The magic of dance, part IIAdditional title: Dying swan (Choreographic work : Fokine)Additional title: Nuit (Choreographic work : Legat, N)Additional title: Rondino (Choreographic work : Pavlova)Additional title: Return of springtime (Choreographic work : Skeaping)Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work)Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work)Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work)Additional title: Petrouchka (Choreographic work : Fokin)Additional title: Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesFonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Narrator)Pavlova, Anna, 1881-1931 (Dancer)Sleep, Wayne (Dancer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)Udaeta, José de (Dancer)Morishita, Yōko, 1948- (Dancer)Shimizu, Tetsutaro (Dancer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Rambert, Marie (Speaker)Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Kelly, Desmond (Dancer)Lorrayne, Vyvyan (Dancer)Sinclair, Carolyn (Dancer)Hawkins, Matthew (Dancer)Nye, Sue (Dancer)Durang, John, 1768-1822 (Choreographer)Foy, Patricia (Producer)Guest, Ivor, 1920-2018 (Consultant)Legat, Nikolaĭ Gustavovich, 1869-1937 (Choreographer)Skeaping, Mary (Choreographer)Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Host)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Dancer)Esbart Dansaire de Rubí (Dancer)Royal Ballet (Dancer)British Broadcasting Corporation (Production company)
The magic of dance
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979Place: U.K.Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation
Table of ContentsAnna Pavlova's memorial service. Excerpts of Pavlova dancing The dying swan (Fokine), La nuit (N. Legat), and Rondino (Pavlova) (10 min.) / danced by Pavlova -- Children of Theater Street (film) : brief excerpt -- Flore and Zephyr : the return of springtime (4 min. excerpt) / choreography, Mary Skeaping ; music, Cesare Bossi ; performed by Carolyn Sinclair, Matthew Hawkins, and Sue Nye -- John Durang's hornpipe reconstructed (3 min.) / danced by Wayne Sleep -- Giselle, Act II excerpt (ca. 3 min.) / danced by Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev -- Zapateado (1 min.) / danced by José de Udaeta -- Jota (3 min.) / danced by Esbart Dansaire de Rubi -- Don Quixote, opening adagio (5 min.) / danced by Yoko Morishita and Tetsutaro Shimizu -- Fonteyn discusses Tchaikovsky while touring his house in Russia (4 min.) -- The sleeping beauty, excerpt (ca. 5 min.) / danced by Fonteyn and the Royal Ballet -- Marie Rambert discusses Diaghilev (2 min.) -- Petrushka, scene II (4 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine ; music, Stravinsky ; danced by Mikhail Baryshnikov -- Apollo, pas de deux (4 min.) / choreography, George Balanchine ; music, Stravinsky ; danced by Desmond Kelly and Vyvyan Lorrayne.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7265Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-146 (former)
TopicsDiaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929Durang's hornpipe (Dance)Hornpipe (Dance)Zapateado (Dance)Jota (Dance)Ballet -- History -- 20th centuryDance -- History -- 20th century
GenresTelevision programsFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life TV and RM Productions, Munich ; producer, Patricia Foy.Content: Part II: The ebb and flow.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionSecond in a six-part series that surveys the history of theatrical dance (non-chronological).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F318NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13996251Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6604e830-7b8f-0135-a32a-45d6cc628378
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