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The Royal Ballet in Sylvia at rehearsal

Title
The Royal Ballet in Sylvia [electronic resource] : at rehearsal / choreography by Frederick Ashton ; music by Leo Delibes ; scenery and costumes by Robin and Christopher Ironside ; performed by The Royal Ballet.
Publication
[1963]

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Description
3 streaming video files (NTSC) (88 min.) : sd., b&w
Uniform Title
Sylvia (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Alternative Title
Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Sylvia
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • British Film Institute's Film & TV database lists the title as: The Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Sylvia.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Photography by Film Service of Edmée Wood.
Performer (note)
  • Doreen Wells (Sylvia), Christopher Gable (Aminta), Bryan Ashbridge (Orion), Gary Sherwood (Eros).
Event (note)
  • Filmed in rehearsal with costumes in 1963.
Funding (note)
  • Transferred to video and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
System Details (note)
  • Streaming video, transferred from 16mm film via Digital Betacam cassettes.
Contents
  • Reel 1. Act I: A sacred wood (36 min.) / cast, Phyllis Spira, Jacqueline Williams, Brenda Last (naiads) ; Hilary Debden, Judith Maden, Alfreda Thorogood (dryads) ; Ronald Emblen, John Sale, Johaar Mosaval, Michael Coleman, Terry Westmoreland, Alan Alder (fauns) ; Elizabeth Anderton, Gillian Orpin, Jennifer Layland, Carole Needham, Deidre O'Connaire, Yvonne Saunders, Helen Starr, Elaine Thomas (the hunt) ; artists of the Royal Ballet (cortege rustique).
  • Reel 2. Act II: Orion's groteau (17 min.) / cast, Ronald Emblen, John Sale (slaves) ; Phyllis Spira, Jacqueline Williams (concubines).
  • Reel 3. Act III: Near a temple of Diana by a seashore (34 min.) / Richard Farley (Apollo) ; Alexander Bennett (Jaeson) ; Shirley Grahame (Ceres) ; Deidre O'Connaire (Persephone) ; Elizabeth Anderton (Diana) ; Alan Beale (Pluto) ; Judith Maden, Ronald Emblen (goats) ; the muses: Jennifer Layland (the dance), Carole Needham (tradedy), Gloria Bluemel (comedy), Gillian Orpin (history), Elaine Thomas (epic poetry), Sheila Humphreys (lyric poetry), Jacqueline Williams (erotic poetry), Yvonne Saunders (sublime hymns), Helen Starr (astronomy) ; and artists of the Royal Ballet.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1746
OCLC
320778629
Title
The Royal Ballet in Sylvia [electronic resource] : at rehearsal / choreography by Frederick Ashton ; music by Leo Delibes ; scenery and costumes by Robin and Christopher Ironside ; performed by The Royal Ballet.
Imprint
[1963]
System Details
Streaming video, transferred from 16mm film via Digital Betacam cassettes.
Cast
Doreen Wells (Sylvia), Christopher Gable (Aminta), Bryan Ashbridge (Orion), Gary Sherwood (Eros).
Credits
Photography by Film Service of Edmée Wood.
Event
Filmed in rehearsal with costumes in 1963.
Funding
Transferred to video and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIDVD 5-4884
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Added Author
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Sylvia.
Ironside, Robin. Set designer
Ironside, Robin. Costume designer
Ironside, Christopher. Set designer
Ironside, Christopher. Costume designer
Wood, Edmée. Cinematographer
Wells, Doreen, dancer.
Gable, Christopher, dancer.
Ashbridge, Bryan, 1926- dancer.
Sherwood, Gary, dancer.
Royal Ballet.
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation. Funder
Other Title
Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Sylvia
Added Title
Sylvia (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 1746
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