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Balanchine, George

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Most widely held works by George Balanchine
Balanchine's New complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

31 editions published between 1954 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two hundred and thirty-one ballets described."
Balanchine's Complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Balanchine's The nutcracker( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,162 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
101 stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 912 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
Balanchine's Tchaikovsky : interviews with George Balanchine by Solomon Volkov( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I interviewform fortæller Balanchine om den russiske komponists liv og værker - og indirekte om sig selv
Choreography by Balanchine by Merrill Brockway( Visual )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 477 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 473 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
Jewels by Pierre Cavassilas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Balanchine's world-famous abstract ballet is a lyric tribute to women and the capital cities of the great dance schools. Accompanied by a documentary discussing Balanchine, his style of classical dancing, and his ballet Jewels
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 218 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 )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents performances of dances choreographed by Balanchine: Tzigane by Ravel, Andante from Divertimento no. 15 by Mozart, and the Four temperaments by Hindemith, performed by the New York City Ballet
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker music from the original soundtrack by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Recording )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 169 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
Maria Tallchief interview( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Tallchief, who created the title role in the 1949 production of Firebird, coaches Maria Thomas and Todd Edson in choreographic excerpts danced by the Firebird and Prince Ivan, including the Firebird's variation, the pas de deux, and the berceuse. In an interview beginning at 87 min. into the tape, Tallchief discusses the relationship between Balanchine's ballet classes and his choreography; developing stamina; rehearsing for Firebird; and some technical fine points of its choreography
A Balanchine album by New York City Ballet( Recording )

3 editions published in 1986 and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Schumann's "Davidsbündlertänze"( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schumann's cycle of 18 short pieces for piano, written in 1837, has been choreographed by George Balanchine in 1980. The pieces concern the composer's own life ... his love for his wife, his war on the critics of the day, and the conflict between the personalities within his own mind
Balanchine's Tchaikovsky : conversations with Balanchine on his life, ballet, and music by Solomon Volkov( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and German and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesprekken met de van oorsprong Russische choreograaf (1904-1983)
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from Firebird and Orpheus( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 141 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
Alicia Markova recreating excerpts from Le chant du rossignol( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 141 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
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from Symphony in C( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 141 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
Patricia Wilde coaching excerpts from Raymonda variations( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 139 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
 
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101 stories of the great ballets
Alternative Names
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, Gregorij Melitonovič 1904-1983

Balancin, Dzordz

Balantschiwadse, Georgi M. 1904-1983

Ballanchine, George

Džordžs Balančins

George Balanchine ballet by George Balanchine

George Balanchine ballet de George Balanchine

George Balanchine coreografo e danzatore georgiano

George Balanchine russischer Choreograf, Grnder des New York City Ballet

Georges Balanchine

Mister B

Баланчивадзе, Георгий Мелитонович 1904-1983

Баланчин, Джорж 1904-1983

Джордж Баланчин

Джордж Баланчын

ג'ורג' בלנשיין

ジョージ・バランシン

バランシン, ジョージ

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101 stories of the great balletsBalanchine's Tchaikovsky : conversations with Balanchine on his life, ballet, and musicGeorge Balanchine : the ballet makerAll in the dances : a brief life of George BalanchineStravinsky & Balanchine : a journey of inventionFollowing BalanchineFirst love