The sleeping beautyAdditional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
NamesFonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Dancer)Somes, Michael, 1917-1994 (Dancer)Grey, Beryl, 1927- (Dancer)Ashbridge, Bryan (Dancer)Larsen, Gerd (Dancer)Edwards, Leslie (Dancer)Chatfield, Philip, 1927- (Dancer)Clayden, Pauline (Dancer)Lindsay, Rosemary (Dancer)Steuart, Douglas (Dancer)Zaymes, Dorothea (Dancer)Jackson, Rowena, 1926- (Dancer)Shaw, Brian, 1928-1992 (Dancer)Grant, Alexander, 1925-2011 (Dancer)Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigorʹevich, 1876-1951 (Choreographer)Messel, Oliver, 1904-1978 (Designer)Jones, Clark, 1920-2002 (Director)Sadler's Wells Ballet (Dancer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1955
Table of ContentsDANCE CONTENTS: 1: Prologue: Dance of the Fairies, with their cavaliers; Lilac Fairy variation; Dance of maids of honor; Carabosse mime scene (Carabosse solo omitted). Act I: Garland dance; Entrance of Aurora's friends and the four princes; Aurora's entrance and first solo; Rose adagio; Dance of Aurora's friends; Aurora's second solo; Aurora's dance with the spindle. -- 2: Act II; Court dances (condensed); "Vision" pas de deux, solo, and ballabile; Florimund's journey, the Awakening, and Transformation. Act III: Entrees of the Court and guests; Florestan pas-de-trois; Puss in Boots and the White Cat. Bluebird pas-de-deux; Three Ivans; Grand pas de deux (Aurora's solo omitted); Finale.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4011Shelf locator: *MGZHB 16-1027
TopicsBalletTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Spi︠a︡shchai︠a︡ krasavit︠s︡a
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: NBC-TV Producer's Showcase telecast of a condensed version of the Sadler's Wells Ballet production. Directed by Clark Jones. Narrative play by John Van Druten, with David Wayne.Creation/production credits: Choreography: Marius Petipa, adapted by Frederick Ashton. Music: P. I. Tchaikovsky. Conductor: Robert Irving. Settings: Burr Smidt. Costumes (from the stage production): Oliver Messel. Danced by the Sadler's Wells Ballet.Performers: Cast: Margot Fonteyn (Princess Aurora), Michael Somes (Prince Florimund), Beryl Grey (Lilac Fairy), Frederick Ashton (Carabosse), Bryan Ashbridge (King), Gerd Larsen (Queen), Leslie Edwards (Cantalabutte), John Hart, John Field, David Blair and Desmond Doyle (Four princes), Philip Chatfield, Rosemary Lindsay, Pauline Clayden (Florestan and his two sisters), Douglas Steuart (Puss in Boots), Dorothea Zaymes (White Cat), Rowena Jackson and Brian Shaw (Bluebirds), and Alexander Grant, Peter Clegg and Ray Powell (Three Ivans).
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (74 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY737048125-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148196Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da9ca0c0-7825-0138-8094-2337f62958c8
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