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A midsummer night's dream [videorecording]

Title
A midsummer night's dream [videorecording] / choreography, George Balanchine ; directed and staged by Francia Russell ; a playback HD/BBC Worldwide Ltd production in association with BBC Television and Opus Arte Media Productions BV.
Publication
Hilversum, the Netherlands : Opus Arte Media Productions BV, c2000.

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Description
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Filmed ballets.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Televised ballets.
Note
  • Dolby digital 5.0 sound, stereo.
  • Side 1 PAL ; Side 2 NTSC.
  • Program notes in English in container.
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Credits (note)
  • Music, Felix Mendelssohn.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, Feb. 1999.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Language (note)
  • Vocal selections in English.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4975
LCCN
809478000006
Title
A midsummer night's dream [videorecording] / choreography, George Balanchine ; directed and staged by Francia Russell ; a playback HD/BBC Worldwide Ltd production in association with BBC Television and Opus Arte Media Productions BV.
Imprint
Hilversum, the Netherlands : Opus Arte Media Productions BV, c2000.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
System Details
DVD.
Performer
Pacific Northwest Ballet ; BBC Concert Orchestra, Stewart Kershaw, conductor ; various dancers ; Libby Crabtree, soprano ; Judith Harris, mezzo-soprano.
Credits
Music, Felix Mendelssohn.
Event
Recorded live at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, Feb. 1999.
Summary
Televised performance of George Balanchine's ballet of A Midsummer Night's Dream recorded live at the Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, February 1999. Based on the play by William Shakespeare and featuring the music of Felix Mendelssohn.
Language
Vocal selections in English.
Added Author
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Russell, Francia, director.
Barker, Patricia, active 1988, dancer.
Gibson, Paul, dancer.
Belliston, Seth, dancer.
Apple, Lisa, dancer.
Tobiason, Julie, dancer.
Yearsley, Ross, dancer.
Stanton, Jeffrey, dancer.
Lallone, Ariana, dancer.
Bold, Atkhurel, dancer.
Nakamura, Kaori, dancer.
Newton, Charles, dancer.
Lynch, Timothy, dancer.
Crabtree, Libby, singer.
Harris, Judith, singer.
Kershaw, Stewart, conductor.
Based on (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream.
Container of (work): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Sommernachtstraum. Selections.
Container of (work): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Heimkehr aus der Fremde. Selections.
Container of (work): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Erste Walpurgisnacht. Selections.
Container of (work): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Athalia. Selections.
Container of (work): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Märchen von der schönen Melusine. Selections.
Container of (work): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Sinfonia, string orchestra, no. 9, 1823, C major. Selections.
Pacific Northwest Ballet, performer.
BBC Concert Orchestra, performer.
BBC Worldwide Ltd., production company.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, production company.
Opus Arte Media Productions BV, publisher.
Added Title
Container of (work): Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Other Standard Identifier
809478000006
Publisher No.
OA 0810D Opus Arte
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4975 Notes on file
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