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Paris dances Diaghilev [videorecording]

Paris dances Diaghilev [videorecording]

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1 videocassette. 84 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
  • Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
  • Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
  • Petrouchka (Choreographic work : Beriosoff after Fokin)
  • Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Videotaped onstage at the Opéra de Paris Garnier. Co-produced by NVC Arts and La Sept in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network. Distributed as a videotape by Elektra Entertainment, a division of Warner Communications, Inc., New York, as part of the Elektra Nonesuch Dance Collection. Producer: Robin Scott. Television director: Colin Nears. Lighting director: Bernard Girod.
  • Performed by the Paris Opéra Ballet. Orchestra of the Paris Opéra conducted by Michel Tabachnik.
  • CONTENTS: Petrouchka (approx. 36 min.). Chor: based on the choreography and production by Michel Fokine, restaged by Nicholas Beriosoff. Mus: Igor Stravinsky. Scen/cos: reproduced from the designs by Alexandre Benois. Perf. by Thierry Mongne (Petrouchka), Monique Loudières (the ballerina), Jean Guizerix (the Moor), Alain Bogreau (the charlatan), Olivier Patey (the principal coachman), Viviane Descoutures (nurse), Virginie Kempf and Brigitte Hermetz (street dancers), Muriel Halle and Nathalie Riqué (tzigane dancers), and others. -- Le spectre de la rose (approx. 10 min.). Chor: Fokine. Mus: Carl Maria von Weber, orch. by Hector Berlioz. Lib: Jean-Louis Vaudoyer, after Théophile Gautier. Scen/cos: reproduced from the designs by Léon Bakst. Perf. by Claude de Vulpian (the young girl) and Manuel Legris (the rose). -- L'après-midi d'un faune (approx. 12 min.). Chor: Vaslav Nijinsky. Mus: Claude Debussy. Original design: Bakst. Perf. by Charles Jude (the faun), Marie-Claude Pietragalla (nymph), and others. -- Les noces (approx. 26 min.). Chor: Bronislava Nijinska. Mus/lyrics: Stravinsky. Scen/cos: Natalia Gontcharova. Perf. by Elisabeth Platel (the bride), Françoise Legrée (first bridesmaid), Kader Belarbi (the bridegroom), Jean-Yves Lormeau (best man), Brigitte Hermetz and Virginie Kempf (bridesmaids), Frédéric David and Patrick Félix (ushers), Viviane Descoutures (bride's mother), Guy Vareilhes (bride's father),
  • Jocelyne Genet (bridegroom's mother), Olivier Patey (bridegroom's father), and others.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1823
Paris dances Diaghilev [videorecording]
Four ballets originally performed by the Ballets Russes, performed as a tribute to Serge Diaghilev.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Paris dances Diaghilev.
Choreography -- Reconstruction.
Added Author
Mongne, Thierry, dancer.
Loudières, Monique, dancer.
Guizerix, Jean, dancer.
Bogreau, Alain, dancer.
Patey, Olivier, dancer.
Kempf, Virginie, dancer.
Hermetz, Brigitte, dancer.
Halle, Muriel, dancer.
Riqué, Nathalie, dancer.
Descoutures, Viviane, dancer.
Vaudoyer, Jean-Louis, 1883- Librettist
Vulpian, Claude de, dancer.
Legris, Manuel, dancer.
Jude, Charles, 1953- dancer.
Pietragalla, Marie-Claude, dancer.
Platel, Elisabeth, dancer.
Legrée, Françoise, dancer.
Belarbi, Kader, dancer.
Lormeau, Jean Yves, dancer.
David, Frédéric, dancer.
Félix, Patrick, dancer.
Vareilhes, Guy, dancer.
Genet, Jocelyne, dancer.
Berezov, N. (Nikolaĭ), 1906-
Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826. Composer
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924. Designer. Costume designer
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Composer. Lyricist
Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960. Designer. Costume designer
Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950, choreographer.
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Composer
Nears, Colin. Director
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972, choreographer.
Goncharova, Natali︠i︡a Sergeevna, 1881-1962. Designer. Costume designer
Scott, Robin. Producer
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
Added Title
Petrouchka (Choreographic work : Beriosoff after Fokin)
Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1823
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