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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Margot Fonteyn; Rudolf Nureyev; David Blair; Frederick Ashton; John Lanchbery; Anthony Havelock-Allan; Michel Fokine; Nikolaĭ Grigorʹevich Sergeev; Marius Petipa; Anthony Asquith; Ninette De Valois; Royal Opera House (London, England); Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra.; British Home Entertainment.; Kultur International Films.
|Notes:||Program content: c1963.
Special features: biographies of Nureyev and Fonteyn.
|Credits:||The Royal Ballet, director Ninette De Valois; directors of photography, Christopher Challis, Geoffrey Unsworth ; camera, David Harcourt, Gerry Fisher, Gerry Lewis, Bud Hubrich, Jeff Seaholme, Bob Kindred, James Rawden, Eric Desche, Bob Thomson, Tony White ; editors, Richard Marden, James Clark ; music, Frederick Chopin, Ricardo Drigo, Maurice Ravel, Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky ; sets and costumes, Oliver Messel.|
|Performer(s):||Principal dancers, Margot Fonteyn, Rudolph Nureyev, David Blair ; featured dancers Graham Usher, Merle Park, Georgina Parkinson, Antoinette Sibley, Brian Shaw, Souglas Steuart, Virginia Wakelyn, Ann Howard, Ronald Plaisted, Alexander Grant, Keith Milland, Laurence Ruffell, Leslie Edwards, Ray Powell, Deanne Bergsma, Derek Rencher, Gerd Larsen; artists of the Royal Ballet ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; conductor, John Lanchbery.|
|Event notes:||Filmed in performance at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.|
|Contents:||Les sylphides / choreography, Michel Fokine ; music, Frederic Chopin, arranged by Roy Douglas ; present production revived by Serge Grigoriev and Lubov Tchernicheva ; directed by Anthony Asquith (29 min.) --
Le corsaire / choreography, Rudolph Nureyev ; music, Ricardo Drigo ; directed by Anthony Havelock-Allan (8 min.) --
La valse / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, Maurice Ravel ; directed by Anthony Havelock-Allan (13 min.) --
Aurora's wedding (Act III of "The sleeping beauty") / produced by Nicholas Sergueeff ; after the choreography of Marius Petipa ; music, Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky ; sets and costumes designed by Oliver Messel ; directed by Anthony Asquith (33 min.)
|Other Titles:||Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin).
Corsair (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M).
Valse (Choreographic work : Ashton).
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Petipa, M).
|Responsibility:||British Home Entertainment Limited in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden present ; The Royal Ballet director, Ninette De Valois ; principal choreographer, Frederick Ashton ; principal conductor, John Lanchbery ; produced by Anthony Havelock-Allan.|