WorldCat Identities

Dean, Christopher 1958-

Overview
Works: 52 works in 96 publications in 2 languages and 2,276 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Performer, Dancer, Creator
Classifications: GV850.T63, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Dean
Torvill & Dean : the autobiography of ice dancing's greatest stars by Jayne Torvill ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torvill & Dean by Jayne Torvill ( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of their hard work and determination, combined with interpretive flair and technical brilliance, which earned them a place in the record books.___
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando, garden designer Julie Moir Messervy, choreographer Mark Morris, ice dancers Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean, and filmmaker Atom Egoyan, each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Inspired by Bach ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando and ice dancers Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean, each involving one of Bach's six Cello Suites
Inspired by Bach. [featuring Suite no. 6 for unaccompanied cello] ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yo-Yo Ma and ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration resulting in a "cosmic" ice dance of Bach's sixth suite. Tom McCamus portrays J.S. Bach in a monolog preceding the ice dance
Six gestures ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Yo-Yo Ma decided to re-record Bach's suites for unaccompanied cello, he invited skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean to join him in interpreting the sixth suite. Alternating sequences of Ma's performance, Torvill and Dean's ice dance, and McManus' speaking as Bach during the years 1717-1723. One of a series of films presenting Ma's collaborations with artists from different disciplines, using Bach suites as starting points for new works in those artists' mediums
The best of Stars on ice ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features performances by legendary figure skaters
Torvill & Dean path to perfection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fascinating documentary chronicling the rise to the top by Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, including interviews with those who knew them and helped them on the road to success. No less than eight whole dance routines are included in the program -- the World Championships in 1980, 1982, and 1983 plus the European Championships from Budapest and the Williams and Glyn Gala in 1981
Torvill & Dean with the Russian all stars ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torvill, Dean and the Russian all stars interpret a wide variety of music, from Ravell's bolero to Phil Collins, with artistry and magic that has made them the World Professional Champions
Struggle for hope suite no. 5 for unaccompanied cello ; Six gestures : suite no. 6 for unaccompanied cello ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ma and Bando create a classic Kabuki dance to express the emotion of Bach's music. Yo-Yo Ma invited skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean to join him in interpreting Bach's sixth suite for unaccompanied cello
Six gestures suite no. 6 for unaccompanied cello ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yo-Yo Ma invited skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean to join him in interpreting Bach's sixth suite for unaccompanied cello. Alternating sequences of Ma's performance, Torvill and Dean's ice dance, and McManus' speaking as Bach during the years 1717-1723
Yo-Yo Ma inspired by Bach. Struggle for hope : suite no. 5 for unaccompanied cello ; Six gestures : suite no. 6 for unaccompanied cello ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ma and Bando create a classic Kabuki dance to express the emotion of Bach's music. Yo-Yo Ma invited skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean to join him in interpreting Bach's sixth suite for unaccompanied cello
Torvill & Dean ice dancing seminar highlights ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olympic Gold Medal ice dancers, Christopher Dean and Jayne Torvill talk about their ice dancing principles, practices and philosophies. Fans get a rare glimpse into Torvill and Dean's feelings about skating, performing and their careers
Yo-Yo Ma, inspired by Bach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torvill & Dean's Fire and ice by Carl Davis ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torvill & Dean face the music : the tour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torvill and Dean's farewell show, recorded at Wembley Arena in June 1995, accompanied by an international company of ice dancers, plus interviews, behind the scenes footage and routines
Torvill & Dean face the music ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cello suites inspired by Bach by Yo-Yo Ma ( )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extensive footage from the 6 films, "Inspired by Bach," audio excerpts from the cello suites with linked scores to follow the music, press information about the series, high resolution still photographs of Yo-Yo Ma, historical essay about the Cello suites in English, French and German, and Yo-Yo-Ma's tour schedule, discography, and biography
The very best of Torvill and Dean by Jayne Torvill ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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