Australia dancesAdditional title: Terra Australis (Choreographic work : Borovansky)Additional title: Display (Choreographic work : Helpmann)Additional title: Elektra (Choreographic work : Helpmann)Additional title: Demon machine (Choreographic work : Bodenwieser)Additional title: Rumours (Choreographic work : Murphy)Additional title: Daphnis and Chloe (Choreographic work : Murphy)Additional title: Shining (Choreographic work : Murphy)
NamesBorovansky, Edouard, 1902-1959 (Choreographer)Bodenwieser, Gertrud (Choreographer)Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986 (Commentator)Murphy, Graeme (Commentator)Bain, Keith (Commentator)Scott, Margaret (Commentator)Stock, Cheryl (Commentator)Stock, Cheryl (Choreographer)Warren, Leigh (Commentator)Chan, Kai Tai (Choreographer)Hafner, Dorinda (Commentator)Taylor, Jonathan (Commentator)Saliba, Paul (Commentator)Heimans, Frank (Producer)Anderson, J. Ringland (Cinematographer)Australian Ballet School (Associated name)Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Performer)Original Ballet Russe (Performer)Australian Ballet (Performer)Dance North (Company) (Performer)Australian Dance Theatre (Performer)Sydney Dance Company (Performer)One Extra Dance Theatre (Company) (Performer)Victorian College of the Arts School of Dance, Melbourne (Performer)Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre (Performer)Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986 (Choreographer)Murphy, Graeme (Choreographer)Warren, Leigh (Choreographer)Hafner, Dorinda (Dancer)Saliba, Paul (Choreographer)Heimans, Frank (Director)
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Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1990
Table of ContentsDANCE CONTENTS: Cassette 1 (approx. 62 min.): Minuet and waltz, perf. by Desme White's Heritage Dancers. -- Aboriginal dances. -- Excerpts of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and De Basil's Ballet Russe in Graduation ball, Les présages, Carnaval, The nutcracker, and Aurora's wedding, filmed by Dr. Ringland Anderson. -- Excerpt from Terra Australis, perf. by the Borovansky Ballet. Chor: Edouard Borovansky. -- Excerpts from The display and Elektra, perf. by the Australian Ballet. Chor: Helpmann. -- Excerpts from Swan lake and The sleeping beauty, perf. by the Australian Ballet. -- Excerpt from The demon machine. Chor: Gertrud Bodenwieser. -- Excerpt from Desert magic, perf. by Dance North. Chor: Stock. -- Excerpt from Never mind the bindies, perf. by Australian Dance Theatre. Chor: Warren. -- Excerpts from Rumours, Shining, Daphnis and Chloe, and Some rooms, perf. by Sydney Dance Company. Chor: Murphy. -- Excerpt from Jari jari, perf. by One Extra Company. Chor: Kai Tai Chan. -- Social dancing. -- Cassette 2 (approx. 29 min.): Folk dancing. -- African dance, perf. by Dorinda Hafner and company. -- Flamenco dancing, perf. by Conchita Gonzales Flamenco Dancers. -- No deposit, no return, perf. by students at Victorian College of the Arts School of Dance. Chor: Christina Sheppard and Sue Walsh. -- Excerpts from Birds and Women, perf. by Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre. Chor: Paul Saliba. -- Excerpt from The host, perf. by |||| students at National Capital Ballet School. Chor: Natalie Weir.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8646Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2552 (former)
TopicsDance -- AustraliaBallet -- AustraliaModern dance -- AustraliaFlamencoFolk dancing -- Australia
GenresDocumentary filmsMotion picturesFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: Motion picture produced by Cinetel Productions Pty Ltd., Sydney. Producer/director/writer/editor: Frank Heimans. Director of photography: Tony Wilson.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (92 min.) : sound, color iwth black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionWide-ranging survey of dance in Australia, including ritual, theatrical, social, and folk and ethnic dancing. Commentators include Kathryn Lowe, Geoffrey Ingram, Edward H. Park, Keith Bain, Sir Robert Helpmann, Margaret Scott, Cheryl Stock, Leigh Warren, Graeme Murphy, Dorinda Hafner, Jonathan Taylor, Paul Saliba, and others.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY916044150-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170531Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb6f0690-8cf3-0135-4704-15dee7ab7f47
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