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40 years of dance on BBC Television from Karsavina to Mukhamedov; from The moor's pavane to Strange fish.

Title
40 years of dance on BBC Television [electronic resource] : from Karsavina to Mukhamedov; from The moor's pavane to Strange fish. Reels 1 and 2 / presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in conjunction with the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Publication
United Kingdom : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1953-c1994.

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Additional Authors
Description
2 streaming video files (113 min.) : sound, black and white and color.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Bob Lockyer.
Series Statement
40 years of dance on BBC Television.
Uniform Title
  • Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Dutiful ducks (Choreographic work : Alston)
  • Onegin (Choreographic work : Cranko)
  • Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Alternative Title
Forty years of dance on BBC Television.
Genre/Form
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Dance.
  • Compilations.
  • Video.
  • Television.
Note
  • Title from accompanying program.
  • Reel 1 (51 min.). Les Sylphides, Dutiful ducks, Duets with automobiles ; Reel 2 (64 min.). Eugene Onegin, Les noces.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Compilation of five television programs screened at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on September 28, 1994.
System Details (note)
  • Streaming file.
Contents
  • Reel 1. Les sylphides (1953, 32 min., b&w) / producer/director, Christian Simpson ; artistic adviser, Cyril W. Beaumont ; introduced by Tamara Karsavina ; choreography, Michel Fokine ; corps de ballet rehearsed by Lydia Sokolova ; music, Frédéric Chopin ; scenery, Richard Greenough ; performed by Alicia Markova, Violetta Elvin, Svetlana Beriosova, John Field, and ensemble ; conductor, Eric Robinson.
  • Dutiful ducks (1982, 3 min., col.) / director, Bob Lockyer ; choreography, Richard Alston ; performed by Michael Clark.
  • Reel 2. Duets with automobiles (1994, 15 min., col.) / from the series Dance for the camera ; produced by Illuminations for the BBC and the Arts Council of Great Britain ; producer, Linda Zuck ; executive producers, Rodney Wilson and Bob Lockyer ; director, Terry Braun ; choreography, Shobana Jeyasingh ; music, Orlando Gough and K. Krishnamurthy ("Jathi") ; performed by Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Jeyaverni Jeganathan, Savitha Shekhar, and Vidya Thirunarayan ; singers, Jeremy Birchall, Jacqueline Horner, and Manickam Yogeswaran.
  • Eugene Onegin (1966, 35 min., b&w) / producers, Margaret Dale and Peter Wright ; director, Peter Wright ; choreography, John Cranko ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, arranged by Kurt-Heinz Stolze ; scenario, inspired by the poem by Aleksandr Pushkin ; design, Clifford Hatts ; lighting, Peter Wesson ; performed by Desmond Doyle (Eugene Onegin), Marcia Haydée (Tatyana Larina), Egon Madsen (Vladimir Lensky), Lynn Seymour (Olga Larina), John Chesworth (Prince Gremin), Freda Bamford (Madame Larina), Nora Ogonovsky (nurse), Peter Hawkins (narrator), and others.
  • Les noces (1978, 24 min., col.) / excerpt from a 90-min. program devised and presented by John Drummond ; producer, John Selwyn Gilbert ; director, Bob Lockyer ; choreography, Bronislava Nijinska, rehearsed under the supervision of Michael Somes ; music/words, Igor Stravinsky ; design, Natalia Goncharova ; performed by the Royal Ballet: Vergie Derman (bride), Derek Rencher (bridegroom), Anthony Dowell, Leslie Edwards, Romayne Grigorova, Gerd Larsen, Christopher Newton, Georgina Parkinson, and others ; conductor, Leonard Bernstein ; singers, Anny Mory (soprano), Patricia Parker (mezzo soprano), John Mitchinson (tenor), and Paul Hudson (bass) ; pianists, Martha Argerich, Homero Francesch, Cyprien Katsaris, and Krystian Zimerman ; London Percussion Ensemble and the English Bach Festival Chorus.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 6957 Reels 1 and 2
Title
40 years of dance on BBC Television [electronic resource] : from Karsavina to Mukhamedov; from The moor's pavane to Strange fish. Reels 1 and 2 / presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in conjunction with the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Imprint
United Kingdom : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1953-c1994.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Series
40 years of dance on BBC Television.
Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 1.
Original Version
Original format: 2 videocassettes (Umatic) ; 3/4 in.
Event
Compilation of five television programs screened at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on September 28, 1994.
Summary
First in a series of three screenings of television programs on dance presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation between 1953 and 1994. The programs include documentaries, recorded stage performances and adaptations of stage performances, and video- and cinedance works. For the second and third screenings in this series, see *MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 2 and cassette 3.
System Details
Streaming file.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Cinedance.
Videodance.
Added Author
Karsavina, Tamara, commentator.
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004, dancer.
Elvin, Violetta Prokhorova, dancer.
Field, John, 1921-1991, dancer.
Beriosova, Svetlana, 1932- dancer.
Clark, Michael, 1962- dancer.
Jeganathan, Jeyaverni, dancer.
Shekhar, Savitha, dancer.
Thirunarayan, Vidya, dancer.
Doyle, Desmond, dancer.
Haydée, Marcia, dancer.
Madsen, Egon, dancer.
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- dancer.
Chesworth, John, dancer.
Derman, Vergie, dancer.
Rencher, Derek, dancer.
Dowell, Anthony, dancer.
Parkinson, Georgina, dancer.
Horner, Jacqueline, singer.
Lanchbery, John, conductor.
Mory, Anny, singer.
Parker, Patricia, singer.
Mitchinson, John, singer.
Hudson, Paul, 1945- singer.
Argerich, Martha, 1941- instrumentalist.
Francesch, Homero, instrumentalist.
Katsaris, Cyprien, instrumentalist.
Zimerman, Krystian, instrumentalist.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990, conductor.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849, composer.
Sokolova, Lydia, 1896-1974.
Beaumont, Cyril W. (Cyril William), 1891-1976. Consultant
Greenough, Richard, designer.
Alston, Richard, 1948- choreographer.
Lockyer, Bob, producer.
Simpson, Christian, producer.
Simpson, Christian, director.
Jeyasingh, Shobana, choreographer.
Zuck, Linda, producer.
Cranko, John, choreographer.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893, composer.
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837, author.
Stolze, Kurt-Heinz, 1930-1970, arranger of music.
Gough, Orlando, composer.
Braun, Terry, director.
Wilson, Rodney, producer.
Dale, Margaret, 1922-2010, producer.
Hatts, Clifford, designer.
Wesson, Peter, designer.
Wright, Peter, 1926- producer.
Wright, Peter, 1926- director.
Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972, choreographer.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971, composer.
Goncharova, Natali︠i︡a Sergeevna, 1881-196, designer.
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994.
Drummond, John, 1934- author.
Gilbert, John Selwyn, producer.
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company.
Royal Ballet.
New Philharmonia Orchestra.
London Percussion Ensemble.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Arts Council of Great Britain.
English Bach Festival. Chorus.
DHCA.
Added Title
Forty years of dance on BBC Television.
Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Dutiful ducks (Choreographic work : Alston)
Onegin (Choreographic work : Cranko)
Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Gift of Bob Lockyer.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 6957 Reels 1 and 2
*MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 1 (former)
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