Ballet Dance Videos Collection

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    Ballets

    See also: Dance Instruction: Ballet

     

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    The Adolescence of ballet.
    [U.S. : Hal Bergsohn Associates], c1993.
    1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
    PERFORMERS: Charles Flemming, Gail Chodera.
    SUMMARY: A discussion and history of the transformation of court dance to ballet in the Renaissance, tracing its history from its Greek predecessors through its development in the life of the French, Italian, and English courts in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to its culmination in the masques of seventeenth century England. Includes stills of reproductions from the Renaissance and modern danced reconstructions of a pavane and galliard.
    [VIDEOTAPE 02201]

    Art of the classical Pas de Deux : as performed live at the Los Angeles International Ballet Festival.
    New York : Video Arts International, c1986.
    1 videocassette (VHS) (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
    PERFORMERS: John Clifford.
    SUMMARY: Live taped performance of selections from La Sylphide, Don Quixote, Le Corsaire, Blue Bird, Flower Festival at Genzano, and The Sleeping Beauty.
    [VIDEOTAPE 02434]

     

      B

      The Balanchine celebration.
      New York, NY : Nonesuch Records : Distributed by WarnerVision Entertainment, c1996-
      2 videocassettes (86 min. ea.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 2 booklets. VHS, stereo.
      SUMMARY: Celebration of Balanchine choreographies presented by the New York City Ballet.
      CONTENTS: Part one. Apollo selections -- Scherzo a la Russe complete / music by Igor Stravinsky -- Square dance selection / music by Arcangelo Corelli -- Theme and variations selections / music by Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky -- Union Jack selections / music by Hershy Kay -- Vienna waltzes: Rosenkavalier / music by Richard Strauss -- Walpurgisnacht ballet selections / music by Charles Francois Gounod.
      Part two. Agon selections / music by Igor Stravinsky -- Stars and stripes selections / music by John Philip Sousa -- Western symphony selection / music by Hershy Kay -- Who cares? selections / music by George Gershwin.
      [VIDEOTAPE 03284]

      The Ballerinas .
      W. Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, c1985.
      1 videocassette (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
      PERFORMERS: Peter Ustinov, Carla Fracci with Vladimir Vassiliev, Richard Cragun, Charles Jude, Peter Schaufuss, Michael Denard, Stephen Jeffries, Jose Antonio and others.
      Music recording by the Polish Radio National Orchestra of Katowice.
      SUMMARY: A two-part ballet-drama that features Peter Ustinov and Carla Fracci in a series of dramatic vignettes highlighted with excerpts from classic ballets. Ustinov portrays Theophile Gautier in part I and Sergei Diaghilev in part II. Fracci acts and dances the roles of Marie Taglioni, Fanny Grisi, Emma Livry, Giuseppina Bozzacchi, Carlotta Brianza, Matilde Kschessinska, Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina, and Olga Spessitzeva.
      CONTENTS: Part I. La Sylphide (1832) -- La Cachucha (1836) -- Giselle (1841) -- Le Papillon (1860) -- Coppelia (1870). Part II. Sleeping Beauty (1890) -- Esmeralda (1907) -- Les Sylphides (1909) -- La Farrucha (1919) --Sleeping Beauty (Rosa Adagio) (1921)
      [VIDEOTAPE 02134]

      Black Tights : From The Ballets Of Roland Petit.
      [Tulsa, OK] : VCI Home Video [distributor], c1997.
      1 videocassette (131 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
      PERFORMERS:Moira Shearer, Cyd Charisse, Zizi Jeanmaire.
      Introduced by Maurice Chevalier.
      SUMMARY: Presents four ballets choreographed by Roland Petit. Includes Petit's version of Carmen.
      [VIDEOTAPE 04345]

       

        C

        Chaconne : Prodigal son.
        New York : Educational Broadcasting : Distributed by Nonesuch Records, 1995, c1978.
        1 videocassette (ca. 57 min.) : cd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
        PERFORMERS: New York City Ballet.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02808]

        Cinderella .
        New York : Elektra Entertainment, c1987.
        1 videocassette (125 min.) : sd., col., stereo. ; 1/2 in. VHS
        NOTES: Ballet in 3 acts from the story by Perrault.Music by Sergei Prokofiev ; choreography by Rudolf Nureyev.
        PERFORMERS: Paris National Opera Ballet ; Orchestre National de l'Opera de Paris ; conductor, Michael Queval.
        SUMMARY: The Paris Opera Ballet version of the story of a young girl who dreams of someday escaping her life of drudgery.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02692]

        Coppelia .
        Sea Bright, N.J. : Kultur, [1980]
        1 videocassette (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
        PERFORMERS: Fernando Bujones, with supporting soloists ; Ballets de San Juan.
        SUMMARY: Based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's Der Sandmann, the ballet combines the romance between Swanilda and Franz with the story of the dollmaker Coppelius, whose desire is to create a doll with a soul.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01937]

        Coppelia.
        [S.l.] : RM Arts [publisher] ; West Long Branch, NJ : Distributed by Kultur International Films, 1994.
        1 videocassette (65 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
        SUMMARY: The story of Coppelia concerns a young man's passion for a beautiful girl who turns out to be a mechanical doll. Maguy Marin's interpretation of Arthur Saint-Leon's original includes a modern, run-down, urban setting.
        NOTES:Choreography, Maguy Marin ; music, Leo Delibes ; director, Yorgos Loukos ; set design, Renaud Gaulo ; costumes, Montserrat Casanova ; produced and directed by Thomas Grimm.
        PERFORMERS: Dancers : Nerses Boyadjian, Francoise Joullie, Josu Zabala, Maria Bown, and the dancers of Lyon National Opera Ballet.
        [VIDEOTAPE 04357]

        Coppelia : ballet in two acts and three scenes.
        New York : Elektra Entertainment, c1994.
        1 videocassette (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 program guide. VHS hi-fi stereo.
        PERFORMERS: Irina Shapchits, Mikhail Zavialov, Petr Rusanov, Elvira Tarasova, with the corps and artists of the Kirov Ballet, Oleg Vinogradov, artistic director. Maryinsky Theatre Orchestra, Alexandre Viliumanis, conductor.
        NOTES:Music, Leo Delibes ; original libretto, Charles Nuitter and Arthur Saint-Leon ; choreographed and staged by Oleg Vinogradov.
        Based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffmann.
        SUMMARY:The Kirov Ballet in a new version of the ballet about two young lovers and their amusing encounter with the exquisite mechanical doll Coppelia.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02509]

        Le Corsaire.
        New York : Elektra Entertainment, c1993.
        1 videocassette (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet.
        PERFORMERS:Yevgeny Neff, Altynai Asylmuratova, Yelena Pankova, Konstantin Zaklinsky, Faroukh Ruzimatov, Gennady Babanin, Gennady Borchenko, Amelina Kashirino, Galina Zakrutkina ; Corps de Ballet of the Kirov Ballet.
        Kirov Theatre Orchestra ; Viktor Fedotov, conductor.
        [VIDEOTAPE 02378 tape & booklet]

        Creole Giselle.
        Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, c1988.
        1 videocassette (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
        PERFORMERS: Dance Theatre of Harlem.
        NOTES: Director, Thomas Grimm ; music, Adolphe Adam.
        SUMMARY: The Dance Theatre of Harlem presents its acclaimed interpretation of the ballet classic; this version is set in Louisiana, 1841.
        [VIDEOTAPE 01578]

         

          D

          Dance Theatre of Harlem.
          [S.l.] : Public Media Home Vision, 1989.
          1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
          CONTENTS: Fall River legend -- Troy game -- The Beloved -- John Henry.
          NOTES:Choreographers, Agnes de Mille, Robert North, Lester Horton, Arthur Mitchell.
          SUMMARY:Dazzling performances by the influential and creative all-black ballet company.
          [VIDEOTAPE 01271]

          Don Quixote : ballet in 3 acts with prologue.
          W. Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, c1992.
          1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS.
          PERFORMERS:Aleksandr Astafiev ; Evgeny Katusov ; Nina Ananiashvili ; State Perm Ballet ; Shinsei Nihon Symphony Orchestra ; Aleksandr Sotnikov, conductor.
          NOTES: Music by Leon Minkus ; original choreography by Aleksandr Gorsky, Malius [i.e., Marius] Petipa ; revised choreography by G. Ledjakh, T. Varlamova, N. Azarin-Messerer ; director, Shuji Fujii.
          SUMMARY:The Russian State Perm Ballet performs this tale of an old knight who dreams of chivalry and tilts at windmills.
          [VIDEOTAPE 02617]

          Don Quixote.
          [W. Long Branch, N.J.] : Kultur, [c1988]
          1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS, hi-fi, Dolby processed, stereo, mono-compatible.
          PERFORMERS:Principal cast: Tatyana Terekhova, Farouk Ruzimatov, Vladimir Ponomaryov and the Kirov Ballet Company.
          NOTES:Music, Ludwig Minkus; choreography, Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky.
          Based on the novel by Miguel de Cervantes.
          SUMMARY:Filmed live at the Kirov Theatre in Leningrad. Accompanied by the Orchestra of the Kirov Theatre. "One of the greatest large cast ballet productions ever recorded on film"
          NOTES:Music by Claude Debussy ; danced by Jeanne Solan, Karen Tims,Nils Christie, Eric McCullough; music, Leos Janacek ; [dancers] Roslyn Anderson ... [et al.] -- Torso /; music, Toru Takemitsu ; dancers, Sabine Kupferberg, Leigh Warren.
          [VIDEOTAPE 02791]

           

            E

            An Evening with ballet Rambert.
            [S.l.] : DR/RM Arts/Musikadelingen ; [S.l.] : Home Vision, [198-?
            1 videocassette (VHS) (98 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
            CONTENTS: Lonely town, lonely street -- Intimate pages -- Sergeant Early's dream.
            [VIDEOTAPE 02136]

            An Evening with Nederlands Dans Theater.
            Chicago, IL : Home Vision : Distributed worldwide by NVC Arts International, [1987?]
            1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + program booklet (7 p. ; 17 cm.)
            NOTES:Ballets recorded as separate productions for television, 1980- 1984, and originally released by RM Arts (?) under title: Four by Kylian.
            CONTENTS: Svadebka (Les Noces) / music, Igor Stravinsky ; danced by Joke Zijistra, Gerald Tibbs ... [et al.] -- La Cathedrale engloutie.
            [VIDEOTAPE 01559]

            An Evening with the Royal Ballet.
            Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [1989?], c1963.
            1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
            PERFORMERS: Royal Ballet, featuring Margot Fonteyn, Rudolph Nureyev and David Blair ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden ; John Lanchbery, conductor.
            [VIDEOTAPE 02619]

              F

              La Fille mal gardee.
              [S.l.] : Philips, [1989]
              1 videocassette (1 hr., 17 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide(4 p. ; 19 x 9 cm.) VHS Hi-fi stereo.
              PERFORMERS: Valentina Kozlova, Chris Jensen, Otto Ris, Werner Hennsler, Heinz Spoerli, Martin Schlapfer, Basler Ballett, played by the Wiener Symphoniker, conducted by John Lanchbery.
              [VIDEOTAPE 02029 & Guide]

              La Fille mal gardee.
              England : Philips, c1987.
              1 videodisc (78 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in. + program notes.
              PERFORMERS: Valentina Kozlova, Chris Jensen, Otto Ris, Werner Hennsler, Heinz Spoerli, Martin Schlapfer, Basler Ballett, played by the Wiener Symphoniker, conducted by John Lanchbery.
              SUMMARY: Lise, a farmer's daughter, manages to win the man she loves despite her mother's strong determination to marry her to a dimwitted wealthy suitor.

              Firestone Dances : Voice Of Firestone Classic Performances, 1962-1963.
              Fort Lee, N.J. : Video Artists International, [1995].
              1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. VHS.
              SUMMARY: "Through a special arrangement with New England Conservatory in Boston, VAI presents these rare live telecasts, not seen since their initial airings more than thirty years ago.
              CONTENTS:: Andalusian dances / Ballet Espanol Ximenes-Vargas 12/2/62 -- Variations after Degas / Maria Tallchief 10/14/62-- Caprice / Maria Tallchief and Oleg Tupine 4/14/63-- Caprice / Maria Tallchief and Oleg Tupine 4/14/63 -- Variation from The Sleeping beauty / Rudolf Nureyev 6/2/63 -- Variation from Gayne (Khachaturian) / Rudolf Nureyev 6/2/63-- Pas de deux from The Sleeping beauty / Kirsten Simone and Henning Kronstam 6/9/63-- Pas de deux / Jacques D'Ambroise and Melissa Hayden 12/16/62--Pas de deux from Don Quixote / Jacques D'Amboise and Melissa Hayden 3/10/63
              [VIDEOTAPE 04419]

              Footnotes-- the classics of ballet.
              West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur International Films, 1995
              3 videocassette (VHS)(240 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequence ; 1/2 in
              CONTENTS: video 1. Swan Lake. La Sylphide -- video 2. Romeo and Juliet. Giselle -- video 3. The Nutcracker. The Sleeping Beauty
              PERFORMERS: Host, Frank Augustyn ; ballerina, Kimberley Glasco.
              Performance excerpts danced by: the Bolshoi Ballet: Natalia Bessmertnova, Aleksandr Bogatyrev, Mikhail Lavrovsky, Yekaterina Maximova, Vladimir Vasiliev ; Paris Opera Ballet: Ghislaine Thesmar, Michael Denard ; Royal Ballet: Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev ; Kirov Ballet: Alla Sizova, Yuri Solovyov
              Interviewees: Dancers: Fernando Bujones, Anthony Dowell, Celia Franca, Cynthia Gregory, Evelyn Hart, Nikolaj Hubbe, Karen Kain,Irina Kolpakova, Natalia Makarova, Kevin McKenzie, Amanda McKerrow, Ivan Nagy, Mikko Nissinen, Marianne Tcherkassky, Veronica Tennant ; Other interviewees: Clive Barnes, Michael Crabb, Anna Kisselgoff
              [VIDEOTAPE 03238]

               

                G

                Gaite Parisienne.
                New York, N.Y. : Video Artists International, c1986.
                1 videocassette (VHS) (38 min.) : sd., b&w 1/2 in.
                NOTES: Choreography, Leonide Massine; Music, Jacques Offenbach.
                PERFORMERS: Alexandra Danilova, Frederic Franklin, Leon Danielian, and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
                SUMMARY:For ten years, Jessen followed the Ballet Russe around America filming Gaite Parisienne, whenever Danilova, Franklin, and Danielian were dancing the principal roles. He edited this film from thirty-second "takes" filmed in various locations in many different theatres.
                [VIDEOTAPE 02142]

                Galina Ulanova in Paul Czinner's The Bolshoi Ballet.
                New York, NY : Video Artists International, 1991.
                1 videocassette (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
                PERFORMERS: Featuring Galina Ulanova in Giselle with Nikolai Fadeyechev and The Dying Swan. Plus a Bolshoi highlights program featuring Raissa Struchova and others.
                MUSICIANS: The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra ; G. Rozhdestvensky and Y. Faier, conductors.
                CONTENTS:Dance of the Tartars, from The Fountain of Bakhchsarai / B. Asafiev -- Spanish dance, from Swan Lake / Tchaikovsky -- Polonaise and Cracovienne from Ivan Susanin / Glinka -- Walpurgisnacht, from Faust / Gounod -- Spring water / Rachmaninoff -- The Dying swan / Saint Saens -- Giselle, ballet in two acts / Adam.
                [VIDEOTAPE 01566]

                Giselle.
                Hollywood, Calif. : Bel Canto, 1989.
                1 videocassette (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS [NTSC]
                NOTES: Music, Adolphe Adam ; production director, David Blair.
                PERFORMERS: Conductor, John Lanchbery. American Ballet Theatre, Natalia Makarova, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Martin van Hamel.
                SUMMARY: A ballet with classical dancing by Makarova and Baryshnikov.
                [VIDEOTAPE 01676]

                Giselle: a ballet.
                [Baarn, The Netherlands] : Philips, p1988.
                1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in. + program notes.
                PERFORMERS: Carla Fracci, Giselle; Erik Bruhn, Albrecht; Bruce Marks, Hilarion; Toni Lander, Myrtha; American Ballet Theatre. Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin; John Lanchbery, conductor.

                Giselle : a romantic ballet in two acts.
                New York : Thorn EMI Video, c1983.
                1 videocassette (115 min.) : sd. (stereo), col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide. VHS Hi-Fi stereo.
                NOTES: Performed and recorded live at the Leningrad Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
                PERFORMERS:Galina Mezentseva, Konstantin Zaklinsky, Gennady Selyutsky, Tatyana Terekhova.
                SUMMARY:A simple peasant girl, who is driven from joy to madness and death through an unhappy love, becomes a ghost ordered to help destroy the man who betrayed her, and yet seeks to sustain him because of her undying love.
                [VIDEOTAPE 01675]

                 

                  H

                  Highlights of the second Leicester International Dance Festival.
                  Chur [Switzerland] ; New York : Harwood Academic Publishers, [ 1992]
                  1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
                  PERFORMERS: Dancers, the Cholmondeleys.
                  SUMMARY: Edited footage from Opera sportif, a ballet performed at the 2nd Leicester International Dance Festival on Apr. 5-6, 1991, Leicester, England. Performed on a gym floor before an audience. Features a sports motif. Besides the female dancers, the cast includes volunteer athletes from the community in their sports' uniforms, with choreography incorporating movements of their sports. With voice-over narration.
                  [VIDEOTAPE 02161]

                   

                    I

                    Ildfuglen = Firebird = Feuervogel.
                    [Chicago, Ill.]: Home Vision ; 1982.
                    1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (7 p.) VHS format.
                    PERFORMERS: Soloists, Mette Honningen, Torben Jeppesen, Lars Damsgaard ;members of the Royal Danish Ballet ; the Royal Danish Orchestra, conductor, Poul Jorgensen.
                    NOTES: Music by Igor Stravinsky.
                    SUMMARY: A ballet in which the Firebird, with the help of her lover, liberates herself from her family's strict bonds, while she becomes more and more human.
                    [VIDEOTAPE 02437]

                     

                      M

                      Mademoiselle Fifi.
                      Fort Lee, N.J. : Video Artists International, [c1993]
                      1 videocassette (18 min.) : b & w ; 1/2 in. VHS, hi-fi.
                      NOTES: Music, La Jarte; choreography, Zachary Zolov.
                      PERFORMERS:Alexandra Danilova, Roman Jasinsky, Michael Maude; Desire Defaux, conductor.
                      NOTES:Telecast live from CBC in Montreal on January 25, 1995, as a segment of L'Heure du Concert.
                      SUMMARY:The only existing record of the great prima ballerina Danilova in a complete performance. "...a charming piece of fluff that shows off Danilova's matchless personality and wit."
                      [VIDEOTAPE 04367]

                      The magic of the Bolshoi Ballet : past and present.
                      W. Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur International Films, Inc., 1987.
                      1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
                      PERFORMERS: Artists of the Bolshoi Ballet.
                      SUMMARY: Excerpts from ballets performed by the Bolshoi Ballet from the 1930's through 1980's, including Sleeping Beauty, Romeo & Juliet, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, and Giselle.
                      [VIDEOTAPE 02616]

                      The magic of the Kirov Ballet.
                      Long Branch, N. T. : Kultur, c 1988.
                      1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
                      PERFORMERS: Alisa Strogaya, Andrey Ostaltov, Tayana Terekhova, Farouk Ruzimatov, Irina Kolpakova, Yuri Solovyov, Irina Gensler, Galina Masentseva, Konstantine Zaklinsky, Olga Chenchikova, Marat Daukaev.
                      CONTENTS:La Bayedere -- Le Corsaire -- The Sleeping Beauty -- Raymonda --Swan Lake -- Paguita -- Don Quixote.
                      SUMMARY: A selection of highlights from the most famous ballets of the Kirovs classical repertorie.
                      [VIDEOTAPE 02386]

                      The Merry widow.
                      W. Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, c1983.
                      1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd. col. ; 1/2 in.
                      NOTES: Romantic ballet based on the Franz Lehar operetta.
                      PERFORMERS: Dancers, Patricia McBride, Peter Martins, Larry Long, Rebecca Wright, George de la Pena, Warren Conover, Elyse Borne, Lisa Hess; members of the New York City Ballet; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Ottavio de Rosa, conductor.
                      [VIDEOTAPE 02621]

                      Moiseyev Ballet .
                      West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur International Films, Ltd., 1994.
                      1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
                      NOTES: Artistic director/choreographer, Igor Moiseyev ; music director/ conductor, Anatoly Gus.
                      PERFORMERS: Moiseyev Ballet ; Moiseyev Symphony Orchestra.
                      CONTENTS: Summer (Russian dance suite) -- Dance of Kalmyk -- Polyanka (Russian youth dance) - The cunning makanu (Moldavian dance) --Malamba (Argentine dance) -- Two boys in a fight (Play in Nanai) -- Partisans -- The snowstorm -- Night on Bald mountain -- Gopak (Encore)
                      SUMMARY:Colorful costumes, breathtaking acrobatics and exciting Russian folk music and dance are all here in this new full-length performance by the Moiseyev Ballet.
                      [VIDEOTAPE 02830]

                       

                        N

                        Nuit blanche de la danse a Leningrad.
                        Paris : Alap Video/Gosteleradio ; distributed by Kultur International Films, Ltd., 1987.
                        1 videocassette (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS.
                        CONTENTS:Chopiniana (Kirov Ballet - Fokine) -- Rite of spring (Ballet of 20th Century - Bejart) -- Notre Faust (Kirov Ballet - Bejart) -- La fille mal gardee (Ballet of 20th Century - Vinogradov) --1830 (Kirov Ballet - Bejart) -- Conte Russe (Ballet of 20th Century - Bejart) -- Swan lake (Kirov Ballet - Ivanov/Petipa) - (Ballet of 20th Century - Bejart) -- Arepo (Ballet de L'Opera de Paris - Bejart) -- Le corsaire (Kirov Ballet - Petipa) -- Heliogabale (Kirov Ballet - Bejart) -- La bayadere (Kirov Ballet - Petipa) -- La soldat amoureux (Kirov/Ballet of 20th Century - Bejart)
                        [VIDEOTAPE 02433]

                        The Nutcracker.
                        Palisades Park, N.J. : Spectacor Video, c1989.
                        1 videocassette (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
                        NOTES:Artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, Yuri Grigorovich ; director for NHK, Motoko Sakaguchi ; music by Pyotor Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; scenario by Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa ; original choreography by Lev Ivanov ; revised choreography by Yuri Grigorovich.
                        PERFORMERS:Natalya Arkhipova, Irek Mukhamedov, Yuri Vetrov, Bolshoi Ballet. Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra conducted by Aleksandr Kopilov.
                        SUMMARY: Tchaikovsky's masterpiece recorded live at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
                        [VIDEOTAPE 01484]

                           

                          P

                          Paris dances Diaghilev
                          New York : Elektra Entertainment, c1992.
                          1 videocassette (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in + 1 guide ([13] p. VHS format.
                          PERFORMERS: Corps de Ballet of the Paris Opera Ballet ; Orchestra of the Paris Opera ; Michel Tabachnik, conductor.
                          CONTENTS: Petrouchka : comic ballet in four scenes / by Igor Stravinsky and Alexander Benois ; music by Igor Stravinsky ; based on the choreography and production of Michel Fokine -- La spectre de la rose / music by Carl Maria von Weber ; orchestrated by Hector Berlioz ; choreography by Michel Fokine -- L'apres-midi d'un faune / choreographic tableau by Vaslav Nijinsky ; music by Claude Debussy -- Noces : Russian wedding in four tableaux / words and music by Igor Stravinsky ; original choreography by Bronislava Nijinska
                          [VIDEOTAPE 02150]

                          Paris Opera Ballet : seven ballets.
                          New York, N.Y. : View Video [distributor], c1989.
                          1 videocassette (66 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
                          PERFORMERS: Dancers, Patrick Dupond, Noella Pontois, Sylvie Guilem.
                          NOTES: Choreographer, Norbert Schmucki; film director, Jean C. Henin.
                          SUMMARY: A collection of modern and classic ballets performed by the Paris Opera Ballet dancers.
                          CONTENTS:Escamillo -- Le Petit Pan -- Boubou -- Grand pas classique -- Rixe, St. Saens -- Une Femme -- Le Cygne blanc.
                          [VIDEOTAPE 02758]

                          Plisetskaya dances director, Vassili Katanyan.
                          [s.l.] : Corinth Films ; Long Branch, NJ : distributed by Kultur International Films, 1988.
                          1 videocassette (VHS) (70 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
                          CONTENTS: Includes scenes from Swan lake, Sleeping beauty, Spartacus, The little humpbacked horse, Raymonda, The stone flower, Romeo and Juliet, Don Quixote.
                          [VIDEOTAPE 02620]

                          A Portrait of Giselle .
                          Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, 1982?
                          1 videocassette (VHS) (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
                          SUMMARY: As host Sir Anton Dolin prepares New York City Ballet's Patricia McBride for the role of Giselle, he tells the plot of the ballet, gives the history of its performance, and lends insight into the technical and dramatic expertise required of its dancers. Presents footage of performances of, and interviews with, celebrated ballerinas who have danced the role of Giselle, including Carla Fracci, Natalia Makarova, and Olga Spessivtzeva.
                          [VIDEOTAPE 02380]

                             

                            R

                            Robert Schumann's "Davidsbundlertanze".
                            New York, NY : Nonesuch, [1995?]
                            1 videocassette (43 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide. VHS.
                            SUMMARY: 1981 performance of Balanchine's ballet, with music by Schumann.
                            PERFORMERS: Suzanne Farrell, Jacques D'Amboise, Peter Martins, Ib Anderson and the New York City Ballet.
                            NOTES:Choreography, George Balanchine; music, Robert Schumann; set and costumes by Rouben Ter-Arutunian; produced by Catherine Tatge; directed by Merrill Brockway.
                            [VIDEOTAPE 02812]

                            The Romantic era.
                            [S.l.] : NVC Arts International ; West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur International Films, c1980.
                            1 videorecording (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
                            PERFORMERS:Alicia Alonso ; Carla Fracci ; Ghislaine Thesmar ; Eva Evdokimova. Erik Bruhn.
                            SUMMARY:Four legendary Prima Ballerinas each perform a stunning pas de deux from ballets of the Romantic Era.
                            [VIDEOTAPE 01570]

                            Romeo and Juliet.
                            W. Long Branch, NJ : Kultur International Films, c1966.
                            1 videocassette (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
                            NOTES:Music by Serge Prokofiev ; choreography by Kenneth MacMillan ; scenery and costumes by Nicholas Georgiadis.
                            PERFORMERS: Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, David Blair, Desmond Doyle, Julia Farrow, Michael Somes, The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of The Royal Ballet conducted by John Lanchberry.
                            [VIDEOTAPE 02383]

                            Romeo and Juliet : a film-ballet based on the tragedy by Shakespeare.
                            New York : Corinth Films : relaesed by Video Arts International, [1984?]
                            1 videocassette (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
                            PERFORMERS: Galina Ulanova, Yuri Zhdanov.
                            NOTES:Choreography, Leonid Lavrovsky ; directors, L. Arnstam, Leonid Lavrovsky ; composer, Sergei Prokofiev ; conductor, Gennady Rozhdestrensky.
                            SUMMARY:Historic performance by the legendary Galina Ulanova as Juliet in a version of Prokofiev's ballet specially choreographed and staged for filming.
                            [VIDEOTAPE 00362]

                            The Royal Ballet in La Bayadere: the temple dancer.
                            [S.I.] : Cameras Continentales/Royal Opera House : Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, 1991.
                            1 videocassette (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
                            NOTES: Production conceived and directed by Natalia Makarova ;choreography, Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa ; music,Ludwig Minkus.
                            PERFORMERS: Altynai Asylmuratova (Nikiya) ; Irek Mukhamedov (Solor) ; Darcey
                            SUMMARY: Members of the Royal Ballet perform the ballet La Bayadere, the tragic love story, set in India, of a temple dancer and a warrior. Based on an ancient Indian poem, Sakuntala, by Kalidasa.
                            [VIDEOTAPE 02001]

                            Russian ballet : the glorious tradition.
                            Fort Lee, N.J. : distributed by Video Artists International,1993.
                            3 videocassettes : sd., col. with b&W sequences ; 1/2 in. VHS
                            NOTES: Originally filmed, 1914-1993.
                            PERFORMERS:Mikhail Baryshnikov, Ekaterina Maximova, Vladimir Vasiliev, Galina Ulanova, Ludmila Semenyaka, Natalia Makarova and others.
                            SUMMARY:Comprehensive and fascinating collection of performances by many of the greatest Russian ballet stars of the century.
                            [VIDEOTAPE 02399 tape 1 -tape 3]

                             

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                              Selections from jewels ; Stravinsky violin concerto.
                              New York, NY : Nonesuch Records : Distributed by Warner Vision Entertainment, c1996
                              1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + guide VHS, hi-fi
                              PERFORMERS:New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine
                              CONTENTS:Emeralds/ music by Gabriel Faure -- Diamonds/ music by Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky -- Stravinsky violin concerto/ music by Igor Stravinsky
                              [VIDEOTAPE 03282]

                              Shakespeare dance trilogy.
                              New York, N.Y. : V.I.E.W. Video, c1993.
                              1 videocassette (70 min.) : sd., col., stereo. ; 1/2 in.
                              PERFORMERS: Alexander Semenchukov, Svetlana Semenova, Nikita Dolgushin, Vlastinil Garallis, Gabriella Komleva, Andres Williams.
                              CONTENTS: Romeo and Juliet -- Hamlet -- The Moor's Pavane.
                              SUMMARY: Three of Shakespeare's dramas are interpreted in this trilogy of one-act ballets danced by stars of the Kirov Ballet. Filmed on location at a medieval castle.
                              [VIDEOTAPE 02844]

                              The Sleeping beauty.
                              Palisades Park, N.J. : Spectacor Video, c1989.
                              1 videocassette (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS format, digital stereo. sound and D-2 digital video.
                              PERFORMERS: Nina Semizorova, Aleksei Fadeyechev, Nina Speranskaya, Yuri Vetrov, Aleksandr Vetrov, Maria Bilova.
                              NOTES: Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; choreography by Marius Petipa ; staged by Yuri Grigorovich ; the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Algis Zhuraitis, conductor.
                              [VIDEOTAPE 01483]

                              Soviet ballet : tradition and the future.
                              1 videocassette (ca. 58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in VHS format.
                              SUMMARY: Documentaries from Soviet television, made available as part of a cultural exchange with the Soviet Union. The first, Road to the stage, describes the training available at the Novosibirsk State School of Dance and shows some of its graduates. The second covers the life and work of Soviet ballerina Anna Pavlova, who popularized ballet throughout the world in the early 1900s.
                              [VIDEOTAPE 01273]

                              Still Life at the Penguin Cafe & the Penguin Cafe Orchestra.
                              London: Decca Record Co. p1991.
                              1 videodisc (CLV) (90 min.) sd., col. ; 12 in. + program notes (1 leaf)
                              PERFORMERS: Jeremy Irons, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Issiah Jackson conductor.
                              SUMMARY: Performance by the Royal Ballet of works by the Penguin Cafe Orchestra.
                              VIDEODISC LASERDISC 00015

                              The Stone flower : ballet with prologue in three acts.
                              New York : Elektra, c1993.
                              1 videocassette (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide. VHS.
                              PERFORMERS:Aleksandr Gulyaev, Anna Polikarpova, Tatian Terekhova ; The Maryinsky Theatre Orchestra ; conductor, Aleksandre Viliumanis; choreography, Yuri Grigorovich.
                              SUMMARY: The Kirov Ballet dances this ballet based on a fairy tale from the Urals.
                              [VIDEOTAPE 02382]

                              Stuttgart Ballet : the miracle lives.
                              W. Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, c1983.
                              1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.VHS.
                              SUMMARY:Story of John Cranko, who developed the Stuttgart Ballet into Germany's first world class ballet company, and its survival after the sudden death of Cranko.
                              CONTENTS:Initials R.B.M.E. ; Romeo and Juliet / John Cranko -- Gaite Parisienne ; Isadora / Maurice Bejart -- Forgotten land ; Return to a strange land / Jiri Kylian -- variation-1 / Uwe Scholz.
                              [VIDEOTAPE 01568]

                              Swan Lake.
                              W. Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, c1988.
                              1 videocassette (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS Hi-fi.
                              PERFORMERS: Maiia Plisetskaia, Nikolai Fadeyechev, Ballet and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Ballet, Yuri Faier, conductor. Director, Z. Tulubyewa ; choreographers, Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov.
                              SUMMARY: The timeless tale of redemption through love. Captures a great ballerina in her prime in an eternal classic.
                              [VIDEOTAPE 02435]

                              Swan Lake .
                              Sea Bright, N.J. : Kultur, c1984.
                              1 videocassette (VHS) (126 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
                              SUMMARY: A production of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, performed by the Moscow Symphonic Orchestra, Algis Zhuraitis, conductor.
                              PERFORMERS: Natalia Bessmertnova, Odette/Odille ; Alexander Bogatyrev, Prince Siegfried ; Boris Akimov, Von Rotbart. Performed by Bolshoi Ballet company, Moscow ; with guest host Gene Kelly ; directed by Yuri Grigorovich.
                              [VIDEOTAPE 02144]

                              La Sylphide.
                              Sea Bright, N.J. : Kultur Inc., 1982, c1971.
                              1 videocassette (1 hr., 21 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
                              PERFORMERS: Ghislane Thesmar, Michael Denard, Laurence Nenval, Mathe Souverbie. Dominique Rozan of the Comedie Francaise.
                              SUMMARY: The Paris Opera Ballet presents the classical ballet as staged by Taglioni in 1832. A brief introduction in French precedes the ballet which tells the story of a Scottish nobleman who falls in love with a sylph just as he is to be married. He follows her only to lose her and his bride-to-be.
                              [VIDEOTAPE 02141]

                               

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                                Tzigane ; Andante from Divertimento no. 15 ; The Four temperaments.
                                New York : Nonesuch : Distributed by WarnerVision Entertainment, 1995.
                                1 videocassette (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in + 1 program guide. VHS
                                SUMMARY: Videocassette release of a 1977 production of Balanchine choreography.
                                PERFORMERS: Suzanne Farrell, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Maria Calegari, Susan Pillarre, Stephanie Saland, Marjorie Spohn, Tracy Bennett, Victor Castelli, Robert Weiss, Bart Cook, Adam Luders.
                                [VIDEOTAPE 02814]

                                 

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                                  Video dictionary of classical ballet.
                                  [S.l.] : TransMedia Communications Network, c1983.
                                  4 videocassettes (270 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide.
                                  PERFORMERS: Merrill Ashley, Denise Jackson, Kevin McKenzie, Georgina Parkinson.
                                  SUMMARY: In this film ballet steps are grouped together and correspond to the traditional sequence of a class. They are followed by allegro and exercises in the center. Contains approximately 600 steps including variations in Russian, French, and Cecchetti styles illustrated to piano accompaniment.
                                  [VIDEOTAPE 00123]

                                     

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                                    Winter dreams : a ballet.
                                    New York : Elektra Entertainment, c1992.
                                    1 videocassette (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 program guide. VHS format.
                                    PERFORMERS: Irek Mukhamedov, Darcey Bussell, Anthony Dowell, Viviana Durante ; artists of the Royal Ballet.
                                    NOTES::Winter dreams: choreographer, Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Tchaikovsky ; arranged and played by Philip Gammon ; traditional Russian music selected and arranged for guitar ensemble by Thomas Hartman ; producer/director, Derek Bailey. Irek Mukhamedov: writer/interviewer, Judith Mackrell ; pianist, Paul Stobart ; editor, Ross MacGibbon ; director/narrator , Derek Bailey.
                                    [VIDEOTAPE 02538 tape & guide]

                                     

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