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Le grand echiquier. Le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris [excerpts] [videorecording]

Title
Le grand echiquier. Le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris [excerpts] [videorecording] / Antenne 2.
Publication
France : Antenne 2, 1983.

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Description
1 videocassette (49 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Uniform Title
  • Fantôme de l'Opéra (Choreographic work : Petit)
  • Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Cranko)
  • Sylphide (Choreographic work : Lacotte after Taglioni, F)
  • Voluntaries (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Alternative Title
Ballet de l'Oṕ de Paris [excerpts]
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from cassette label.
  • Tape also contains ca. 2 min. of a news summary following the program.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Jacques Chancel.
  • Guests: Georges Hirsch, Claude Bessy, Glen Tetley, dancers of the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris, students of the Ecole de danse de l'Opéra de Paris.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by Antenne 2, France, on the series Le grand echiquier, on May 23, 1983.
Language (note)
  • In French.
Contents
  • Dance contents: Ragtime / choreography, Claude Bessy ; music, Scott Joplin ; danced by five students of the Ecole de danse de l'Opéra de Paris.
  • Fantôme de l'Opéra. Pas de deux / choreography, Roland Petit ; music, Marcel Landowski ; danced by Claude de Vulpian and Jean Guizerix.
  • [Ballet satire] (b&w) / pre-recorded footage ; pas de deux danced by Jacques Charon (costumed as a ballerina) and partner.
  • Romeo and Juliet. Ballroom scene [excerpt] / choreography, John Cranko, staged by Georgette Tsinguirides ; music, Sergey Prokofiev ; costumes, Jürgen Rose ; danced by Monique Loudières (Juliet), Jean Yves Lormeau (Romeo), Stéphane Prince (Paris), others.
  • Voluntaries [excerpt] / choreography, Glen Tetley ; music, Francis Poulenc ; danced by Elisabeth Platel, Françoise Legrée, others.
  • La sylphide. Pas de trois / choreography, Pierre Lacotte after Filippo Taglioni ; music, Ludwig Maurer ; danced by Ghislaine Thesmar (the sylphide), Michaël Denard (James), Francesca Zumbo (Effie).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5078
Title
Le grand echiquier. Le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris [excerpts] [videorecording] / Antenne 2.
Imprint
France : Antenne 2, 1983.
Event
Telecast by Antenne 2, France, on the series Le grand echiquier, on May 23, 1983.
Performer
Host: Jacques Chancel.
Guests: Georges Hirsch, Claude Bessy, Glen Tetley, dancers of the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris, students of the Ecole de danse de l'Opéra de Paris.
Summary
Excerpts from a program on the Paris Opéra Ballet. Includes excerpts from ballets in the current repertory, performed in the television studio, and followed by brief interviews with the dancers. The promotion of Françoise Legrée to the rank of danseuse étoile is announced during the program by Georges Hirsch, administrator of the Ballet de l'Opéra.
Language
In French.
Local Subject
Television. Le grand echiquier.
Dancers en travesti.
Satire in dance.
Added Author
Chancel, Jacques. Host
Hirsch, Georges François. Speaker
Vulpian, Claude de, dancer.
Guizerix, Jean, dancer.
Charon, Jacques, dancer.
Loudières, Monique, dancer.
Lormeau, Jean Yves, dancer.
Prince, Stéphane, dancer.
Platel, Elisabeth, dancer.
Legrée, Françoise, dancer.
Thesmar, Ghislaine, dancer.
Denard, Michaël, dancer.
Zumbo, Francesca, dancer.
Bessy, Claude, choreographer.
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011, choreographer.
Cranko, John, choreographer.
Tsinguirides, Georgette.
Tetley, Glen, choreographer.
Lacotte, Pierre, 1932- choreographer.
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
Opéra de Paris. Ecole de danse.
Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2"
Added Title
Ballet de l'Oṕ de Paris [excerpts] [videorecording]
Fantôme de l'Opéra (Choreographic work : Petit)
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Cranko)
Voluntaries (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Lacotte after Taglioni, F)
Gift of the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5078
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