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Fokine, Michel 1880-1942

Overview
Works: 1,205 works in 1,608 publications in 5 languages and 7,215 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Filmed performances  Filmed ballets  Music videos  Fiction 
Roles: Choreographer, Librettist, Set designer , Costume designer, Arranger, Dancer, Recipient, Composer, Production personnel, Signer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Collaborator, Other, Translator, Dedicatee
Classifications: GV1785.F6, 792.845
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posthumous Publications by Michel Fokine, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Michel Fokine
American Ballet Theatre at the Met ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 490 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
Stravinsky et les Ballet russes Stravinsky and the Ballets russes by Igor Stravinsky ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In celebration of the debut of the Ballets Russes in Paris in 1909, this wonderful Stravinsky evening at the Mariinsky Theatre showcases the original Nijinsky version of The Rite of Spring for the first time on DVD along with The Firebird, both conducted by Valery Gergiev. Thanks to the relentless work of Millicent Hodson, Nijinsky's original choreography has now been recreated, performed by the lead dancers and Ballet Company of the Saint Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Valery Geriev, known the world over for his interpretation of Stravinsky's works
Paris dances Diaghilev ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 345 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents excerpts from the classical ballets Le Corsaire, La Valse, Aurora's wedding from Sleeping Beauty, and Les Sylphides
Daphnis & Chloé : ballet en un acte : Fragments symphoniques, 2e série by Maurice Ravel ( )
36 editions published between 1910 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kirov celebrates Nijinsky by Kirov Ballet ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 211 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
Prince Igor opera in four acts with prologue by Aleksandr Porfirʹevich Borodin ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2003 in Russian and English and held by 193 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
Mikhail Baryshnikov with Gelsey Kirkland, Marianna Tcherkassky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 186 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
Mikhail Baryshnikov with Gelsey Kirkland, Marianna Tcherkassky ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Videocassette release of Mikhail Baryshnikov's American television debut, featuring the dancer in solos and in pas de deux. 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
Les Sylphides Chopiniana : a choreographic suite to the music of Frederic Chopin by Frédéric Chopin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 132 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
Mixed bill by Thomas Grimm ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Several ballet dances performed by the Mariinsky Ballet (formerly the Kirov Ballet) in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1991
Spirit of dance ( )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 83 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
Les sylphides ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 81 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Russian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the 12th century Russian prince who courageously fought the invading hoardes from the east
The art of Maria Tallchief ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows performances by dancer Maria Tallchief
Les Ballets suédois dans l'art contemporain by Michel Fokine ( Book )
6 editions published in 1931 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petrushka ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Firebird ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes by Igor Stravinsky ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in 4 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'oiseau de feu: Ivan Tsarevich enlists the help of the Firebird to free his beloved Tsarevna from the grasp of the cruel magician, Kostchei; Le sacre du printemps: A pagan Slavonic tribe assembles on the occasion of a feast devoted to the sacred spring. One of the girls has to be made a human sacrifice to the Sun God according to the choice of the Possessed. The choice is the beloved of the Shepard who has to find a way of saving her. A protest against barbarity and brutality starts to rage in his heart
The firebird & Les noces by Igor Stravinsky ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 65 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 its entreaties to be set free. In gratitude for its 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
 
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Alternative Names
Fokin, M.
Fokin, M., 1880-1942
Fokin, M. (Mikhail), 1880-1942
Fokin, Michael, 1880-1942
Fokin, Michaił.
Fokin, Michail Michajlovič 1880-1942
Fokin, Michail Michajlowitsch 1880-1942
Fokin Mikhail 1880-1942
Fokin, Mikhail Mikhailovich
Fokin, Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich, 1880-1942
Fokine, Michael, 1880-1942
Fokine, Michal, 1880-1942
Fokine, Michel.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942
Fokine, Mikhael, 1880-1942
Fokine, Mikhail.
Fokine Mikhail 1880-1942
Fokins, Mihails, 1880-1942
Фокин, Михаил Михайлович, 1880-1942
Languages
English (115)
French (25)
Russian (19)
German (1)
Spanish (1)
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