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Balanchine, George

Overview
Works: 2,495 works in 3,400 publications in 3 languages and 39,807 library holdings
Genres: Stories, plots, etc  Biography  Interviews  Catalogs  Film adaptations  Drama  Television adaptations  Television programs  Terminology 
Roles: Choreographer, Dancer, Interviewee, Creator, Composer, Director, Author of introduction, Performer, Librettist, Speaker, Editor, Dedicatee, Actor, Honoree, Adapter
Classifications: MT95, 792.84
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Publications about  George Balanchine Publications about George Balanchine
Publications by  George Balanchine Publications by George Balanchine
posthumous Publications by George Balanchine, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by George Balanchine
Balanchine's New complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine ( Book )
28 editions published between 1954 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two hundred and thirty-one ballets described."
George Balanchine's The nutcracker ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,152 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 )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 893 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 )
5 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With an annotated selection of recordings by Jacques Fray
Balanchine's Tchaikovsky : interviews with George Balanchine by Solomon Volkov ( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choreography by Balanchine by George Balanchine ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of selected Balanchine ballets
American Ballet Theatre at the Met ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 488 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
Choreography by Balanchine ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 368 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
Jewels by Pierre Cavassilas ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 289 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. Accompanying by a documentary discussing Balanchine, his style of classical dancing, and his ballet Jewels
A midsummer night's dream by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 208 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 coaching excerpts from Firebird ( )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 205 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
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 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Balanchine album by New York City Ballet ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1986 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 160 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 159 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
Chaconne Prodigal son ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from ballets choreographed by George Balanchine
Balachine's festival of ballet by George Balanchine ( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choreography by Balanchine ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents performances of dances choreographed by Balanchine: Emeralds by Faure, Diamonds by Tschaikovsky and Stravinsky violin concerto, performed by the New York City Ballet
Balanchine essays Arabesque ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet step arabesque, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique. Excerpts from The nutcracker and Serenade open and close the program
The Balanchine celebration ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selection of ballets choreographed by George Balanchine, presented at the Balanchine Celebration by the New York City Ballet in 1993
Art of the classical pas de deux as performed live at the Los Angeles International Ballet Festival ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Live taped performance of selections from La Sylphide, Don Quixote, Le Corsaire, Blue Bird, Flower Festival at Genzano, and The Sleeping Beauty
 
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Alternative Names
Balanchin, Zhorzh
Balanchine, George
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
Balantschiwadse, Georgi M. 1904-1983
Ballanchine, George
Mister B
Баланчивадзе, Георгий Мелитонович, 1904-1983
Баланчин, Джорж, 1904-1983
バランシン, ジョージ
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