The magic of dance, part VAdditional title: Little match girl (Choreographic work)Additional title: Carmen (Choreographic work : Petit)Additional title: Camargo (Choreographic work)Additional title: Cupid out of his humour (Choreographic work : Skeaping)Additional title: Dansomanie (Choreographic work : Cramér and Skeaping after Gardel)Additional title: Fille mal gardée (Choreographic work : Ashton)
NamesFonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Narrator)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Host)Petit, Roland, 1924-2011 (Choreographer)Petit, Roland, 1924-2011 (Dancer)Petit, Roland, 1924-2011 (Interviewee)Jeanmaire, Zizi, 1924- (Dancer)Waldenström, Marie Louise (Dancer)Emblen, Ronald (Dancer)Ellis, Wendy (Dancer)Wall, David (Dancer)Foy, Patricia (Producer)Guest, Ivor, 1920-2018 (Consultant)Skeaping, Mary (Choreographer)Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 (Originator)Cramér, Ivo (Choreographer)Peking School of Dancing (Dancer)Opéra de Paris. Ecole de danse (Dancer)Kungliga Baletten (Stockholm, Sweden) (Dancer)Royal Ballet (Dancer)
The magic of dance
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979Place: U.K.Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation
Table of ContentsFonteyn at Versailles discussing Louis XIV and the development of ballet in France during his reign (6 min.) -- The little match girl [excerpt] (4 min.) / based on the H.C. Andersen story ; performed by the Dance Academy, Peking -- Boys' ballet class at the Paris Opéra (4 min.) -- Interview with Roland Petit -- Carmen: bedroom scene (10 min.) / choreography, Petit ; music, Bizet ; performed by Petit and Zizi Jeanmaire -- La Camargo (2 min.) / solo performed by Marie Louise Waldenström -- Bolero (folk dance) (3 min.) / duet danced by unidentified couple -- Drottningholm Royal Theater, Stockholm: Fonteyn discusses and demonstrates the use of the original stage machinery and tours the backstage and above stage areas. Two excerpts (4 min.) are performed by the Royal Swedish Ballet onstage: Cupid out of his humour (choreography, Mary Skeaping) and La dansomanie (choreography by Ivo Cramér and Mary Skeaping after Gardel) -- 17th century choral folk dance (3 min.) / performed outdoors with musical ensemble by unidentified dancers -- La fille mal gardée: Act II [excerpts] (11 min.) / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, F. Hérold ; featuring Ronald Emblen (Madame Simone) in the clog dance, and Wendy Ellis (Lisette) and David Wall (Colin) in the pas de deux, with the Royal Ballet.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7268Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-149 (former)
TopicsLouis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715DrottningholmsteaternBolero (Dance)Ballet -- HistoryBallet -- History -- 17th centuryTheaters -- Stage-setting and sceneryTheaters -- Sweden -- StockholmClog dancing
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 V: The magnificent beginning.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.
DescriptionFifth in a six-part series that surveys the history of theatrical dance (non-chronological).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY837013022-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159795Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a811d760-7b8f-0135-4948-01d1d5649bab
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