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Balanchine, George

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Balanchine's Complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 906 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
Complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1977 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an annotated selection of recordings by Jacques Fray
Balanchine's Tchaikovsky : interviews with George Balanchine by Solomon Volkov( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I interviewform fortæller Balanchine om den russiske komponists liv og værker - og indirekte om sig selv
George Balanchine's The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new movie version of a timeless Christmas fantasy set in motion when a young girl receives the gift of a nutcracker
George Balanchine's The nutcracker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new movie version of a timeless Christmas fantasy set in motion when a young girl receives the gift of a nutcracker
Choreography by Balanchine by George Balanchine( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of selected Balanchine ballets
American Ballet Theatre at the Met( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This triple bill of ballets, with an additional glittering pas de deux, is a delightful introduction to the range and excitement of American Ballet Theatre's repertory. Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, on June 11, 1984
Balanchine the father of American ballet by George Balanchine( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis and aspects of the Balanchine technique
Jewels by Pierre Cavassilas( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewels features music by Faure, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky. The Mariinsky Ballet (also known as the Kirov) is probably the world's greatest ballet company. They are supported here by the Mariinsky Orchestra, led by Tugan Sokhiev. The performance was filmed by Brian Large at the Mariinsky Theatre and the both the DVD and Blu-ray discs include a bonus interview with the Artistic Director of the Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from Firebird and Orpheus( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Tallchief, a former principal ballerina with the New York City Ballet, coaches a current principal, Helene Alexopoulos, in excerpts from the leading roles she created in two ballets choreographed by George Balanchine to the music of Igor Stravinsky: Firebird (1949) and Orpheus (1948). In the interview sections, she analyzes details of the choreography, noting the Russian folk flavor in the berceuse, the importance of hand and arm movements and épaulement in Balanchine's choreography, and his emphasis on the proper execution of transitional steps, including walking and running. Having been married to Balanchine at the time, she was able to observe at close hand the creative process that produced both ballets
American Ballet Theatre : a history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more
Frederic Franklin, Maria Tallchief recreating excerpts from Le baiser de la fée with Vida Brown( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Frederic Franklin and Maria Tallchief rehearsing dancers from the the New York City Ballet in excerpts of Stravinsky's ballet Le baiser de le fée with moves choreographed by George Balanchine. Includes an interview with Frederic Franklin, Maria Tallchief and Vida Brown, all of whom performed this work with the George Ballanchine dance troup. They also reminiscence about some of the other works they performed with him, and the experience of being on the dance troup in general
Choreography by Balanchine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Selections from ballets choreographed by George Balanchine"
Maria Tallchief interviews( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 186 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 Ballet in 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
A midsummer night's dream( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Televised performance of George Balanchine's ballet of A Midsummer Night's Dream recorded live at the Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, February 1999. Based on the play by William Shakespeare and featuring the music of Felix Mendelssohn
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker music from the original soundtrack by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alicia Markova recreating excerpts from Le chant du rossignol( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dame Alicia Markova reconstructs George Balanchine's choreography for the role of the Nightingale, which she created in his ballet Le chant du rossignol (The song of the nightingale) for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1925. She begins by describing the action (based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen) as the music is played, then works intensively with dancer Iohna Loots on the nightingale's variation and pas de deux with Death, a role intended to be performed by a female dancer. Historians Millicent Hodson and Kenneth Archer, who assisted in the reconstruction, appear briefly on camera
Patricia Wilde coaching excerpts from Raymonda variations( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patricia Wilde, who created the principal ballerina's role in George Balanchine's Raymonda variations (then titled Valses et variations) for the New York City Ballet in 1961, coaches young dancers in the two ballerina variations and pas de deux from the ballet. In the interview sections, she analyzes details of the choreography, describes how Balanchine taught specific steps and movements, and discusses the relationship between his teaching and his choreography. She also recalls the ballet's first performance, and compares it to his previous ballets Raymonda (1946), staged with Alexandra Danilova for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and Pas de dix, first presented by New York City Ballet in 1955
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from Symphony in C( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Maria Tallchief (ca. 12 min.) / Tallchief recalls the premiere of the ballet, then titled Le palais de cristal, by the Paris Opéra Ballet in 1947, and describes some of the dancers who performed in it, notably Lycette Darsonval (who created the variation on this tape), Jacqueline Moreau, and Micheline Bardin. She demonstrates how some of the choreography shows the influence of the Paris Opéra Ballet style, and analyzes details of Balanchine's choreography. She also discusses the New York City Ballet's 1948 production of the ballet, retitled Symphony in C, in which she danced the variation on this tape
 
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101 stories of the great ballets
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Balanchin, Zhorzh

Balanchine, George 1904-

Balanchine, George 1904-1983

Balanchine, George Melitonovich

Balanchine, Georges

Balanchine Georges 1904-1983

Balanchine, Gyorgy.

Balanchivadze, Georgiĭ Melitonovich

Balanchivadze Gueorgi Melitonovich 1904-1983

Balanchivadze, Gueorgui Melitonovitch

Balanchivadze, Gyorgy

Balančin, Džordž 1904-1983

Balančivadze, Georgij M. 1904-1983

Balančivadze, Georgij Melitonovič.

Balančivadze, Georgij Melitonovič 1904-1983

Balančivadze, Georgij Melitonovič Wirklicher Name von Balanchine 1904-1983

Balančivadze, Gregorij Melitonovič 1904-1983

BalanÏcin, DÏzordÏz

Balantschiwadse, Georgi 1904-1983

Balantschiwadse, Georgi M. 1904-1983

Balantschiwadse, Georgi Melitonowitsch 1904-1983

Ballanchine, George

Džordžs Balančins

George Balanchine choreograaf uit Georgië (1904-1983)

George Balanchine coreografo e danzatore georgiano

George Balanchine Russian-American choreographer and ballet master and master teacher

George Balanchine russischer Choreograf, Gründer des New York City Ballet

Georges Balanchine

Georgi Melitonovitch Balanchivadze

Mister B

Баланчивадзе Г.М. 1904-1983

Баланчивадзе, Георгий Мелитонович

Баланчивадзе, Георгий Мелитонович 1904-1983

Баланчин, Джорж 1904-1983

Баланчин, Жорж

Джордж Баланчин

Джордж Баланчын

Ջորջ Բալանչին

ג'ורג' בלנשיין

ჯორჯ ბალანჩინი

ジョージ・バランシン

バランシン, ジョージ

乔治·巴兰奇

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