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Balanchine, George

Overview
Works: 2,543 works in 3,541 publications in 6 languages and 41,722 library holdings
Genres: Stories, plots, etc  Biography  Interviews  Film adaptations  Drama  Television adaptations  Television programs  Juvenile works 
Roles: Choreographer, Author, Dancer, Performer, Creator, Interviewee, Director, Composer, Author of introduction, Librettist, Speaker, Honoree, Contributor, Actor, Dedicatee, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: MT95, 792.84
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Most widely held works about George Balanchine
 
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Most widely held works by George Balanchine
Balanchine's New complete stories of the great ballets by George Balanchine( Book )
29 editions published between 1954 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,252 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 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Balanchine's The nutcracker ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,169 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 )
18 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 896 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 )
7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I interviewform fortæller Balanchine om den russiske komponists liv og værker - og indirekte om sig selv
American Ballet Theatre at the Met ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 480 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 by Merrill Brockway( Visual )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of selected Balanchine ballets
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. Accompanying by a documentary discussing Balanchine, his style of classical dancing, and his ballet Jewels
Choreography by Balanchine ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 200 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
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 188 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
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 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A midsummer night's dream ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 170 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
A Balanchine album by New York City Ballet( Recording )
3 editions published in 1986 and held by 158 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 150 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 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from ballets choreographed by George Balanchine
Choreography by Balanchine ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and held by 137 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
Maria Tallchief interview ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 130 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
Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from Firebird and Orpheus ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 127 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 127 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
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 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the 1984 International Ballet Festival hosted by the Los Angeles Ballet, 14 renowned ballet stars from 8 countries dance along with the Los Angeles Ballet, performing the major pas de deux from the international ballet repertoire
 
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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
BalanÏcin, DÏzordÏz
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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