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Stravinsky staged [videorecording]

Title
Stravinsky staged [videorecording] / BBC-TV ; Royal Ballet ; directed for television by Ross MacGibbon ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Publication
2002.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, PAL) (82 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Films Association.
Uniform Title
  • Firebird (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Alternative Title
Royal Ballet in Stravinsky staged The firebird, Les noces.
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 FHA.
  • Time code at upper left.
  • Title from original container.
  • For a commercially-released version of this footage, with credits and supplementary material, see: *MGZIDVD 5-31 The firebird and Les noces.
  • Title on brochure of Dance on Camera Festival 2003: The Royal Ballet in Stravinsky staged: The firebird, Les noces.
Credits (note)
  • Stage lighting, John B. Read; executive producer for the BBC, Bob Lockyer.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by BBC 2 on January 26, 2002, in live relay from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London.
Contents
  • The firebird (ca. 52 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine, originally staged by Sergey Grigoriev and Lubov Tchernicheva; design, Natalia Gontcharova; danced by Leanne Benjamin (the Firebird), Jonathan Cope (Ivan Tsarevich), Genesia Rosato (the beautiful Tsarevna), David Drew (the immortal Kostchei), and others.
  • Les noces (The wedding) (ca. 30 min.) / choreography, Bronislava Nijinska, staged by Christopher Newton; words, Igor Stravinsky; scenery and costumes, Natalia Gontcharova; danced by Zenaida Yanowsky (the Bride); David Pickering (the Bridegroom); Sandra Conley, Romayne Grigorova, Luke Heydon, Christopher Saunders (the parents); Nicola Tranah, Yohei Sasaki, Gillian Revie, Jaimie Tapper, Hubert Essakow, Jonathan Howells, and others (friends and villagers); solo singers, Susannah Glanville, Elizabeth Sikora, Peter Auty, David Thomas; solo pianists, Philip Gammon, John Constable, David Owen Norris, Andrew Ball; with the Royal Opera Chorus, chorus director, Terry Edwards; conducted by John Carewe.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7109
Title
Stravinsky staged [videorecording] / BBC-TV ; Royal Ballet ; directed for television by Ross MacGibbon ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Imprint
2002.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.
Event
Telecast by BBC 2 on January 26, 2002, in live relay from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London.
Credits
Stage lighting, John B. Read; executive producer for the BBC, Bob Lockyer.
Performer
Danced by the Royal Ballet.
Music played by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conducted by John Carewe.
Summary
Entrant in the Dance Films Association's 31st annual Dance on Camera Festival 2003. Dance footage only from a telecast titled Stravinsky staged. The complete program also included interviews and commentaries by the host, Deborah Bull.
Added Author
MacGibbon, Ross. Director
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Composer
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972, choreographer.
Newton, Christopher, 1936 June 24- Restager
Goncharova, Natali︠i︡a Sergeevna, 1881-1962. Designer. Costume designer
Read, John B. Designer
Lockyer, Bob. Producer
Carewe, John. Conductor
Benjamin, Leanne, 1964- dancer.
Cope, Jonathan, dancer.
Rosato, Genesia, dancer.
Drew, David, 1938- dancer.
Yanowsky, Zenaida, dancer.
Pickering, David, dancer.
Conley, Sandra, dancer.
Grigorova, Romayne, dancer.
Heydon, Luke, dancer.
Saunders, Christopher Thomas, dancer.
Tranah, Nicola, dancer.
Sasaki, Yohei, dancer.
Revie, Gillian, dancer.
Tapper, Jaimie, dancer.
Essakow, Hubert, dancer.
Howells, Jonathan, dancer.
Royal Ballet.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Chorus.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Dance Films Association.
Dance on Camera Film Festival.
Added Title
Royal Ballet in Stravinsky staged [videorecording] : The firebird, Les noces.
Firebird (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Gift of Dance Films Association.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7109
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