The sleeping beauty [videorecording]

Title
The sleeping beauty [videorecording] / co-produced by the BBC and Covent Garden Pioneer ; directed for television by Colin Nears ; producer, Jane Pleydell-Bouverie ; choreography by Marius Petipa ; additional choreography by Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan, and Fedor Lopukhov ; [stage] production by Anthony Dowell ; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Publication
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation and Covent Garden Pioneer, c1994.

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Description
3 videocassettes (U-matic, NTSC) (135 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Bob Lockyer.
Uniform Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Dowell)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Design, Maria Bjørnson ; lighting, Pat Collins ; executive producers, Bob Lockyer for the BBC, Revel Guest for Covent Garden Pioneer.
Performer (note)
  • Viviana Durante (Princess Aurora) ; Zoltán Solymosi (Prince Florimund) ; Anthony Dowell (Carabosse, the wicked fairy) ; Benazir Hussein (the Lilac Fairy, the fairy of wisdom) ; William Tuckett (King Florestan) ; Elizabeth McGorian (the Queen) ; David Drew (Cattalabutte, the court chamberlain).
  • Prologue: Genesia Rosato (Candide, the fairy of purity) ; Gary Avis (her cavalier) ; Deborah Bull (Coulante, the fairy of vitality) ; Adam Cooper (her cavalier) ; Gillian Revie (the Breadcrumb Fairy, the fairy of generosity) ; William Trevitt (her cavalier) ; Jane Burn (Canary, the fairy of eloquence) ; Errol Pickford (her cavalier) ; Belinda Hatley (Violente, the fairy of passion) ; Jonathan Howells (her cavalier) ; Christopher Saunders (the Lilac Fairy's cavalier).
  • Act I: Christopher Saunders (the Swedish prince) ; Stuart Cassidy (the Russian prince) ; William Trevitt (the Spanish prince) ; Adam Cooper (the French prince).
  • Act II: Sandra Conley (the Countess) ; Iain Webb (Gallison, the prince's tutor).
  • Act III: William Trevitt, Deborah Bull, Sara Gallie, Gillian Revie (Gold, Silver, Sapphire, and Diamond) ; Peter Abegglen, Larissa Bamber (Puss-in-Boots and the White Cat) ; Leanne Benjamin, Errol Pickford (Princess Florine and the Bluebird) ; Michelle Davis, Gary Avis (Red Riding Hood and the Wolf).
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, England. Telecast by BBC-TV on December 26, 1994.
Contents
Cassette 1 (ca. 62 min.). Prologue, the christening -- Act I, the spell -- Cassette 2 (ca. 62 min.). Act I (conclusion) -- Act II, the vision -- Act III, the wedding celebrations -- Cassette 3 (ca. 11 min.). Act III (conclusion). Aurora's variation, the ending of which is cut off on cassette 2, is re-recorded in full on cassette 3.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5531
Title
The sleeping beauty [videorecording] / co-produced by the BBC and Covent Garden Pioneer ; directed for television by Colin Nears ; producer, Jane Pleydell-Bouverie ; choreography by Marius Petipa ; additional choreography by Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan, and Fedor Lopukhov ; [stage] production by Anthony Dowell ; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Imprint
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation and Covent Garden Pioneer, c1994.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.
Performer
Danced by the Royal Ballet.
Cast
Viviana Durante (Princess Aurora) ; Zoltán Solymosi (Prince Florimund) ; Anthony Dowell (Carabosse, the wicked fairy) ; Benazir Hussein (the Lilac Fairy, the fairy of wisdom) ; William Tuckett (King Florestan) ; Elizabeth McGorian (the Queen) ; David Drew (Cattalabutte, the court chamberlain).
Prologue: Genesia Rosato (Candide, the fairy of purity) ; Gary Avis (her cavalier) ; Deborah Bull (Coulante, the fairy of vitality) ; Adam Cooper (her cavalier) ; Gillian Revie (the Breadcrumb Fairy, the fairy of generosity) ; William Trevitt (her cavalier) ; Jane Burn (Canary, the fairy of eloquence) ; Errol Pickford (her cavalier) ; Belinda Hatley (Violente, the fairy of passion) ; Jonathan Howells (her cavalier) ; Christopher Saunders (the Lilac Fairy's cavalier).
Act I: Christopher Saunders (the Swedish prince) ; Stuart Cassidy (the Russian prince) ; William Trevitt (the Spanish prince) ; Adam Cooper (the French prince).
Act II: Sandra Conley (the Countess) ; Iain Webb (Gallison, the prince's tutor).
Act III: William Trevitt, Deborah Bull, Sara Gallie, Gillian Revie (Gold, Silver, Sapphire, and Diamond) ; Peter Abegglen, Larissa Bamber (Puss-in-Boots and the White Cat) ; Leanne Benjamin, Errol Pickford (Princess Florine and the Bluebird) ; Michelle Davis, Gary Avis (Red Riding Hood and the Wolf).
Performer
Music played by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conducted by Barry Wordsworth.
Credits
Design, Maria Bjørnson ; lighting, Pat Collins ; executive producers, Bob Lockyer for the BBC, Revel Guest for Covent Garden Pioneer.
Event
Recorded in performance at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, England. Telecast by BBC-TV on December 26, 1994.
Added Author
Durante, Viviana, dancer.
Solymosi, Zoltan, dancer.
Hussain, Benazir, dancer.
Tuckett, William, dancer.
McGorian, Elizabeth, dancer.
Drew, David, dancer.
Rosato, Genesia, dancer.
Avis, Gary, dancer.
Bull, Deborah (Deborah C.), dancer.
Cooper, Adam, dancer.
Revie, Gillian, dancer.
Trevitt, William, dancer.
Burn, Jane, dancer.
Pickford, Errol, dancer.
Hatley, Belinda, dancer.
Howells, Jonathan, dancer.
Saunders, Christopher Thomas, dancer.
Cassidy, Stuart, dancer.
Conley, Sandra, dancer.
Webb, Iain, dancer.
Gallie, Sara, dancer.
Abegglen, Peter, dancer.
Bamber, Larissa, dancer.
Benjamin, Leanne, 1964- dancer.
Davis, Michelle, dancer.
Wordsworth, Barry, dancer.
Dowell, Anthony, dancer, choreographer.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910. hr
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer
Bjørnson, Maria. Designer
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
MacMillan, Kenneth, choreographer.
Lopukhov, Fedor, 1886-1973, choreographer.
Collins, Pat (Lighting designer)
Nears, Colin. Director
Pleydell-Bouverie, Jane. Producer
Lockyer, Bob. Producer
Guest, Revel. Producer
Royal Ballet.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Covent Garden Pioneer.
Royal Opera House (London, England)
DHCA.
Added Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Dowell)
Gift of Bob Lockyer.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-5531
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