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Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo [videorecording]

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Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo [videorecording]
Publication
1953-1955.

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1 videocassette (54 min.) : si., b&w and col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Marc Austen.
Uniform Title
  • Ballet imperial (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Beau Danube (Choreographic work : Massine)
  • Cirque de deux (Choreographic work : Boris)
  • Coppélia (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Cecchetti, Ivanov and Petipa, M)
  • Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Petipa, M) Pas de deux.
  • Giselle (Choreographic work : after Coralli and Perrot)
  • Harold in Italy (Choreographic work : Massine)
  • Lady and the unicorn (Choreographic work : Rosen)
  • Madroños (Choreographic work : Cobos)
  • Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Fedorova-Fokine after Ivanov)
  • Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Dolin)
  • Schéhérazade (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Petipa, M). Bluebird pas de deux.
  • Swan lake (Choreographic work : after Ivanov)
  • Swan lake (Choreographic work). Black swan pas de deux.
  • Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by data sheet.
  • Originally filmed on 16mm.
Event (note)
  • Filmed in performance, various locations and dates; film documentation, Glenn Olson.
Contents
  • Swan lake. Act II (ca. 2 min.) / choreography, after Ivanov; danced by Maria Tallchief (Odette), Frederic Franklin (Siegfried), Miguel Terekhov or Eugene Slavin (Evil genius), Fernando Schaffenburg (prince's friend), others.
  • Coppélia (ca. 5 min.) / choreography, Nikolai Sergeev after Cecchetti, Ivanov, and Petipa; danced by Nina Novak (Swanhilda), Leon Danielian/Frederic Franklin (Frantz), others.
  • Harold in Italy (ca. 2 min.) / filmed ca. 1954; choreography, Leonide Massine; danced by Sally Seven and Raul Roget (deer), Yvonne Chouteau (pilgrim), Frederic Franklin (Harold), Irina Borowska and Alan Howard (happy couple), Victor Moreno (brigand), Nina Novak and Deni Lamont (shepherds).
  • Les sylphides (ca. 2 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine; danced by Irina Borowska (waltz), Gertrude Tyven (mazurka), Alan Howard (mazurka), Yvonne Chouteau (prelude). Opens with brief footage of the nocturne; ends with footage of a second man, Joseph Savino, dancing the mazurka.
  • Don Quixote pas de deux (ca. 2 min.) / choreography, Marius Petipa; danced by Maria Tallchief and Leon Danielian.
  • Madroños (ca. 4 min.) / choreography, Antonia Cobos; danced by Nina Novak, Leon Danielian, Tarry Demari, Salvador Juarez, others.
  • Le beau Danube (ca. 3 min.) / choreography, Leonide Massine; mazurka danced by Yvonne Chouteau (daughter) and Frederic Franklin (hussar), waltz danced by Irina Borowska (street dancer) and Franklin; Dorothy Daniels and Yvonne Craig also appear in this footage.
  • Pas de quatre (ca. 5 min.) / choreography, Anton Dolin; danced by Gertrude Tyven (Grisi), Nina Novak (Taglioni), Irina Borowska (Grahn), Yvonne Chouteau (Cerrito).
  • The nutcracker. Act II, Russian dance (ca. 30 sec.) / choreography, Alexandra Fedorova-Fokine after Ivanov; danced by Eugene Slavin with male ensemble including Glenn Olson.
  • Black swan pas de deux (ca. 2 min.) / choreography, Marius Petipa; danced by Alicia Alonso and Igor Youskevitch. Includes excerpts from the adagio, male variation, and coda, including Alonso's fouettés. Brief footage of Nina Novak and Frederic Franklin at end.
  • Ballet imperial (ca. 1 min.) / choreography, George Balanchine; danced by Gertrude Tyven, Eugene Slavin, others.
  • Giselle (ca. 2 min.) / choreography, after Coralli and Perrot; danced by Alicia Alonso (Giselle), Igor Youskevitch (Albrecht), others.
  • Schéhérazade (ca. 30 sec.) / choreography, Michel Fokine; danced by Miguel Terekhov (Shah), possibly with Irina Borowska or Margery Beddows (Zobeide), others.
  • Don Quixote pas de deux (ca. 2 min.) / choreography, Marius Petipa; danced by Alicia Alonso and Frederic Franklin. Includes adagio, end of female variation, coda.
  • Swan lake (ca. 1 min.) / choreography, after Ivanov; danced by Igor Youskevitch (Siegfried), others.
  • [Theater marquee, Elmira, N.Y. (?), followed by very dark footage of the Bluebird pas de deux and Gaité parisienne] (ca. 2 min., col.) / filmed ca. 1953; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo Concert Company. During the 1952/1953 and 1953/1954 seasons, the company toured with a single bill consisting of Swan lake, Act II; Cirque de deux; the Bluebird pas de deux; and Gaité parisienne (see also segments below).
  • Swan lake. Act II (ca. 1 min.) / filmed ca. 1953; choreography, after Ivanov; danced by Anna Istomina (Odette), others. Includes excerpts from the four cygnets' dance, Odette's variation, and a dance by Odette and the ensemble of swans.
  • Bluebird pas de deux (ca. 1 min.) / filmed ca. 1953; choreography, Marius Petipa; danced by Moscelyne Larkin and Roman Jasinski.
  • Cirque de deux (ca. 30 sec.) / filmed ca. 1953; choreography, Ruthanna Boris; danced by Anna Istomina and others.
  • Gaité parisienne. Waltz (ca. 1 min.) / filmed ca. 1953; choreography, Leonide Massine; danced by Moscelyne Larkin (glove seller) and Roman Jasinski (baron).
  • Don Quixote pas de deux (ca. 4 min.) / choreography, Marius Petipa; danced by Nina Novak and Victor Moreno. This segment combines footage from two shoots, and there is some repetition of choreography.
  • Gaité parisienne (ca. 2 min.) / filmed ca. 1953; choreography, Leonide Massine; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo Concert Company: Joseph Busheme, Christine Hennessy, Diana Coon, Joanna Crist, Alice Aycock, Victor Moreno (the Peruvian).
  • Pas de quatre (ca. 30 sec.) / choreography, Anton Dolin; dancers not identified.
  • La dame à la licorne (ca. 4 min.) / filmed ca. 1955; choreography, Heinz Rosen; danced by Nina Novak (the unicorn), Frederic Franklin/Igor Youskevitch (the knight), Irina Borowska (the lady), Miguel Terekhov, others.
  • Pas de quatre (ca. 1 min.) / choreography, Anton Dolin; dancers not identified.
  • Coppélia. Act III, pas de deux of Swanhilda and Frantz (ca. 1 min.) / choreography, Nikolai Sergeev after Cecchetti, Ivanov and Petipa; dancers not identified, possibly Nina Novak and Frederic Franklin.
  • In addition to the ballets listed on data sheet, the tape also contains, beginning at 58 min., footage of a visit to a fur farm, a performance of an unidentified ballet in an outdoor theater, and a social gathering.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6701
Title
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo [videorecording]
Imprint
1953-1955.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Filmed in performance, various locations and dates; film documentation, Glenn Olson.
Performer
Danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Summary
Performance excerpts from various ballets, mostly very brief.
Added Author
Tallchief, Maria, dancer.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, dancer.
Terekhov, Miguel, dancer.
Slavin, Eugene, dancer.
Schaffenburg, Fernando, dancer.
Novak, Nina, dancer.
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997, dancer.
Seven, Sally, dancer.
Roget, Raul, dancer.
Chouteau, Yvonne, dancer.
Borowska, Irina, dancer.
Howard, Alan, 1930- dancer.
Moreno, Víctor, dancer.
Lamont, Deni, dancer.
Tyven, Gertrude, -1966, dancer.
Savino, Joseph, dancer.
Demari, Tarry, dancer.
Juárez, Salvador, dancer.
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019, dancer.
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994, dancer.
Istomina, Anna, 1925- dancer.
Larkin, Moscelyne, dancer.
Jasinski, Roman, 1912-1991, dancer.
Hennessy, Christine, dancer.
Aycock, Alice, dancer.
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901, choreographer.
Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigor'evich, 1876-1951, choreographer.
Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979, choreographer.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Cobos, Antonia, choreographer.
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983, choreographer.
Fedorova, Alexandra, 1884-1972, choreographer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Boris, Ruthanna, choreographer.
Rosen, Heinz, choreographer.
Olson, Glenn.
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, performer.
Added Title
Swan lake (Choreographic work : after Ivanov)
Coppélia (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Cecchetti, Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Harold in Italy (Choreographic work : Massine)
Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Petipa, M) Pas de deux.
Madroños (Choreographic work : Cobos)
Beau Danube (Choreographic work : Massine)
Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Dolin)
Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Fedorova-Fokine after Ivanov)
Swan lake (Choreographic work). Black swan pas de deux.
Ballet imperial (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Giselle (Choreographic work : after Coralli and Perrot)
Schéhérazade (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Petipa, M). Bluebird pas de deux.
Cirque de deux (Choreographic work : Boris)
Lady and the unicorn (Choreographic work : Rosen)
Gift of Marc Austen.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6701
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