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Kylian, Jiri 1947-

Overview
Works: 461 works in 644 publications in 7 languages and 3,890 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Television adaptations  Interviews  Film adaptations 
Roles: Choreographer, Set designer , Costume designer, Performer, Interviewee, Creator, Contributor, Other, Director, Adapter
Classifications: AE5, 792.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jiri Kylian
Road to the Stamping ground by David Muir ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kylian's ballet Stamping ground was inspired by the Australian aborigine dance ceremony he witnessed in 1980. This film includes footage from the Australian ceremonies, intercut with the choreographer and his own dancers working in the Hague. Includes complete performances of the finished ballet Stamping ground, and of a stamping dance performed by Australian tribesmen
L'enfant et les sortilèges by Maurice Ravel ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy who doesn't want to study has a tantrum and wrecks his room. Animated by his naughtiness, objects come to life and begin to sing and dance, drawing the boy into their enchanted world
Tout près des étoiles les danseurs de l'Opéra de Paris = Etoiles : dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrates the legacy of the famed Paris Opera Ballet by weaving together rehearsals, interviews and snapshots as the dancers work on classical ballets as well as contempary works. Delve into the psychology of dance by talking candidly with some of the biggest stars in dance today, who give perspectives on how and why they endure the emotional and physical hardships of the drive to be on stage
Jiri Kylian's Black & white ballets ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six short ballets that display the inventive and daring choreography of Jiří Kylián
L'histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The soldier has fourteen days' leave and is heading home on foot. Somewhere between Chur and Wallenstein, as he rests on the bank of a stream and plays his fiddle, the Devil appears dressed as an old man. The two of them strike a deal, Satan will get the fiddle and in return the soldier will receive a book to which the devil ascribes magic powers promising great riches. The soldier agrees to be the guest of the devil for three days, during which time he will teach him to play the fiddle
Nederlands Dans Theater celebrates Jiří Kylián by Jiri Kylian ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sleepless: In this video, the Nederlands Dans Theater performs Sleepless by the choreographer Jiri Kylian to music by the composer Dirk Haubrich, who adapted passages from several pieces by Mozart
An Evening with Nederlands Dans Theater ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprend quatre chorégraphies de Jiri Kylian interprétées par le Nederlands Dans Theater
Peter and the wolf Nederlands Dans Theater in Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains two ballets based on the music of the French composer Maurice Ravel, and the Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev. Both are about a small boy and his dealings with the nature surrounding him
Silent cries by Hans Hulscher ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uitvoering van het ballet op de muziek van Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Nederlands Dans Theater ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony in D: one of the most original choreographic talents in Europe Jiri Kylian demonstrates a remarkable ability to create a highly inventive and graceful ballet which is at the same time extremely funny. Set to Haydn's "Clock" and "La Chasse" symphonies it is an affectionate parody of classical ballet poses performed with great wit and style
Transfigured night ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance of work, without opening (ca. 21 min.), followed by a second recording of ending (ca. 5 min.) videotaped from a slightly higher vantage point, possibly at another performance
Torso ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torso is a sexy, steamy look at two lost lovers--a sultry ambivalent woman, and an anguished man. It is unclear whether she is real or a figment of his imagination, or what role she plays in his distress
Symphony in D workshop ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows Jiri Kylian rehearsing his ballet, Symphony in D, with students from the Royal Ballet School in London. Presents an interview with Kylian about his exile from Czechoslovakia and his life as a choreographer and dancer. Also includes a full performance of the work given by the Nederlands Dans Theater in the Hague
Sabine Kupferberg woman of a thousand faces ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony in D documentary ( )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four by Kylian ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video look at four ballets by Kylian
La cathedrale engloutie ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weergave van het ballet "La cathed́rale engloutie", (de verzonken kathedraal) van Jiri Kylian, naar de gelijknamige muziek van Claude Debussy
Sinfonietta ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Dutch and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ballet van Jiri Kyliàn op muziek van Leos Janáček. Met deze muziek wilde Janáček "de vrije Tsjechische mens in al zijn schoonheid, levensvreugde en kracht" bezingen
Stamping ground ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kaguyahime the moonprincess ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the moon princess who descends to earth and is cared for by the family of a bamboo cutter. Her luminous beauty is meant to spread peance and happiness, but instead the rivalry her heavenly presence provokes results in war
 
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English (81)
French (27)
German (4)
Dutch (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (1)
Czech (1)
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