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Ashton, Frederick 1904-1988

Overview
Works: 739 works in 1,112 publications in 6 languages and 8,535 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Interviews  Television programs  Pictorial works  Animated films 
Roles: Choreographer, Performer, Dancer, Adapter, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor, Librettist, Speaker
Classifications: GV1785.A8, 792.842
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The tales of Beatrix Potter by John Lanchbery ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of storyteller Beatrix Potter comes to life in this ballet through the magic of music and dance
Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Perrault's timeless fairy tale of Cinderella, the poor little sister who marries a prince, this ballet has music by Prokofiev and is choreographed by Frederick Ashton. This production was shown on television in New York in 1957 in the Producer's showcase series. Televised in colour, but, preserved in black and white. Video master created from kinescope by Hyper-Cube Media Inc. Digital restoration
La Fille mal gardée by Ferdinand Hérold ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member 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
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 302 WorldCat member 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
The tales of Hoffmann a fantastic opera ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powell and Pressburger merge film with opera to tell the tale of a poet who dreams of three women who all break his heart
An evening with the Royal Ballet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents excerpts from the classical ballets Le Corsaire, La Valse, Aurora's wedding from Sleeping Beauty, and Les Sylphides
The dream ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frederick Ashton's comical tale of fairies, mismatched lovers, and a mischievous sprite
Undine by Hans Werner Henze ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Undine: Ballett in drei Akten von Frederick Ashton nach F. de la Motte-Fouqué
Ballet favourites ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of excerpts from ballets showcases the talents of many of the greatest dancers of recent years
Sylvia by Léo Delibes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member 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
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An effervescent comedic opera which includes Viennese dance music and an escapist plot
Ondine by Hans Werner Henze ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ballet was recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, in June of 2009. The performers included Miyako Yoshida in the title role, along with Edward Watson, Genesia Rosato, Ricardo Cervera, and Gary Avis. The Royal Opera House Orchestra was conducted by Barry Wordsworth. A bonus includes: an illustrated synopsis, cast gallery, and a featurette
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on December 5, 2006. Features the Royal Ballet, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Valeriy Ovsyanikov. Alina Cojocaru and Federico Bonelli star in the production
Natalia Markova's Swan lake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member 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
Swan lake ballet in four acts by Petr I Čajkovskij ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member 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
The art of Margot Fonteyn by Keith Money ( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1975 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study of the dancer's day-to-day work with action photographs from 18 different ballets
The art of the pas de deux ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of pas de deux performances from several ballet favorites featuring a host of renowned dancers
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in German and English and held by 72 WorldCat member 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. She then goes to the ball alone and faces other complications. The next morning everyone arrives at the jail and all confusions are eventually cleared up
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Ashton, Frederick.
Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988
Ashton, Frederick William Mallandaine
Languages
English (168)
French (3)
German (2)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)
Spanish (1)
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