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Mason, Francis 1921-2009

Overview
Works: 22 works in 90 publications in 5 languages and 3,003 library holdings
Genres: Stories, plots, etc  Plot summaries  Biography  Ballets (Music)  Pictorial works  Radio commentaries  Biographical radio programs  Ballet films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Francis Mason
 
Most widely held works by Francis Mason
Balanchine's Complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

22 editions published between 1954 and 1977 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authored by one of the ballet's most respected experts, this volume includes scene-by-scene retellings of the most popular classic and contemporary ballets, as performed by the world's leading dance companies. Certain to delight long-time fans as well as those just discovering the beauty and drama of ballet
I remember Balanchine : recollections of the ballet master by those who knew him by Francis Mason( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herinneringen aan en anekdoten rond de Amerikaanse choreograaf van Russische origine George Balanchine (is Georgij Melitonovič Balančivadze ; 1904-1983)
Balachine's festival of ballet by George Balanchine( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volumes 1 and 2 in Circulation
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from George Balanchine's The nutcracker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Tallchief, who created the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in George Balanchine's version of The nutcracker for the New York City Balletin 1954, coaches young dancers in excerpts from the ballet. In the interview sections, she analyzes details of the choreography and describes the way in which Balanchine taught specific steps and movements. She also reminisces about the first performance, and compares the choreography to the Petipa-Ivanov version then being presented by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
Balachine's complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 argumentos de grandes ballets : argumentos escena por escena de los ballets más populares, antiguos y nuevos by George Balanchine( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<101>*One Hundred and One* stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 argumentos de grandes ballets : argumentos escena por escena de los ballets mas populares, antiguos y nuevos by Georges Balandier( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sto odin rasskaz o bolʹshom balete : podrobnye povestvovanii︠a︡ o samykh populi︠a︡rnykh baletakh, starykh i novykh by George Balanchine( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Russian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wai guo zhu ming ba lei wu ju gu shi by George Balanchine( )

1 edition published in 1992 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jie shao le wu shi si bu wai guo zhu ming ba lei wu ju de ju qing geng gai, chuang zao guo cheng yi ji wu dao yi shu te se, qi zhong you xian cun zui zao de ju mu " luo nan gu niang ", ye you jiao xin de ju mu ru " you hun bian zou qu " deng
Tribute to Martha Graham( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Streaming audio file (approximately 48 minutes). Introductory remarks by the John E. Lockwood, Chairman of The New York Public Library and his introduction of Francis Mason; Francis Mason speaks about Martha Graham and the Dance Collection [now the Jerome Robbins Dance Division] and introduces John Houseman; John Houseman speaks about Martha Graham including some of their collaborations and her contributions to theatrical design and staging; John Houseman introduces Isamu Noguchi; Isamu Noguchi speaks about his long professional relationship with Martha Graham; John E. Lockwood introduces William Schuman; William Schuman speaks about Martha Graham and music; John E. Lockwood introduces Martha Graham reads aloud a telegram from Nancy Hanks; he introduces Richard Clurman, who presents a scroll of appreciation from the City of New York to Martha Graham and reads aloud a congratulatory message from Mayor John V. Lindsay; Martha Graham's remarks [final approximate minute of the recording consists primarily of applause and ambient noise]
Francis Mason comments on Cage/Cunningham and Merce Cunningham's Beach birds : on the World of dance (Radio program), WQXR( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Streaming file 1, Mar. [19?]: Frances Mason speaks briefly about the collaboration between John Cage and Merce Cunningham, and the screening of the documentary film Cage/Cunningham
At New York City Ballet by Fred Fehl( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Brooklyn, to Mr. and Mrs. Francis S. Mason, Jr by Marianne Moore( )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking them for a "delightful drawing of pre-contemporary Belgrade" and sending good wishes for the new year
Brooklyn, to Francis S. Mason, Jr by Marianne Moore( )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking him for sending her a profile, a recording, and a copy of his "Great Ballets," and praising "the compact speed and naturalness of your style."
David Vaughan, recipient of a 2001 Bessie Award : on World of Dance (Radio program), WQXR by Francis Mason( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Francis Mason announces David Vaughan as the recipient of a 2001 Bessie [New York Dance and Performance] Award and gives a brief overview of Vaughan's career
Brooklyn, to Francis S. Mason, Jr by Marianne Moore( )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking him for the loan of some books or articles and mentioning some works she has been reading, including the Sloan Kettering Institute's Progress report VII (June 1954) regarding rat cancer and chemotherapy
Francis Mason comments on Merce Cunningham: a lifetime in dance : on the World of dance (Radio program), WQXR FM( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Frances Mason speaks briefly about the film Merce Cunningham: a lifetime in dance and announces the television broadcasts of it on PBS, Channel 13
 
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Alternative Names
Frank Herbert Mason

Frank Herbert Mason Amerikaans kunstschilder (1921-2009)

Frank Herbert Mason artista estadounidense

Frank Herbert Mason artista estatunidenc

Frank Herbert Mason artiste américain

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