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Argonon (Firm)

Overview
Works: 7 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 307 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Cultural television programs  Televised ballets  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Filmed ballets  Biography  History 
Classifications: GV1790.S835, 792.8
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Most widely held works by Argonon (Firm)
Matthew Bourne's Swan lake( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Bourne's reinterpretation of Swan lake, which features male dancers in traditionally female roles
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping beauty : Gothic romance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 73 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 )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 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
Darcey Bussell : Darcey's ballerina heroines ; A ballerina's life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussell spent two decades at the top of the ballet world, becoming one of ballet's most famous faces. In Darcey's Ballerina Heroines, the changing role of the ballerina through time is explored. We encounter the challenges that Darcey's predecessors experienced; discover the women who broke the rules, and learn what it takes to be one of the greats. A Ballerina's Life shifts focus to Bussell herself. Accompanying clips detail some of her greatest performances as she talks about life at the top and reflects on her career from its earliest days
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping beauty : A gothic romance by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 5 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
Bach : a passionate life( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Written and presented by John Eliot Gardiner, one of the world's leading interpreters of Bach's music, Bach: A Passionate Life takes us on a physical, musical and intellectual journey in search of Bach the man and the musician
A beauty is born : Matthew Bourne's Sleeping beauty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This documentary follows Matthew Bourne as he attempts to re-interpret Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty from first workshops to final rehearsals with set and costumes. Matthew Bourne is Britain's most commercially successful choreographer. A virtuoso storyteller, he famously reimagined the traditional Swan Lake ballet with muscular male swans, instantly creating a worldwide hit. Now he is reinterpreting Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty. imagine... and Alan Yentob have exclusive access to the creative process, from first workshops to final rehearsals with set and costumes, and the programme revisits Bourne's many ground-breaking shows to chart his inexorable rise
 
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