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ABT & Frederick Ashton's Sylvia : Works & process at the Guggenheim

Author: Mary Sharp CronsonManuel R RodriguezElizabeth KayeChristopher NewtonDavid VaughanAll authors
Publisher: 2005.
Series: Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elizabeth Kaye, host of ABTalks, moderates a panel discussion, interspersed with selections from Sylvia. Panelists include Christopher Newton, ballet master for the Royal Ballet and choreographer for this version of Sylvia; and David Vaughan, biographer of Frederick Ashton. Christopher Newton explains the plot of the ballet, introduces each scene performed, talks about Ashton's ballet based on the Beatrix Potter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video
Dance
Named Person: Frederick Ashton; Margot Fonteyn; Frederick Ashton; Margot Fonteyn
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Sharp Cronson; Manuel R Rodriguez; Elizabeth Kaye; Christopher Newton; David Vaughan; Paloma Herrera; Carmen Corella; Gennadi Saveliev; Danny Tidwell; Ángel Corella; Carrie Jensen; Craig Salstein; Jared Matthews; Laura Hidalgo; Barbara Bilach; Sarawanee Tanatanit; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
OCLC Number: 180190458
Performer(s): Host, Manny Rodriguez ; pianist, Barbara Bilach ; dancers: Paloma Herrera (Sylvia), Angel Corella (Aminta), Gennadi Saveliev (Orion), Danny Tidwell (Eros), Carmen Corella (Diana), Carrie Jensen (Naiad), Craig Salstein (Faun, Slave), Jared Matthews (Slave), Laura Hidalgo, Sarawanee Tanatanit (Concubines).
Event notes: Recorded as part of the Works & process performance series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, on Apr. 4, 2005.
Description: 1 videodisc (NTSC) (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Other Titles: American Ballet Theatre & Frederick Ashton's Sylvia
Frederick Ashton's Sylvia
Sylvia (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Responsibility: [performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson].

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Elizabeth Kaye, host of ABTalks, moderates a panel discussion, interspersed with selections from Sylvia. Panelists include Christopher Newton, ballet master for the Royal Ballet and choreographer for this version of Sylvia; and David Vaughan, biographer of Frederick Ashton. Christopher Newton explains the plot of the ballet, introduces each scene performed, talks about Ashton's ballet based on the Beatrix Potter Tales, which was choreographed late in his career, and describes the Fred step. David Vaughan discusses how Ashton came to create this ballet, elaborates on his choreographic style, and discusses Ashton's innovative slow male solos. Elizabeth Kaye talks about Ashton's style of choreography and the panelists discuss Ashton's muse Margot Fonteyn. Includes a brief film clip from an interview with Frederick Ashton.

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