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MacMillan, Kenneth

Works: 175 works in 399 publications in 7 languages and 4,315 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Filmed ballets  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Choreographer, Cinematographer , Performer, Interviewee, Director, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Kenneth MacMillan
Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

39 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
Manon a ballet by Jules Massenet( Visual )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Australian Ballet along with composer Jules Massenet, tells a tale of a young woman falling in love with a poor student. However, she makes a fatal decision to deny her true love and chooses the pleasures of wealth
Cinderella by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton's take on Perrault's the timeless fairy tale is captured live at the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in this performance starring Dame Margot Fonteyn in the title role. Originally telecast on April 19, 1957 on NBC, this particular incarnation of the Cinderella fable soon became a staple of the Royal Ballet's repertoire, and features Ashton himself in the role of one of the cruel and ugly stepsisters
Ballet favourites( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation showcases the talent of many of the greatest dancers of recent years, filmed at the world's leading venue and features many stunning ballet sequences
Elite syncopations ; The Judas tree ; Concerto( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kenneth MacMillan's ... three very different ballets. The colourful, humorous Elite Syncopations, set to the easy-going rhythms of ragtime, is in start contrast to The Judas Tree, which depicts the horrific fate of a woman at the hands of 13 men -- a contemporary theme with biblical associations. Concerto, to Shostakovich's Pian Concerto No. 2, is an abstract work of beauty, exuberance and reflection"--Container
Great pas de deux( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top dancers of the 20th century perform pas de deux from popular ballets
King Ralph by David S Ward( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a freak accident wipes out the entire royal family, an exhaustive search of the bloodline reveals a distant heir: Ralph Jones. A good-natured, down-to-earth Las Vegas lounge singer, Ralph is quickly given a crash course in royal manners by his very proper private secretary, Willingham. While Ralph's unconventional behavior delights the public, it also provides the fuel for a fiendish plot by Lord Graves to oust the new king. To make Matters worse, Ralph's affection for a stripper with stage fright threatens to tarnish his royal image beyond repair. It's up to the former Las Vegas entertainer to redeem himself in a manner befitting a king in this warmhearted comedy form Academy Award-winning writer/director David S. Ward.--Summary adapted from container
Romeo and Juliet by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of young, tragic love starring international ballet star, Margot Fonteyn and Russian virtuoso, Rudolf Nureyev who create passion and intrigue on the screen as the quintessential stage lovers in this ballet by Serge Prokofiev
Winter dreams a ballet by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballet based loosely on Anton Chekhov's play Three sisters. Second program is a documentary portrait of the influential British choreographer, Kenneth MacMillan, with extracts from many of his ballets including The burrow, Romeo and Juliet, Gloria, Manon and The prince of the pagodas
Variety & virtuosity American Ballet Theatre now( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program of ballet excerpts featuring various soloists of American Ballet Theatre. Features interviews with performers and company director
The prince of the pagodas by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a ballet based on Benjamin Britten's only ballet score (originally for a ballet by John Cranko) an Emperor must decide which of his two daughters should inherit the throne. The accompanying piece is a documentary portrait of choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, with excerpts from many of his ballets
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of the tragic ballet set in 19th century Vienna about an unhappily married prince whose love affair causes a royal scandal
Expresso bongo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sly, sleazy and unscrupulous music agent, Johnny Jackson, trolls the neon-streaked sidewalks of London's SoHo district in search of fresh meat to exploit. He finds it in a teen-packed coffee bar where a pompadoured rebel is dazzling his peers with his pouty, Presleyish voice and a talent for pounding the skins. Johnny renames the kid "Bongo" Herbert and with the help of his stripper girlfriend guides the potential teen idol to fame
The olympics of dance Varna, Bulgaria, 1966( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film clips of the third International Ballet Festival at Varna in 1966
Great dancers of our time Vladimir Malakhov, Lucia Lacarra, Kiyoko Kimura by Wladimir Malakhow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Undetermined and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Des danseurs renommés du monde du ballet international présentent et interprétent des chorégraphies qui leur tiennent particulièrement à coeur tels que Vladimir Malakhov, Lucia Lacarra ou Kiyoko Kimura
An evening with the Royal Ballet by Anthony Havelock-Allan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program presents a gala evening of classical ballet featuring the legendary team of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn
Nutcracker sweeties The Judas tree( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of two ballets danced by two British ballet companies
Footnotes the Classics of Ballet( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using as an example Kenneth MacMillan's ballet adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, dancer Frank Augustyn and others discuss the story's timelessness and universality, and the dramatic challenges it offers the dancers. They praise the evocative power of Sergey Prokofiev's score, used by MacMillan and other choreographers, and note the importance of partnering in creating a sense of the lovers' physical passion for one another. The concept of line in dancing is also discussed
Romeo and Juliet by Royal Ballet( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Romeo and Juliet
Alternative Names
Kenneth MacMillan britischer Ballett-Tänzer und Choreograf

Kenneth MacMillan Brits choreograaf (1929-1992)

Kenneth MacMillan coreografo e ballerino scozzese

Kenneth MacMillan danseur et chorégraphe d'origine écossaise

Mac Millan, Kenneth.

Mac Millan Kenneth 1929-1992

Mc Millan, Kenneth.

Mc Millan Kenneth 1929-1992

McMillan, Kenneth.

McMillan Kenneth 1929-1992

Sir Kenneth MacMillan

Кенет Мак-Мілан

Кеннет Макміллан

Макмиллан, Кеннет



Kenneth MacMillan at the Royal Opera House