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Margot Fonteyn [videorecording]

Title
Margot Fonteyn [videorecording]
Publication
c1991.

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Description
1 videocassette. 64 min. : sd. color with b&w sequences NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Bob Lockyer, BBC.
Uniform Title
  • Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Nocturne (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Giselle (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Coralli and Perrot)
  • Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Wise virgins (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
  • Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Ivanov)
  • Symphonic variations (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Cinderella (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Daphnis and Chloe (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Firebird (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Swan lake (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
  • Ondine (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Paradise lost (Choreographic work : Petit, R)
  • Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Biographies.
Note
  • Produced by BBC Television. Producer: Julia Matheson. Director: Jill Evans. Consultant and interviewer: Clement Crisp. Pianist: Philip Gammon.
Contents
DANCE CONTENTS (dates indicate year of filming): [Solo], 1937. -- Façade (chor: Ashton), 1937. -- Nocturne (chor: Ashton), 1970. -- Giselle (chor: N. Sergeyev after Coralli and Perrot), 1937. -- Les sylphides (chor: Fokine), 1947. -- The wise virgins (chor: Ashton), 1970. -- The sleeping beauty: Act III (chor: Ashton and N. Sergeyev after Petipa), 1963. -- The nutcracker: Act II pas de deux (chor: N. Sergeyev after Ivanov), 1958. -- The sleeping beauty, 1963. -- Symphonic variations (rehearsal) (chor: Ashton), ca. 1960. -- Cinderella (chor: Ashton), Granada Television, 1960. -- The sleeping beauty: Act III variation, 1963. -- The sleeping beauty: Act I, Rose adagio, 1968. -- Daphnis and Chloe (rehearsal) (chor: Ashton), 1958. -- Firebird (chor: Fokine), 1959. -- Swan lake: Act II (chor: Ashton and N. Sergeyev after Ivanov and Petipa), 1959. -- Ondine (chor: Ashton), 1959. -- Giselle: Act II, 1962. -- Paradise lost (rehearsal and performance) (chor: Petit), 1967. -- Marguerite and Armand (chor: Ashton), 1979. -- Ondine: shadow dance, 1959.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1843
Title
Margot Fonteyn [videorecording]
Imprint
c1991.
Summary
Tribute to Margot Fonteyn by her colleagues and contemporaries, who reminisce about her qualities as a dancer and trace the high points of her career. Her longtime collaboration with choreographer Frederick Ashton is recalled, as are her partnerships with Robert Helpmann, Michael Somes, and Rudolf Nureyev. The speakers are Kenneth MacMillan, Ninette de Valois, Alicia Markova, Leslie Edwards, Pamela May, Beryl Grey, Michael Somes, Moira Shearer, Anthony Dowell, Antoinette Sibley, Roland Petit, John Lanchbery, Natalia Makarova, and Patricia Foy. The program is profusely illustrated with b&w and color excerpts of Fonteyn, spanning a period from 1937 to 1990.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Margot Fonteyn.
Added Author
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
MacMillan, Kenneth. Speaker
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001. Speaker
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004. Speaker
Edwards, Leslie. Speaker
May, Pamela, 1917-2005. Speaker
Grey, Beryl, 1927- speaker.
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. Speaker
Shearer, Moira, 1926-2006. Speaker
Dowell, Anthony. Speaker
Sibley, Antoinette. Speaker
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011. Speaker
Lanchbery, John. Speaker
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- Speaker
Foy, Patricia. Speaker
Matheson, Julia. Producer
Crisp, Clement. Consultant. Interviewer
Gammon, Philip. Instrumentalist
Evans, Jill. Director
Sadler's Wells Ballet.
Royal Ballet.
Added Title
Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Nocturne (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Giselle (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Coralli and Perrot)
Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Wise virgins (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Ivanov)
Symphonic variations (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Cinderella (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Daphnis and Chloe (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Firebird (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Ondine (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Paradise lost (Choreographic work : Petit, R)
Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of Bob Lockyer, BBC.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1843
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