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Scott, Robin

Overview
Works: 54 works in 125 publications in 5 languages and 4,327 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Televised operas  Filmed ballets  Filmed operas  Nonfiction television programs  Television plays  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Narrator, Author, Production personnel, Editor, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PR2831, 792.842
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robin Scott
American Ballet Theatre at the Met( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 420 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
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recording of the opera by Johann Strauss
Les contes d'Hoffmann = The tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet Hoffmann tells the tales of his three past loves and how each affair was thwarted by the evil influence of his rival
Paris dances Diaghilev( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 252 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
Don Quixote : (Kitri's wedding) : a ballet in three acts by L Minkus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 248 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
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Italian and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

US Navy Lieutenant Pinkerton makes a financial arrangement to "marry" a geisha, Madama Butterfly. He will stay with her briefly before returning to the United States to find an American wife. He comes back, three years later with his wife, to fetch the son that he just heard about. He finds Butterfly dying and her child waving an American flag
Picasso and dance( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program commemorating Pablo Picasso as an artistic collaborator with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. The first part of the program, The story of a marriage uses Picasso's portrait of his ballerina wife Olga Koklova as a departure point for discussions of his designs for the ballets Parade, Le tricorne, Pulcinella, Mercure, and Le train bleu. The second part consists of reconstructions of two ballets, recorded in performance by the Paris Opéra Ballet at the Palais Garnier. Between 1917 and 1962, Picasso was involved in creating the designs for nine ballets. Le Train Bleu (The Blue Train) dates from 1924 and Le Tricorne (The Three-Cornered Hat) from 1919. These two historic ballets, created originally by Sergei Diaghilev, have been revived by the Paris Opera Ballet. Le Train Bleu is an operetta dansé of a chic and flippant society. Jean Cocteau, who wrote the scenario, mockingly celebrates the cult of open air life, fine bodies and sport. The dances are inspired by golf, tennis, swimming and acrobatics. Le Tricorne is Spanish from start to finish. Picasso, a native of Andalusia, created sets, costumes, and a stage curtain, which evokes the atmosphere of the ballet by means of a typically Spanish scene. The story, told with humour and warmth, is of a miller's wife, her jealous husband and a senile magistrate by whom she is pursued
Il trittico : three one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD. Recorded at Milan's legendary Teatro alla Scala. Il Trittico consists of three one-act operas: Il tabarro -- Suor Angelica -- Gianni Schicchi
Ernani : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This outstanding production of Verdi's tragic opera stars four of the world's great Verdi singers: Placido Domingo, Renato Bruson, Nicolai Ghiaurov, and Mirella Freni
American Ballet Theatre in San Francisco( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performing live at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, the American Ballet Theatre presents a sampling of dances from several well-known ballets, including: Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, Gottschalk's Great Galloping Gottschalk, Tchaikovsky's The Black Swan, Handel's Airs, and Chausson's Jardin Aux Lilas. Dancing in both traditional and modern ballet styles, the dancers bring the choreography to life with the help of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video is a film version of the ballet Swan Lake. A prince's love for a swan queen overcomes an evil sorcerer's spell in this fairy tale
I Lombardi alla prima crociata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the time of the First Crusade, this opera tells of the rivalry of two brothers for the love of the same woman. One of them, in an attempt to abduct his love and kill his brother, in error murders his father. He is exiled to the Holy Land, where, after his niece is abducted by a tyrant, he leads the attack on Jerusalem and then reveals his identity to his brother before dying, forgiven in the end
Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Russian and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action of the opera took place between 1598 and 1605 where it showed the reign of Tsar Boris Godunov, who had murdered the Tsarevich Dimitri in order to obtain the succession
Billboards by Prince( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billboards is a full-length rock ballet of a collaboration between Prince and the Joffrey Ballet dance company
A life for the Tsar : an opera in four acts by M. I Glinka( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Russian and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1613 a lowly peasant gives his life to save the Tsar from the Russian people
Le corsaire( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificent scenic effects and dramatic choreography have ensured the popularity of Petipa's exotic ballet Le Corsaire, a story of pirates and shipwreck, set on the Ionian coast. This production features Altynai Asylmuratova and Faroukh Ruzimatov
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet has long been one of the greatest successes in The Royal Ballet repertoire, winning worldwide acclaim as an impassioned and thrilling view of Shakespeare's tragedy and of Prokofiev's glorious score. His sensual choreography poignantly captures the conflict between blossoming love and cankerous revenge. Romeo and Juliet calls upon the full forces of a great company of dance-actors to present the street fights of the feuding Capulets and Montagues in renaissance Verona, and also to convey the splendour of such scenes as the Capulet ball. It also requires a ballerina and a premier danseur able to express the raptures and despair that mark the young lovers' tragedy. In Alessandra Ferri and Wayne Eagling the roles are lived with tremendous intensity, whether soaring during the balcony pas de deux or caught in the last agonizing moments in the Capulet vault."--Back of container
Carols for Christmas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 24 traditional Christmas carols enhanced by a rich profusion of paintings, prints, decorative and entertaining illustrations from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
La Fille mal gardée by Ferdinand Hérold( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lise, the only daughter of Simone, a widow and owner of a prosperous farm, is in love with Colas, a young farmer, but her mother has far more ambitious plans
American Ballet Theatre in San Francisco( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a programme of short ballets from the repertory of the American Ballet Theatre
 
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Alternative Names
Robin Scott BBC executive

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