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Royal Ballet

Overview
Works: 1,152 works in 1,949 publications in 2 languages and 21,482 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Filmed ballets  Juvenile works  Cultural television programs  Fantasy films  Televised ballets 
Roles: Performer, Dancer, Editor, Other
Classifications: GV1790.N88, 791.4372
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Tales of Beatrix Potter by John Lanchbery( visu )
21 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
The world of storyteller Beatrix Potter comes to life in this ballet through the magic of music and dance
Romeo and Juliet : ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( visu )
30 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 767 libraries worldwide
The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
The Nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
28 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's musical setting of the Christmas fantasy by E.T.A. Hoffmann, with musical scenario revised by Peter Wright
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on December 5, 2006. Features the Royal Ballet, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Valeriy Ovsyanikov. Alina Cojocaru and Federico Bonelli star in the production
Ballet spectacular : a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world by Lisa Miles( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
An introduction to ballet features facts on the dance discipline's history, basic steps, costumes, and famous dancers, and includes details of iconic performances from the Royal Ballet
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 libraries worldwide
"Swan Lake is regarded as one of the greatest works in the art of ballet. The magic of Tchaikovsky's music, embodying the love of Prince Siegfried for the enchanted Swan Queen, has greatly contributed to making this the best-loved of all classical ballets ... Prince Siegfried celebrates his twenty-first birthday; his mother tells him it is time to marry, but he prefers to go hunting. Alone, by a lakeside, he sees a swan who turns to human form. She is an enchanted princess who can be saved only by ture love. He promises this, but is tricked by the wicked magician who disguises his own daughter as the swan-maiden"--Container
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( visu )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A performance of the tragic ballet set in 19th century Vienna about an unhappily married prince whose love affair causes a royal scandal
The firebird ; & Les noces by Igor Stravinsky( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 354 libraries worldwide
La noces: presents the ritual of a Russian folk wedding in dance form
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Joby Talbot( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Lewis Carroll's fantastical masterpiece is wonderfully captured in Christopher Wheeldon's brilliantly imaginative new ballet. With Principal dancer Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice, captivating designs by Bob Crowley and a lively, engaging new score by Joby Talbot, The Times described this new commission for The Royal Ballet as 'spectacular family entertainment brought to life with enormous theatrical verve.'
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( visu )
14 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 296 libraries worldwide
The 1969 Royal Ballet performance of Prokofiev's 3-act ballet Cinderella
Discovering ballet by Robin May( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Explains how ballet began, how ballets are produced, and what is taught in a ballet school. Contrasts modern ballet with classical ballet and introduces all-time favorite ballets
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 libraries worldwide
The classic Dido and Aeneas combines traditional performances of the opera singers with contemporary dance. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to heartbreak and tragedy
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 libraries worldwide
The story of a peasant girl (Giselle) who goes mad and dies of a broken heart when she discovers that her beloved is a nobleman betrothed to another
Ballet favourites ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
A compilation of excerpts from ballets showcases the talents of many of the greatest dancers of recent years
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 250 libraries worldwide
The chief attraction of this 1968 adaptation is Rudolf Nureyev, who had defected to the West in 1961. This is his adaptation of the work, and the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. The production made ballerina Merle Park a star. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom
Prima Princessa presents Sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Join Prima Princessa on a fairy dust filled springtime adventure to see excerpts of "The Sleeping Beauty" performed live by The Royal Ballet in London, England. The animated Prima Princessa narrates the story, and between acts mini ballet demonstrations from students at the School of American Ballet are featured. After the ballet is over, the adventure continues with a magical tea party and fun floral crafts!
Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel( visu )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
A filmed performance of Handel's opera based on the Greek tale of Acis and Galatea and celebrating the simplicity of rural life
Manon : a ballet by Jules Massenet( visu )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 242 libraries worldwide
A ballet of the love story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux, a tragedy of innocence corrupted in the pleasure-seeking world of 18th century Paris
Sylvia by Léo Delibes( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Ashton's Sylvia, originally created for Sadler's Wells Ballet in 1952, has been lovingly restored to its glorious 3-act version in this re-staging by Christopher Newton for the Royal Ballet's 75th anniversary. Starring Britain's favourite ballerina, Darcey Bussell and recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 1st and 5th December 2005
Tales of Beatrix Potter by John Lanchbery( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Some of the best-loved tales of the children's story-teller are presented as a ballet by dancers in costumes and masks that recreate Potter's illustrations
 
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controlled identity Sadler's Wells Ballet

Royal Ballet (London)
Royal Opera House (Londyn). Royal Ballet.
Royŏl Balle
Royŏl Palle
Sadler's Wells Ballet
Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet
Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet London
The Royal Ballet.
Vic-Wells Ballet
Languages
English (233)
Italian (3)
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