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Baryshnikov, Mikhail 1948-

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Works: 773 works in 1,080 publications in 6 languages and 18,676 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Dancer, Choreographer, Producer, Performer, Interviewee, Actor, Director, Host, Narrator, Speaker, Author of introduction, Collector, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: GV1785.B348, 782.1
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The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chief attraction of this 1977 adaptation is the pairing of Baryshnikov and Kirkland. In consequence, the storyline has been altered to keep Clara and the Nutcracker prince as the focus of the tale. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. A drunken male guest breaks it, and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off the Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. There she is royally entertained, and they dance together. Shy and diffident Clara longs to remain in the dream world--safe on the brink of adulthood--but her love for her godfather and her family draw her back into the waking world, where adulthood and real romance await her
White nights by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nikolai Rodchenko, a Russian ballet dancer who defected from the Soviet Union years ago, finds himself back in the motherland--trapped--thanks to an emergency airplane landing. The Soviets do not imprison him, however; they hope to score a propaganda victory by 'persuading' him to become Russian again. That is why he is sent to Siberia, to Raymond Greenwood and his Russian wife Darya. Greenwood is an American tap dancer who defected to Russia in opposition to the Vietnam War. Nikolai makes Raymond realize how limited his life is in the USSR, and together they hatch a plan to evade their KGB minders, escape to the American Embassy and eventually the US
Because ... by Mikhail Baryshnikov ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy who lives with his grandmother is terribly embarrassed by her behavior at first, but comes to realize that she is not just having fun, she has a reason for each strange action
Baryshnikov by Tharp by Mikhail Baryshnikov ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mikhail Baryshnikov discusses dance and performs with the American Ballet Theatre in three ballets choreographed by Twyla Tharp. Includes the Sinatra Suite performed to the music of Frank Sinatra
That's dancing! ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and French and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Baryshnikov to break dancing, from Fred and Ginger to Shirley and Bojangles, from movement depicted on Grecian urns to the kaleidoscopic pizzazz of Busby Berkely spectaculars
American Ballet Theatre at the Met ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This triple bill of ballets, with an additional glittering pas de deux, is a delightful introduction to the range and excitement of American Ballet Theatre's repertory. Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, on June 11, 1984
Reinventing dance in the 1960s : everything was possible ( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 1960s was a pivotal decade in dance, an era of intense experimentation and rich invention. In this volume a range of dance critics and scholars examine the pioneering choreographers and companies of the era
Don Quixote (Kitri's wedding) : a ballet in three acts by L Minkus ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in sunny Spain, Don Quixote has always been popular in icy Russia. Choreographed by Mikhail Baryshnikov after Petipa and Gorsky for American Ballet Theatre, it is again a pretext for marvelous dancing. The plot is simple: in Barcelona, young Kitri and her lover Basilio must outwit her father, who wants her to marry the rich Gamache. Kitri's incidental protector is Don Quixote, who sees the feminine ideal in all the women he meets. The path of the plotting lovers travels through a tavern, a gypsy camp, a windmill attack, a fake suicide, and finally a festive wedding. Baryshnikov both pays homage to and revitalizes one of the most popular and joyful ballets in the surviving Russian imperial ballet's repertory
Happy to be nappy and other stories of me ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales share poignant stories of special children who are empowered by their own uniqueness and correspond to real-life children
Mikhail Baryshnikov with Gelsey Kirkland, Marianna Tcherkassky ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1976 live performance showcases the incredible Mikhail Baryshnikov, at the peak of his talents, shortly after arriving in the West. His American television debut spotlights solos and Gelsey Kirkland, his first great U.S. partner. Lacks the appearance by host Beverly Sills and the excerpts from Twyla Tharp's Push come to shove which were part of the telecast version. Disc includes an added written message from Gelsey Kirkland
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ballet version of the famous story of Carmen and her star-crossed lover, Don José
Baryshnikov the dancer and the dance ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profile of Mikhail Baryshnikov. Includes the complete ballet "Configurations" choreographed by Choo San Goh
The turning point by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical/drama concerns woman who 20 years before gave up a ballet career for motherhood. Now as her daughter's career is launched, she must come to terms with herself
Baryshnikov's Nutcracker by Norma Klein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of a young girl, a nutcracker becomes a handsome prince. Illustrated with photos from a performance by the American Ballet Theatre
Great pas de deux ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Top dancers of the 20th century perform pas de deux from popular ballets
Choreography by Balanchine by Merrill Brockway ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"La célébration du 100ème anniversaire de George Balanchine fut l'occasion unique de rassembler les plus exceptionnels travaux de ce chorégraphe de génie
The swan prince : a fairy tale by Peter Anastos ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The glory of the Kirov ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una raccolta di alcuni tra i piú amati e celebri balletti di tutti i tempi, tratti dalle gloriose produzioni del Teatro Kirov di San Pietroburgo
Ballet favourites ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of excerpts from ballets showcases the talents of many of the greatest dancers of recent years
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Russian and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's most popular opera, the tale of a lovelorn girl and a jaded aristocrat
 
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Alternative Names
Barisjnikov, Michail, 1948-
Barišņikovs, M. (Mihails), 1948-
Barišņikovs, Mihails
Barišņikovs, Mihails, 1948-
Barychnikov, Mikhaïl Nikolaïevitch
Baryschnikov, Mikhail.
Baryschnikov Mikhail 1948-....
Baryschnikov, Mikhaïl Nikolaïevitch
Baryschnikow, Michail N. 1948-
Baryshinikov, Mikhail 1948-
Baryshnikov, Mikhail 1948-
Barysjnikov, Michail, 1948-
Baryšnikov, Michail 1948-
Baryšnikov, Michail Nikolaevič 1948-
Baryšnikov, Mihail Nikolaevič.
Барышников, Михаил, 1948-
Барышников, Михаил Николаевич
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