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Title Ballet favourites / NVC Arts.

Publication Info. West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur [distributor], [2000?]


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 792.842 BAL    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD 792.8 BA    Check Shelf
Edition Newly revised version, full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Warner classics
Warner classics.
System Details DVD; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0, NTSC.
Note Title from container.
Performer Dancers: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Darcey Bussell, Lesley Collier, Jonathan Cope, Anthony Dowell, Wayne Eagling, Alessandra Ferri, Cynthia Harvey, Irina Kolpakova, Galina Mezentseva, Brian Shaw, Tatyana Terekhova, Konstantin Zaklinsky.
Note Originally produced in 1998.
Features productions of the Royal Ballet, the Kirov Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre.
Event Videodisc release of several ballet productions filmed around the world.
Audience Not rated.
Contents Clog dance and Maypole dance from La fille mal gardée / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, Ferdinand Hérold ; performed by the Royal Ballet, featuring Brian Shaw -- Variations and Grand pas de deux from The nutcracker / choreography, Lev Ivanov, Peter Wright ; music, P.I. Tchaikovsky ; performed by the Royal Ballet, featuring Lesley Collier and Anthony Dowell -- Mad scene and Myrtha and the Wilis from Giselle / choreography, Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot ; music, Adolphe Adam ; performed by the Kirov Ballet, featuring Galina Mezentseva and Konstantin Zaklinsky -- Garland waltz and Rose adagio from The sleeping beauty / choreography, Marius Petipa ; music, P.I. Tchaikovsky ; performed by the Kirov Ballet, featuring Irina Kolpakova -- Dance of the knights and Juliet's bedroom pas de deux from Romeo and Juliet / choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Sergei Prokofiev ; performed by the Royal Ballet; featuring Alessandra Ferri and Wayne Eagling -- Kingdom of the shades from La bayadère / choreography, Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa ; music, Ludwig Minkus ; featuring Paris Opera Ballet corps de ballet -- Act III pas de deux from The prince of the pagodas / choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Benjamin Britten ; performed by the Royal Ballet, featuring Darcey Bussell and Jonathan Cope -- Act I from Don Quixote / choreography, Mikhail Baryshnikov after Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky ; music, Ludwig Minkus ; featuring Cynthia Harvey (Kitri), Mikhail Baryshnikov (Basil) and Richard Schafer (Don Quixote), Brian Adams (Sancho Panza), Victor Barbee (Gamache), Frank Smith (Lorenzo), Patrick Bissell (Espada).
Summary This compilation showcases the talent of many of the greatest dancers of recent years, filmed at the world's leading venue and features many stunning ballet sequences.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Ballets -- Excerpts.
Ballet programs.
Genre/Form Ballet films.
Added Author Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988. Choreographer.
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901. Choreographer.
Coralli, Jean, 1779-1854. Choreographer.
Perrot, Jules, 1810-1892. Choreographer.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910. Choreographer.
MacMillan, Kenneth. Choreographer.
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993. Choreographer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- Choreographer.
Hérold, Ferdinand, 1791-1833. Composer.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer.
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856. Composer.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Composer.
Minkus, L., 1826-1917. Composer.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Composer.
Shaw, Brian, 1928-1992. Dancer.
Collier, Lesley. Dancer.
Dowell, Anthony. Dancer.
Mezent︠s︡eva, Galina. Dancer.
Zaklinskiĭ, Konstantin. Dancer.
Terekhova, Tatʹi︠a︡na. Dancer.
Kolpakova, Irina Aleksandrovna, 1933- Dancer.
Ferri, Alessandra, 1963- Dancer.
Eagling, Wayne. Dancer.
Bussell, Darcey. Dancer.
Cope, Jonathan, 1963- Dancer.
Harvey, Cynthia, 1957- Dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- Dancer.
NVC Arts (Firm)
Kultur International Films.
Royal Ballet.
Mariinskiĭ teatr (1991- )
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
American Ballet Theatre.
Coralli, Jean, 1779-1854. Giselle
Note Title on disc surface and container: Ballet favorites
Added Title Swan Lake (Choreographic work: Petipa and Ivanov)
Fille mal gardée (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Ivanov)
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Petipa)
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Bayadère (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Prince of the pagodas (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Baryshnikov after Gorski and Petipa, M)
ISBN 9780769791289
Standard No. 032031474796
Music No. D4747 Kultur
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