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The Royal Swedish Ballet in Swan Lake [videorecording]

Title
The Royal Swedish Ballet in Swan Lake [videorecording] / choreography, Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Peter Wright ; music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; a BBC & SVT co-production.
Publication
Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, c2002.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (163 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Wright after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Alternative Title
Swan Lake
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Ballet in four acts.
  • Extra features: 'The tale of Swan Lake', an illustrated synopsis; 'Love transcends death', an interview with choreographer Sir Peter Wright; 'Back to the original', an interview with the director of the Royal Swedish Ballet, Petter Jacobsson; 'A beautiful way of moving', an interview with the principal dancers, Nathalia Nordquist and Anders Nordström; 'Notable productions of Swan Lake', an overview of all historic productions from 1877.
Credits (note)
  • Set & costume design, Philip Prowse ; staging, Peter Wright with Galina Samsova ; artistic director, Petter Jacobsson ; lighting designer, Martin Säfström.
Event (note)
  • Filmed at the Royal Swedish Opera House, May 24, 2002.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; Dolby Digital surround sound.
Contents
Act I (ca. 29 min.) -- Act II (ca. 32 min.) -- Act III (ca. 45 min.) -- Act IV (ca. 19 min.) -- Extras (ca. 32 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4452
OCLC
54453398
Title
The Royal Swedish Ballet in Swan Lake [videorecording] / choreography, Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Peter Wright ; music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; a BBC & SVT co-production.
Imprint
Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, c2002.
Edition
Widescreen ed.
System Details
DVD; Dolby Digital surround sound.
Performer
Nathalie Nordquist (Odette/Odile) ; Anders Nordström (Prince Siegfried) ; Marketta Kaila (Queen) ; Christian Rambe (Baron von Rothbart) ; Johannes Öhman (Benno) ; Magdelena Irigoyen, Alexandra Kastrinos (courtesans) ; Karin Forslind, Hedda Staver-Cooke (lead swans) ; Eva Nissen (Hungarian princess) ; Karin Forslind (Polish princess) ; Jenny Nilson (Italian princess) ; students of the Swedish Ballet School.
Music played by Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra ; Michel Quéval, conductor.
Credits
Set & costume design, Philip Prowse ; staging, Peter Wright with Galina Samsova ; artistic director, Petter Jacobsson ; lighting designer, Martin Säfström.
Event
Filmed at the Royal Swedish Opera House, May 24, 2002.
Summary
Prince Siegfried sees a swan on the lake who turns into the enchanted princess Odette. She can only be saved by the true love of another. This the Prince promises her, but he is tricked by a wicked magician who disguises his daughter as the swan-maiden. Siegfried and his love leap to their death thus destroying the evil power of the magician.
Local Note
Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German (25 p. : ill.) see: *MGZIDVD 5-4452 [Notes].
Added Author
Nordquist, Nathalie, dancer.
Nordquist, Nathalie. Interviewee
Nordström, Anders, dancer.
Nordström, Anders. Interviewee
Kaila, Marketta, dancer.
Rambe, Christian, dancer.
Ohman, Johannes, dancer.
Quéval, Michel. Conductor
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901, choreographer.
Wright, Peter, 1926- choreographer.
Wright, Peter, 1926- Interviewee
Wright, Peter, 1926- Restager
Prowse, Philip. Set designer
Prowse, Philip. Costume designer
Säfström, Martin. Lighting designer
Jacobsson, Petter. Interviewee
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Lebedinoe ozero.
Kungliga Baletten (Stockholm, Sweden)
Kungliga Hovkapellet.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Sveriges television.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Added Title
Swan Lake
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Wright after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Publisher No.
OA 0866 D Opus Arte
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4452 Note on file
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