Ashton, Frederick Sir 1904-1988
Most widely held works about Frederick Ashton
Most widely held works by Frederick Ashton
The tales of Beatrix Potter ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The world of storyteller Beatrix Potter comes to life in this ballet through the magic of music and dance.
Undine by Hans Werner Henze ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Cinderella ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"The acclaimed historic performance of Cinderella from 1969 featuring the memorable cast of Anthony Dowell, Antoinette Sibley, Frederick Ashton and Robert Helpmann"--Container box.
The dream ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Frederick Ashton's comical tale of fairies, mismatched lovers, and a mischievous sprite.
La fille mal gardée ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Set in a village in the French countryside, tells of the difficult path of true love, as Widow Simone is determined to betroth her willful daugther Lise to the eccentric son of a rich farmer, but Lise and her lover Colas conspire to thwart the widow's plans.
The tales of Hoffmann a fantastic opera ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Powell and Pressburger merge film with opera and dance to tell the tale of a poet who dreams of three women who all break his heart. He tells "the three tales of my folly of love"-- in Paris, when he fancied himself in love with Olympia, who turned out to be a life-sized doll; in Venice, when bewitched by a beautiful courtesan; and on a Grecian isle, in love with daughter of a singer and conductor.
An evening with the Royal Ballet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Program presents a gala evening of classical ballet featuring the legendary team of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn.
Sylvia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
This version of Frederick Ashton's Sylvia has restored the splendour of its elegant and opulent three-act form for the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Royal Ballet. Taken from Greek mythology, it tells the story of Sylvia, loved by Aminta, abducted by Orion and eventually rescued by Eros.
Ballet favourites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Swan lake ballet in four acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Prince Siegfried sees a swan on the lake who turns into the enchanted princess Odette. She can only be saved by the true love of another. This the Prince promises her, but he is tricked by a wicked magician who disguises his daughter as the swan-maiden. Siegfried and his love leap to their death thus destroying the evil power of the magician.
Cinderella ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
"The acclaimed historic performance of Cinderella from 1969 featuring the memorable cast of Anthony Dowell, Antoinette Sibley, Frederick Ashton and Robert Helpmann"--container box.
The sleeping beauty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The Medieval German tale of a prince who falls in love with a beautiful maiden but is deceived into betrothing himself to her evil twin instead.
Ondine ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Ondine is a three act ballet originally created for The Royal Ballet by the choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton and composer Hans Werner Henze in 1958. In 1958 and through into 1966, Margot Fonteyn performed the star role of the water nymph Ondine. This fiftieth anniversary revival by the Royal Ballet and performed at the Royal Opera House brings new stars to the stage with Miyako Fonteyn as Ondine and Edward Watson as the young mortal Palemon with whom she falls in love. The tragic love story is magically staged in Lila de Nobili's impressionistic designs.
Tales of Beatrix Potter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Some of the best-loved tales of the children's story-teller are presented as a ballet by dancers in costumes and masks that recreate Potter's illustrations.
Swan lake ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Prince Siegfried sees a swan on the lake who turns into the enchanted princess Odette. She can only be saved by the true love of another. This the Prince promises her, but he is tricked by a wicked magician who disguises his daughter as the swan-maiden. Siegfried and his love leap to their deaths thus destroying the evil power of the magician.
The art of the pas de deux. Vol. 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
A compilation of pas de deux performances from several ballet favorites featuring a host of renowned dancers.
La fille mal gardée , or, The wayward daughter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A performance of Frederick Ashton's ballet La fill mal gardeé by the Royal Ballet.
Art of the Pas de deux ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A collection of pas de deux performances from several ballet favorites featuring a host of renowned dancers.
Tchaikovsky's The sleeping beauty ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Die fledermaus by Johann Strauss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Baron von Eisenstein is supposed to go to jail for eight days for a minor offense, but decides to attend a ball first. When the governor of the jail comes to take him away he finds the Baroness entertaining a former suitor. To avoid difficulty, she persuades the suitor to pose as her husband and go to jail for a night but when she goes to the ball alone she faces other complications.
Ashton, Frederick,--Sir,--1904-1988 Balanchine, George Ballet Ballet dancers Ballet films Ballet programs Ballets Ballets--Excerpts Ballets--Scores Ballet television programs Biography Choreographers Conference proceedings Criticism, interpretation, etc. Cultural television programs Drama Eros (Greek deity) Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Filmed ballets Filmed dance Filmed performances Fonteyn, Margot,--1919-1991 Great Britain Hoffmann, E. T. A.--1776-1822 Interviews Love Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton) Music and dance Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Nureyev, Rudolf,--1938-1993 Nymphs (Greek deities) Opera films Orion (Greek mythology) Pas de deux Poets Portraits Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan) Royal Ballet Sadler's Wells Ballet Scènes de ballet (Choreographic work : Ashton) Short films Stravinsky, Igor,--1882-1971 Televised ballets Television adaptations Undine (Tale) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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