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Fokine, Michel 1880-1942

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Stravinsky et les Ballet russes = Stravinsky and the Ballets russes by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In celebration of the debut of the Ballets Russes in Paris in 1909, performance of the original Nijinsky choreography of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring along with The Firebird
American Ballet Theatre at the Met by Cynthia Harvey( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 428 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
The Kirov celebrates Nijinsky by Kirov Ballet( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mikhail Fokine was Diaghilev's chief choreographer 1909-1914 and he is considered to have been the creator of modern dance. This sparkling Russian gala features four Fokine ballets, all associated with Nijinsky. Recorded live from the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Kirov Ballet brings to life, once again, the full glory of the Ballets Russes"--Kultur's website
Mikhail Baryshnikov : with Gelsey Kirkland, Marianna Tcherkassky( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 329 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
Paris dances Diaghilev( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four ballets of the Ballets Russes, recreated in their original sets, costumes and choreography, performed by the Paris Opera Ballet as a tribute to Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev
An evening with the Royal Ballet by Sadler's Wells Ballet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program presents a gala evening of classical ballet featuring the legendary team of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn
Prince Igor : opera in four acts with prologue by Aleksandr Porfirʹevich Borodin( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in Russian and English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the struggle between the Russians Polovtsian nomads, of Prince Igor's capture and escape from his noble opponent, Kon Konchak, and the love between Igor's son, Vladimir, and Konchak's daughter, Konchakovna
Daphnis & Chloé : ballet en un acte : Fragments symphoniques, 2e série by Maurice Ravel( )

35 editions published between 1910 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of Dance( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yasuko Tokunaga, artistic director of the dance division of Boston Conservatory of Music, and Gretchen Ward Warren, professor of dance at the University of South Florida in Tampa, discuss the dance programs at their respective institutions: curricula, degree programs, students, auditions and entrance requirements, and their graduates' achievements. They also offer advice to dancers debating the choice of college or professional career. A student's point of view is provided by Libby Stackhouse. Warren and Tokunaga also describe their dance backgrounds and the paths that led to their present positions ; Warren also talks about her two books, Classical ballet technique (1989) and The art of teaching ballet (1996). Video excerpts depict students of Boston Conservatory of Music in Michel Fokine's Les sylphides, Antony Tudor's Sunflowers, and Sean Curran's Each of both ; students of the University of South Florida are seen in Shallow waters, by a student choreographer, Warren's Concerto vivant, and Janet Sturman's Snagging the wave ; Stackhouse is seen in a variation from Les patineurs
Firebird by Brad Kessler( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strawinskis äFeuervogelä und äPetruschkaä in klassischen Balletteinspielungen
Petrushka( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mixed bill by Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several ballet dances performed by the Maryinsky Ballet (formerly the Kirov Ballet) in St. Petersburg, Russia
The Kirov celebrates Nijinsky : Shéhérazade( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheherazade is based on the first story of The Thousand and One Nights and danced to music by Rimsky-Korsakov. When it was first staged, with Nijinsky in the role of the Golden Slave, Mikhail Fokine's choreography of the exotic and passionate tale was a huge success. The ballet's triumph was also due to the fabulous set and costume designs of Léon Bakst. This Kirov staging recreates Bakst's designs. Svetlana Zakharova dances the title role, with Farukh Ruzimatov as the slave lover she risks all for. This live recording was made at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
"Les sylphides" : (Chopiniana) : a choreographic suite to the music of Frederic Chopin by Frédéric Chopin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-act ballet set to the music of Frederic Chopin, Les sylphides (a.k.a., Chopiniana) is an example of "ballet blanc" and features white clad sylphs dancing in the moonlight
The Kirov celebrates Nijinsky : Le Spectre de la rose( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created by Fokine to the music of Weber's Invitation to the Dance, Le Spectre de la rose is one of the choreographer's most poetic creations. With Zhanna Ayupova as the young girl who dreams that the spirit of the rose (Igor Kolb) enters her window and dances with her before disappearing with a spectacular leap, this Kirov staging recreates the original décor designed by Léon Bakst, the charm of which lies in its subtle understanding of the romantic ethos of the 1830s-1840s
Les sylphides by Frédéric Chopin( Visual )

19 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These two exceptional studio performances represent some of the earliest filmed dance material from the BBC archives. Les sylphides, introduced by Tamara Karsavina, one of the founders of modern British ballet, and the 1958 performance of Giselle both feature stellar international casts embodying a bygone era"--Container
Prince Igor by Aleksandr Porfirʹevich Borodin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Russian and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 12th century Russian prince who courageously fought the invading hoardes from the east
Les Ballets suédois dans l'art contemporain by Rolf De Maré( Book )

10 editions published in 1931 in French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The firebird ; & Les noces by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Firebird: based on Russian folklore, tells the story of Prince Ivan who wanders into an enchanted garden and sees a beautiful bird who is trying to pluck golden fruit from a silver tree. Ivan captures the bird, but succumbs to it's entreaties to be set free. In gratitude for it's freedom The Firebird gives Ivan a magic feather. Les Noces: represents the ritual of a Russian folk wedding and illustrates Stravinsky's interest in the convergence of pagan and Christian beliefs
The art of Maria Tallchief( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows performances by dancer Maria Tallchief
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"Les sylphides" : (Chopiniana) : a choreographic suite to the music of Frederic Chopin
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Fokin, M.

Fokin, M. 1880-1942

Fokin, M. (Mikhail), 1880-1942

Fokin, Michael

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Fokin, Michaił Michajłowicz

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Fokin, Mikhail

Fokin Mikhail 1880-1942

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Fokine, Michel 1880-1942

Fokine, Mikhael

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Fokine, Mikhail.

Fokine Mikhail 1880-1942

Fokine, Mikhail Mikhailovich

Fokins, Mihails 1880-1942

Michael Fokin

Michaił Fokin tancerz i choreograf rosyjski

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Michel Fokine ballerino e coreografo russo

Michel Fokine danseur et chorégraphe,installée aux Etats-Unis en 1921

Michel Fokine Russian ballet dancer and choreographer

Michel Fokine russisch-amerikanischer Choreograf und Gründer des modernen Ballett

Michel Fokine Russisch balletdanser (1880-1942)

Miĥail Fokin

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Михаил Михайлович Фокин

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Фокин, Михаил Михайлович 1880-1942

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Фокін Михайло Михайлович

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English (143)

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