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Dancing for Mr. B : six Balanchine ballerinas

Author: Anne BelleDeborah DicksonMarian SeldesDon LenzerMaria TallchiefAll authors
Publisher: New York : Nonesuch : WarnerVision Entertainment, 1995.
Series: Nonesuch dance collection.; Balanchine library.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrays six of Balanchine's celebrated American ballerinas and, through them, also illuminates the life of their mentor.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: George Balanchine; Maria Tallchief; Mary Ellen Moylan; Melissa Hayden; Allegra Kent; Merrill Ashley; Darci Kistler; Merrill Ashley; George Balanchine; Melissa Hayden; Allegra Kent; Darci Kistler; Mary Ellen Moylan; Maria Tallchief
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Belle; Deborah Dickson; Marian Seldes; Don Lenzer; Maria Tallchief; Mary Ellen Moylan; Melissa Hayden; Allegra Kent; Merrill Ashley; Darci Kistler; Seahorse Films.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Nonesuch Records (Firm); WarnerVision Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 32767140
Notes: Videocassette release of a 1989 motion picture.
Credits: Cinematographer, Don Lenzer ; narrator, Marion Seldes.
Performer(s): Maria Tallchief, Mary Ellen Moylan, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Merrill Ashley, Darci Kistler.
Description: 1 videocassette (86 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Excerpts from: Serenade / danced by the ensemble --
The nutcracker / danced by Moylan --
Rehearsal (1947) of The four temperaments / Sanguinic danced by Moylan and Fred Danieli ; Choleric danced by Le Clercq --
Firebird: Berceuse and pas de deux / danced by Tallchief and Michael Maule --
Concerto barocco / danced by Diana Adams and Le Clercq --
Scotch symphony / danced by Tallchief, Eglevsky, and male ensemble --
Don Quixote pas de deux / choreography after Marius Petipa ; danced by Tallchief --
Stars and stripes / danced by Hayden --
Agon / danced by Kent and Arthur Mitchell --
Symphony in C / danced by Kent, Conrad Ludlow, and ensemble --
Tchaikovsky pas de deux / danced by Hayden and Edward Villella --
Apollo / danced by Farrell and Peter Martins --
Ballo della regina / danced by Ashley --
Swan Lake : Act II / choreography staged by Alexandra Danilova after Lev Ivanov ; danced by Kistler and Cornel Crabtree --
The four temperaments: Sanguinic / danced by Ashley and Daniel Duell --
Rehearsal of La sonnambula, danced by Kistler and Ib Anderson.
Series Title: Nonesuch dance collection.; Balanchine library.
Responsibility: an Anne Belle film ; producer and director, Anne Belle ; co-director and editor, Deborah Dickson ; a production of Seahorse Films in association with WNET/New York.

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Portrays six of Balanchine's celebrated American ballerinas and, through them, also illuminates the life of their mentor.

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