Early dance, [Part 2], the Baroque era
NamesPécourt, Guillaume Louis, 1653-1729 (Choreographer)Perrier, Charles (Choreographer)Perrier, Charles (Dancer)Schroder, Kevin (Dancer)Whitley-Bauguess, Paige (Dancer)Baird, Thomas (Dancer) (Dancer)Partsch-Bergsohn, Isa (Producer)Bergsohn, Harold (Director)Dance Horizons (Firm). Video (Videographer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1995Place: Pennington, NJPublisher: distributed by Princeton Book Company, Publishers
Table of ContentsDance excerpts: Harlequin / choreography and performance, Charles Perrier -- Demonstration of basic body positions / by Kevin Schroder -- Folie d'espagne dance variations [excerpts] / music, Martin Marais ; danced by Paige Whitley-Bauguess and Thomas Baird -- Passacaille for a man and a woman from Jean Baptiste Lully's opera Persée, arranged as a solo and performed as a theatrical dance in a mask / choreography, Louis Pécour ; danced by Paige Whitley-Bauguess.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7264
TopicsLouis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715Lully, Jean-Baptiste, 1632-1687Molière, 1622-1673. Bourgeois gentilhommeBeauchamp, Pierre, 1631-1705Bérain, Jean, 1640-1711Opéra de ParisDélivrance de Renaud (Choreographic work : Belleville)Ballet de la nuit  (Choreographic work)Plaisirs de l'îsle enchantée (Choreographic work)Triomphe de l'amour (Choreographic work : Beauchamps)Ballet -- History -- 17th centuryBallet -- History -- 18th centuryDance -- France -- 17th centuryCommedia dell'arte
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesEducational filmsLectures
NotesStatement of responsibility: directed by Hal [Harold] Bergsohn ; written and produced by Isa Partsch-Bergsohn.Content: Part number from wrapper.Performers: Narrators, Pierre Herbineaux, Mary Maher, Carrie Patterson, and John M. Wilson.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (31 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionLecture on the history of dance, illustrated with contemporary paintings and prints. Topics include the influence of the Italian commedia dell'arte on entertainments during the reign of Louis XIII of France; the development of dance into a theatrical art form, as evinced by La délivrance de Renaud; the court ballet under Louis XIV, beginning with the Ballet de la nuit; the contributions of Jean Baptiste Lully; horse ballets; ballets at Versailles, particularly Les plaisirs de l'isle enchantée; Le bourgeois gentilhomme as an example of the comédie-ballets of Lully and Molière; the establishment of the Academy of the Dance (later the Paris Opéra) under the leadership of Pierre Beauchamp; the stage designs of Jean Bérain; the opera ballet Le triomphe de l'amour and the rise of the professional dancer; social dancing.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F425NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12591316Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f8c27db0-713b-0138-2143-23e68de6549d
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