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Bourne, Matthew 1960-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 96 publications in 4 languages and 1,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Interviews  Musical settings  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Fairy tales  Christmas stories  Ballet films 
Roles: Director, Choreographer, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: GV1790.S8, 792.842
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Most widely held works by Matthew Bourne
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Bourne's re-imagining of the Swan Lake tale, with a chorus of male swans, tells the story of an unloved prince, a cold, heartless mother, an unsuitable girlfriend and a flock of menacing and mysterious swans, led by a haunting and sinister figure - the swan of the prince's dreams
Matthew Bourne's Swan lake ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Bourne's reinterpretation of Swan lake, which features male dancers in traditionally female roles
Great pas de deux ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Top dancers of the 20th century perform pas de deux from popular ballets
A midsummer night's dream Le songe d'une nuit d'été : opéra en trois actes = Ein Sommernachtstraum : Oper in drei Akten by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hermia and Lysander plan to flee from the city under cover of darkness but are pursued by an enraged Demetrius (who is himself pursued by an enraptured Helena). In the forest, unbeknownst to the mortals, Oberon and Titania (King and Queen of the faeries) are having a spat over a servant boy. The plot twists when Oberon's head mischief-maker, Puck, runs loose with a flower that causes people to fall in love with the first thing they see upon waking. DVD format
Nutcracker the untold story by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows Clara's journey from a bleak Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross' Orphanage, through a shimmering wonderland to the spectacular candy land of Sweetieland. Tchaikovsky's much-loved score and Olivier Award-winning designer Anthony Ward's stunning sets and costumes with sizzling choreography. Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker promises a fresh serving of the traditonal Christmas fare
The car man by Matthew Bourne ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This ballet uses the stirring and passionate music of Bizet's Carmen as the basis for a completely new and original tale. Set in the early 1960's, the dreams and passions of a small community are shattered by the arrival of a handsome stranger. Fuelled by heat and desire, the inhabitants are drawn into a spiral of greed, opportunism, sex and murder
Matthew Bourne refreshing the classics and winning audiences over ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choreographer Matthew Bourne talks about making dance accessible, commercial success, and re-creating classic stories by making them relevant for today
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping beauty : Gothic romance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choreographer Matthew Bourne returns to the music of Tchaikovsky to complete the trio of the composer's ballet masterworks. Bourne sets the Christening of Aurora, the story's heroine, in the year of the ballet's first performance: the height of the Fin de siecle period when fairies, vampires, and decadent opulence fed the gothic imagination. Years later, awakening from her century-long slumber, Aurora finds herself in the modern day; a world more mysterious and wonderful than any fairy story
Swan lake by Matthew Bourne ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When it premiered at Sadler's Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne's triumphant modern re-interpretation of SWAN LAKE turned tradition upside down, taking the dance world by storm. Now firmly crowned as a modern day classic, this iconic production is perhaps best-known for replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble. Matthew Bourne blends dance, humor and spectacle with extravagant
The Nutcracker by Matthew Bourne ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's musical setting of the Christmas fantasy by E.T.A. Hoffmann
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping beauty : A gothic romance by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choreographer Matthew Bourne returns to the music of Tchaikovsky to complete the trio of the composer's ballet masterworks. Bourne sets the Christening of Aurora, the story's heroine, in the year of the ballet's first performance: the height of the Fin de siecle period when fairies, vampires, and decadent opulence fed the gothic imagination. Years later, awakening from her century-long slumber, Aurora finds herself in the modern day; a world more mysterious and wonderful than any fairy story
Tchaikovsky's Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enjoy a full length performance of the world's favourite ballet performed by stars of the Bolshoi Ballet and the Kirov Ballet of St Petersburg. Set to the celebrated music of Tchaikovsky, this enduring love story tells the tale of Prince Siegfried who falls in love with the enchanted swan princess, Odette. Condemned by the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart, the curse can be broken only by true love, which would also destroy the evil magician. With the Grand Corps De Ballet from the Company of the National Ballet of St Petersburg dancing to the choreography of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, the fairytale of Swan Lake comes to life in this DVD
Matthew Bourne and His Adventures in Dance Conversations with Alastair Macaulay by Alastair Macaulay ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1987, a small, aspirant dance group with a striking name made its debut on the London fringe. In 1996, Adventures in Motion Pictures made history as the first modern dance company to open a production in London's West End. From this achievement, AMP sailed triumphantly to Broadway - winning three Tony Awards - guided by Artistic Director Matthew Bourne. Even before the inception of AMP, Bourne was fascinated by theatre, by characterization, and by the history of dance. In his early works - Spitfire, Town & Country and Deadly Serious - Bourne brought a novel approach to dance. And in his rewo
Adventures in Motion Pictures production of Matthew Bourne's The car man an auto-erotic thriller ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dreams and passions of a small community are shattered by the arrival of a handsome stranger. Fuelled by heat and desire, the inhabitants are drawn into a spiral of greed, opportunism, sex and murder
Edward Scissorhands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swan Lake ; Nutcracker ; The car man by Matthew Bourne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Bourne's Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Bourne's reinterpretation of Swan lake, which features male dancers in traditionally female roles
A Midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spectacle musical sur scène enregistré en direct du Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelone en avril 2005
The car man : [program] ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Bourne and his adventures in dance : conversations with Alastair Macaulay by Matthew Bourne ( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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