WorldCat Identities

Danilova, Alexandra 1907-1997

Overview
Works: 238 works in 282 publications in 3 languages and 1,631 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Dancer, Choreographer, Dedicatee, Collector, Interviewee, Depicted, Honoree
Classifications: GV1785.D24, 792.820924
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Alexandra Danilova Publications about Alexandra Danilova
Publications by  Alexandra Danilova Publications by Alexandra Danilova
posthumous Publications by Alexandra Danilova, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alexandra Danilova
The turning point by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends who started in ballet are reunited after many years; one is now a star ballerina, the other a Midwestern housewife/dance teacher whose daughter is embarking on her own ballet career
Gaité parisienne ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For ten years, Jessen followed the Ballet Russe around America filming Gaîté Parisienne, whenever Danilova, Franklin, and Danielian were dancing the principal roles. He edited this film from thirty-second "takes" filmed in various locations in many different theatres
Mademoiselle Fifi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The only existing record of the great prima ballerine Danilova in a complete performance." ... a charming piece of fluff that shows off Danilova's matchless personality and wit."--Container
Choura : the memoirs of Alexandra Danilova by Alexandra Danilova ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
School of American Ballet workshop performance ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gaité parisienne a film by Victor Jensen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For ten years, Jessen followed the Ballet Russe around America filming Gaîté Parisienne, whenever Danilova, Franklin, and Danielian were dancing the principal roles. He edited this film from thirty-second "takes" filmed in various locations in many different theatres
Raymonda ( Book )
3 editions published between 1947 and 1965 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The National Ballet, Frederic Franklin, director, Oleg Tupine, ballet master, Ottavio de Rosa, conductor, Ronald Bates, production stage manager, May Ishimoto, costumer, Walter Macie Jewicz, orchestra contractor, Ralph Black, general manager, "Raymonda," choreography by George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova, music by Alexander Glazounov, restaged by Frederic Franklin, costumes deisnged by Kenneth Creel, Miss Mahler's costume designed by Meredith Baylis
Adriana Lecouvreur ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Metropolitan Opera, season 1962-1963, benefit, Metropolitan Opera Production Fund, sponsored by the Metropolitan Opera Guild, new production, first titme this season, Francesco Cilea "Adriana Lecouvrer," opera in four acts, libretto by A. Colautti, conductor: Silvio Varviso, staged by Nathaniel Merrill, sets designed by C.M. Cristini, after sketches by Camillo Paravicini, choreography by Alexandra Danilova, Igor Youskevitch, Judith Chazin, Patricia Heyes, Katharyn Horne, Ron Sequoio, and Corps de Ballet, chorus master: Kurt Adler, musical preparation: Victor Trucco, associate chorus master: Thomas P. Martin, costumes designed by Casa d'Arte "Firenze" di Ruggero Peruzzi
Eye on dance & the arts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stars with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo reminisce about their legendary partnership and current activities
Alexandra Danilova by A. E Twysden ( Book )
2 editions published in 1945 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Voices of dance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ballerina Alexandra Danilova and premier danseur Frederic Franklin reminisce about their partnership as stars of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. They note some technical aspects of partnering that aided their success (for example, hand holds), compare lifts of yesterday and today, discuss mime and expression in dance, and describe the values they try to impart to their students today. An excerpt from the film Reflections of a dancer, shows the two teaching the ballet Paquita
Alexandra Danilova & Frederic Franklin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stars with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo reminisce about their legendary partnership and current activities
Danirowa no kaisō ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coppélia by Léo Delibes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with Alexandra Danilova by Alexandra Danilova ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Alexandra Danilova discusses her childhood in St. Petersburg, Russia; her early training at the school of the Maryinsky Theater Ballet; her years with Diaghilev's Ballets Russes; her long career as prima ballerina of the Monte Carlo Ballet Russe; her long association with George Balanchine; teaching at the School of American Ballet
A lifetime in dance Frederic Franklin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Frederic Franklin, Virginia C. Gildersleeve Professor at Barnard College, answers questions from three panelists about his career in dance. Franklin discusses the state of dance in England when he began his career; his first jobs performing in Paris with Josephine Baker and Mistanguett; his facility for learning choreography; how he joined the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo; his long partnership with Alexandra Danilova; the experience of touring with the Ballet Russe; Balanchine's association with the company. The program is introduced by Sandra Genter and begins with a film clip from a rehearsal of Devil's holiday, choreographed by Frederick Ashton. The program concludes with a film clip of Franklin and Danilova performing the waltz from Gaîté parisienne, choreographed by Léonide Massine
Interview with Alexandra Danilova by Alexandra Danilova ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mme. Danilova recalls her early years and dance training in Russia; discusses the needs of dancers as well as their musicality and personality; her school years during the Revolution in Russia, touring with George Balanchine and later with the Diaghilev Ballets Russes. The discussion then turns to ballet in America, national dance styles, the satisfactions of a dancer, the School of American Ballet, and being a teacher
The nutcracker Casse noisette ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Miscellaneous pas de deux] ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Choura 1907-1997
Danilova, A. (Alexandra), 1907-1997
Danilova, Aleksandra 1907-1997
Danilova, Aleksandra Dionisievna, 1907-1997
Danilova, Alexandra
Kokich, Aleksandra Dionisievna Danilova, 1907-1997
ダニロワ, アレクサンドラ
Languages
English (71)
Japanese (2)
French (2)