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Title
  • Ashton at 100 : Fred's Steps / producer, Andy King-Dabbs ; a BBC Production in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Publication
London : BBC, c2004.

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Disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-7848 Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 videodiscs (182 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance films.
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Documentary films.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Television specials.
  • Video.
Note
  • Widescreen.
  • First aired on Saturday December 11, 2004 on BBC 4. -- Notes, www.balletalert.invisionzone.com.
Source (note)
  • donated by David Vaughan,
Contents
  • Disc 1 (122 min.). Scènes de ballet (1948) (26 min.) / music, Igor Stravinsky ; design, Andre Beaurepaire ; dancers, Miyako Yoshida and Ivan Putrov with Royal Ballet -- Awakening Pas de Deuz (1968) (11 min.) / music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; dancers, Darcey Bussell and Jonathan Cope -- Thaïs Pas de Deux (1971) (approximately 10 min.) / music, Jules Massenet ; dancers, Mara Galeazzi and Thiago Soares -- Devil's Holiday Variation (1939) (6 min.) / revived by Frederic Franklin ; music, Vincenzo Tommasini after Paganini ; dancer, Viacheslav Samodurov -- Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan (1975) (12 min.) / staged and coached by Lynn Seymour ; music, Johannes Brahms ; pianist, Philip Gammon ; dancer, Tamara Rojo -- Devil's Holiday (Pas de Deux) (1939) (4 min.) / music, Vincenzo Tommasini after Paganini ; dancers, Laura Morera and Ricardo Cervera -- Frederick Ashton after his retirement until his death (3 min.) -- Voices of Spring (1977) (7 min.) / music, Johann Strauss II ; dancers, Leanne Benjamin and Carlos Acosta -- Daphnis and Chloe (beginning) (1951) (43 min.) / music, Maurice Ravel ; music played by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; music sung by the Chorus of the Royal Opera House ; dancers, Alina Cojocaru (Chloe) and Federico Bonelli (Daphnis) with Marianela Nunez, Thiago Soares, and the Royal Ballet.
  • Disc 2 (60 min.). Daphnis and Chloe (1951) / music, Maurice Ravel ; music played by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; music sung by the Chorus of the Royal Opera House ; dancers, Alina Cojocaru (Chloe) and Federico Bonelli (Daphnis) with Marianela Nunez, Thiago Soares, and the Royal Ballet.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-7848
OCLC
936178480
Title
Ashton at 100 : Fred's Steps / producer, Andy King-Dabbs ; a BBC Production in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Imprint
London : BBC, c2004.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Performer
Host, Deborah Bull ; speakers, Monica Mason (director of The Royal Ballet), Margot Fonteyn (speaking in 1988), Jonathan Cope (principal dancer, The Royal Ballet), Darcey Bussell (principal dancer, The Royal Ballet), Lesley Collier (Royal Ballet dancer: 1965-1995), Antoinette Sibley (Royal Ballet dancer: 1956-1988), Anthony Dowell (Royal Ballet dancer: 1959-1986), Frederick Ashton (choreographer, artistic director of Royal Ballet), Frederic Franklin (dancer and choreographer), Julie Kavanagh (biographer), Merle Park (Royal Ballet Dancer: 1954-1987), John Craxton (painter, set designer).
Danced by The Royal Ballet.
Event
Videotaped during rehearsals and performances at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 2007.
Summary
Program includes rehearsals and background information leading up to performance of each choreographic work.
Added Author
King-Dabbs, Andy, producer.
Bull, Deborah (Deborah C.), host.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, speaker.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, honouree.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Scènes de ballet.
Beaurepaire, André, set designer.
Bussell, Darcey, dancer.
Bussell, Darcey, speaker.
Cope, Jonathan, 1963- dancer.
Cope, Jonathan, 1963- speaker.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Spi︠a︡shchai︠a︡ krasavit︠s︡a.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Thaïs.
Galeazzi, Mara, dancer.
Soares, Thiago, dancer.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, teacher.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, speaker.
Tommasini, Vincenzo, 1878-1950, composer.
Samodurov, Viacheslav, dancer.
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- teacher.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Waltzes, piano, 4 hands, op. 39.
Gammon, Philip, performer.
Rojo, Tamara, dancer.
Morera, Laura, dancer.
Cervera, Ricardo, dancer.
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Frühlingsstimmen.
Benjamin, Leanne, 1964- dancer.
Acosta, Carlos, 1973- dancer.
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937. Daphnis et Chloé.
Cojocaru, Alina, dancer.
Bonelli, Federico, dancer.
Yoshida, Miyako, dancer.
Putrov, Ivan, dancer.
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, speaker.
Mason, Monica, speaker.
Collier, Lesley, speaker.
Sibley, Antoinette, speaker.
Dowell, Anthony, speaker.
Kavanagh, Julie, 1952- speaker.
Park, Merle, speaker.
Craxton, John, speaner.
Royal Ballet, dancer.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, presenter.
Royal Opera House (London, England), presenter.
Vaughan, David, 1924- donor.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-7848
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