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40 years of dance on BBC Television : from Karsavina to Mukhamedov; from The moor's pavane to Strange fish

Author: Michel FokineFrédéric ChopinLydia SokolovaCyril W BeaumontRichard GreenoughAll authors
Publisher: United Kingdom : British Broadcasting Corporation, ©1953-©1994.
Series: 40 years of dance on BBC Television.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First in a series of three screenings of television programs on dance presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation between 1953 and 1994. The programs include documentaries, recorded stage performances and adaptations of stage performances, and video- and cinedance works. For the second and third screenings in this series, see *MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 2 and cassette 3.
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Genre/Form: Dance
Compilations
Video
Television
Named Person: Tamara Platonovna Karsavina; Alicia Markova, Dame; Violetta Prokhorova Elvin; John Field; Svetlana Beriosova; Michael Clark; Jeyaverni Jeganathan; Savitha Shekhar; Vidya Thirunarayan; Desmond Doyle; Marcia Haydée; Egon Madsen; Lynn Seymour; John Chesworth; Vergie Derman; Derek Rencher; Anthony Dowell; Georgina Parkinson; Jacqueline Horner; John Lanchbery; Anny Mory; Patricia Parker; John Mitchinson; Paul Hudson; Martha Argerich; Homero Francesch; Cyprien Katsaris; Krystian Zimerman; Leonard Bernstein
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Fokine; Frédéric Chopin; Lydia Sokolova; Cyril W Beaumont; Richard Greenough; Richard Alston; Bob Lockyer; Christian Simpson; Shobana Jeyasingh; Linda Zuck; John Cranko; Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin; Kurt-Heinz Stolze; Orlando Gough; Terry Braun; Rodney Wilson; Margaret Dale; Clifford Hatts; Peter Wesson; Peter Wright; Bronislava Nijinska; Igor Stravinsky; Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna Goncharova; Michael Somes; John Drummond; John Selwyn Gilbert; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Arts Council of Great Britain.; New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
OCLC Number: 80190536
Notes: Title from accompanying program.
Event notes: Compilation of five television programs screened at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on September 28, 1994.
Description: 1 videocassette (113 min.) : sd., b&w and col. NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Contents: Les sylphides (1953, 32 min., b&w) / producer/director, Christian Simpson ; artistic adviser, Cyril W. Beaumont ; introduced by Tamara Karsavina ; choreography, Michel Fokine ; corps de ballet rehearsed by Lydia Sokolova ; music, Frédéric Chopin ; scenery, Richard Greenough ; performed by Alicia Markova, Violetta Elvin, Svetlana Beriosova, John Field, and ensemble ; conductor, Eric Robinson. Dutiful ducks (1982, 3 min., col.) / director, Bob Lockyer ; choreography, Richard Alston ; performed by Michael Clark. Duets with automobiles (1994, 15 min., col.) / from the series Dance for the camera ; produced by Illuminations for the BBC and the Arts Council of Great Britain ; producer, Linda Zuck ; executive producers, Rodney Wilson and Bob Lockyer ; director, Terry Braun ; choreography, Shobana Jeyasingh ; music, Orlando Gough and K. Krishnamurthy ("Jathi") ; performed by Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Jeyaverni Jeganathan, Savitha Shekhar, and Vidya Thirunarayan ; singers, Jeremy Birchall, Jacqueline Horner, and Manickam Yogeswaran. Eugene Onegin (1966, 35 min., b&w) / producers, Margaret Dale and Peter Wright ; director, Peter Wright ; choreography, John Cranko ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, arranged by Kurt-Heinz Stolze ; scenario, inspired by the poem by Aleksandr Pushkin ; design, Clifford Hatts ; lighting, Peter Wesson ; performed by Desmond Doyle (Eugene Onegin), Marcia Haydée (Tatyana Larina), Egon Madsen (Vladimir Lensky), Lynn Seymour (Olga Larina), John Chesworth (Prince Gremin), Freda Bamford (Madame Larina), Nora Ogonovsky (nurse), Peter Hawkins (narrator), and others. Les noces (1978, 24 min., col.) / excerpt from a 90-min. program devised and presented by John Drummond ; producer, John Selwyn Gilbert ; director, Bob Lockyer ; choreography, Bronislava Nijinska, rehearsed under the supervision of Michael Somes ; music/words, Igor Stravinsky ; design, Natalia Goncharova ; performed by the Royal Ballet: Vergie Derman (bride), Derek Rencher (bridegroom), Anthony Dowell, Leslie Edwards, Romayne Grigorova, Gerd Larsen, Christopher Newton, Georgina Parkinson, and others ; conductor, Leonard Bernstein ; singers, Anny Mory (soprano), Patricia Parker (mezzo soprano), John Mitchinson (tenor), and Paul Hudson (bass) ; pianists, Martha Argerich, Homero Francesch, Cyprien Katsaris, and Krystian Zimerman ; London Percussion Ensemble and the English Bach Festival Chorus.
Series Title: 40 years of dance on BBC Television.
Responsibility: presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in conjunction with the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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First in a series of three screenings of television programs on dance presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation between 1953 and 1994. The programs include documentaries, recorded stage performances and adaptations of stage performances, and video- and cinedance works. For the second and third screenings in this series, see *MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 2 and cassette 3.

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