Dansens trollkarlAdditional title: Rite of spring (Choreographic work : Béjart)Additional title: Symphonie pour un homme seul (Choreographic work : Béjart)Additional title: Nijinsky, clown of God (Choreographic work : Béjart)Additional title: Dionysos (Choreographic work : Béjart)Additional title: Bolero (Choreographic work : Béjart)Additional title: Mass for the present time (Choreographic work : Béjart)Additional title: Malraux ou la métamorphose des dieux (Choreographic work : Béjart)Additional title: Thalassa - mare nostrum (Choreographic work : Béjart)Additional title: Bhakti (Choreographic work : Béjart)
NamesBéjart, Maurice (Choreographer)Rasch, Ellen, 1920-2015 (Commentator)Holmgren, Bjørn, 1920- (Commentator)Limon, Jean-Marie (Commentator)Donn, Jorge (Commentator)Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Commentator)Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Dancer)Ek, Niklas (Commentator)Onne, Madeleine (Dancer)Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Pliset︠s︡kai︠a︡, Maĭi︠a︡, 1925-2015 (Dancer)Aberlé, Viola (Director)Andersson, Gerd (Director)Reuterswärd, Måns (Producer)Kungliga Baletten (Stockholm, Sweden) (Dancer)Ballet du XXe siècle (Belgium) (Dancer)Mudra (Brussels, Belgium) (Dancer)Mudra afrique (Dakar, Senegal) (Dancer)Béjart, Maurice (Dancer)Béjart, Maurice (Speaker)Rasch, Ellen, 1920-2015 (Dancer)Holmgren, Bjørn, 1920- (Dancer)Donn, Jorge (Dancer)Ek, Niklas (Dancer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1987
Table of ContentsDANCE CONTENTS. - Choreography by Béjart. Excerpts from: Möte med en okänd. Music: Franska Sånger. Danced by Rasch, Béjart, and Holmgren. - Eldfågeln [Firebird, 1950 version]. Music: Igor Stravinsky. Danced by Rasch, Gun Skogberg, Béjart, and Holmgren. - Symphonie pour un homme seul. Music: Pierre Henri and Pierre Schaeffer. Danced by Michelle Seigneuret, Béjart, and ensemble. - Nijinsky, clown of God. Music: Pierre Henri. Danced by Jorge Donn. - Dionysos [rehearsal]. Music: M. Hadjidakis. Danced by Cecilia Mones Ruiz and Maurice Courchay. - Bolero. Music: Maurice Ravel. Danced by Maya Plisetskaya and male ensemble. - Messe pour le temps présent. Music: Pierre Henri. Danced by the Ballet du XXe Siècle. - Malraux. Music: H. Le Bars. Danced by the Ballet du XXe Siècle. - [Rehearsal with Baryshnikov]. Music: Duke Ellington. - Greek dances. Music: Mikis Theodorakis. Danced by the Ballet du XXe Siècle. - Bhakti. Music: Traditional Indian music. Danced by Hitomi Asakawa, Tania Barr, Maina Gielgud, Paolo Bortoluzzi, and Germinal Casado. - Våroffer [The rite of spring]. Music: Igor Stravinsky. Danced by members of the Royal Swedish Ballet: Madeleine Onne, Niklas Ek, and ensemble.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9062
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesMotion picturesDocumentary filmsInterviews
NotesStatement of responsibility: Documentary by Viola Aberlé and Gerd Andersson. Produced by Måns Reuterswärd for Swedish Television.Language: Titles mainly in Swedish; commentaries in Swedish, English, and French (no translations).
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (56 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionDocumentary on Maurice Béjart, who discusses (in English) his life, work, and ideas. Additional commentaries by Ellen Rasch, Björn Holmgren, and Niklas Ek (in Swedish), Jean-Marie Limon and Jorge Donn (in French), and Natalia Makarova (in English). Includes footage of the Ballet du XXe Siècle in class and rehearsal, the Mudra school in Brussels, and the now defunct Mudra Afrique.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY896040878-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167945Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4640af40-9304-0138-787c-65f24af04e95
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