium Theater, Chicago, 1940, and Chicago Opera House, 1944. Perf. by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. 1940 cast led by Natalie Krassovska, Marc Platoff, and Igor Youskevitch. 1944 cast led by Ruthanna Boris, Leon Danielian, Mary Ellen Moylan, and Nicholas Magallanes. -- Le baiser de la fée (approx. 6 min., b&w). Chor: Balanchine. Filmed at the Auditorium Theater, Chicago, 1940, and Chicago Opera House, 1946. Perf. by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. 1940 cast led by Danilova (fairy), Eglevsky (bridegroom), and Mia Slavenska (bride). 1944 cast led by Maria Tallchief (fairy), Franklin (bridegroom), and Marie-Jeanne (bride).
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3608
Title
Original Ballet Russe [and] Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo [videorecording]
Imprint
1940-1947.
Local Subject
Ballet in motion pictures. Original Ballet Russe.
Ballet in motion pictures. Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Added Author
Lichine, David, choreographer, dancer.
Riabouchinska, Tatiana, dancer.
Orloff, Nicholas, dancer.
Stepanova, Tatʹ︠i︡ana, dancer.
Panaieff, Michel, dancer.
Baronova, Irina, dancer.
Petroff, Paul, dancer.
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004, dancer.
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983, dancer.
Hightower, Rosella, dancer.
Eglevsky, André, dancer.
Skibine, George, 1920-1981, dancer.
Moncion, Francisco, dancer.
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997, dancer.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, dancer.
Tallchief, Maria, dancer.
Etheridge, Dorothy, dancer.
Krassovska, Natalie, dancer.
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994, dancer.
Boris, Ruthanna, dancer.
Moylan, Mary Ellen, dancer.
Magallanes, Nicholas, dancer.
Slavenska, Mia, dancer.
Marie-Jeanne, 1920- dancer.
Taras, John, choreographer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972, choreographer.
Barzel, Ann. Cinematographer
Dollar, William, choreographer.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Caton, Edward, 1900-1981, choreographer.
Psota, Ivo Váňa, choreographer.
Original Ballet Russe.
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Added Title
Graduation ball (Choreographic work : Lichine)
Coq d'or (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Cent baisers (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Camille (Choreographic work : Taras)
Yara (Choreographic work : Psota)
Constantia (Choreographic work : Dollar)
Sebastian (Choreographic work : Caton)
Mozartiana (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Serenade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Baiser de la fée (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Ann Barzel Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3608
*MGZHB 12-2533 Additional copy; 1 film reel (1144 ft.) ; 16 mm.
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