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Béjart, Maurice

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Béjart by Béjart by Colette Masson( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in French and English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tout près des étoiles les danseurs de l'Opéra de Paris = Etoiles : dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the legacy of the famed Paris Opera Ballet by weaving together rehearsals, interviews and snapshots as the dancers work on classical ballets as well as contempary works. Delve into the psychology of dance by talking candidly with some of the biggest stars in dance today, who give perspectives on how and why they endure the emotional and physical hardships of the drive to be on stage
A tribute to Maya Plisetskaya by Maĭi︠a︡ Pliset︠s︡kai︠a︡( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen-Suite: In this video, Maya Plisetskaya and Alexander Godunov perform in the ballet Carmen-Suite by the choreographer Alberto Alonso, based on music by Shchedrin and Bizet. Romantic Encounter: In this video, Maya Plisetskaya and Anatoly Berdyshev perform in the ballet Romantic Encounter by the choreographer Valentin Elisariev to music by Tchaikovsky. The ballet is based on Turgenev's novel Spring Torrents. Grand Adage à la Rose: In this video, Maya Plisetskaya and Bolshoi Ballet Dancers perform Grand Adage à la Rose, from the ballet Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky. La Rose Malade: In this video, Maya Plisetskaya and Bolshoi Ballet Dancers perform in the ballet La Rose Malade by the choreographer Roland Petit to music by Gustav Mahler. Ave Maya: In this video, Maya Plisetskaya performs the ballet Ave Maya by the choreographer Maurice Béjart to music by J.S. Bach and Charles Gounod
George Balanchine's The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Béjart's Nutcracker does not recount the story we all know from Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Christmas fairy tale. His version reflects rather his own life in memories and dreams"--Booklet p. 4
American swan in Paris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American Swan in Paris is both a love letter to Paris and to dance. It features the charming Kathleen Thielhelm from Wisconsin, nine years a dancer with the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, and a recent addition to the Bejart Ballet Lausanne. Not long after her arrival, the company is to perform at the Palais Garnier in Paris (the old Paris Opera) and the excitement and tension is palpable."--Original case
Omnibus Béjart + Boulez = ballet( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Maurice Béjart and Pierre Boulez directed by Michael Houldey. The story of the making of Marteau Sans Maître begins in Brussels less than three weeks before opening night. The 60 dancers of the ballet of the 20th century who come from 15 different countries start their day's work with classes at the barre
Les uns et les autres Bolero by Claude Lelouch( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1936, the film traces the lives of four families across three continents and five decades through the turbulent years following World War II up to the '80s highlighting the music and dance that is central to the lives of all the characters
Un Instant dans la vie d'autrui : mémoires by Maurice Béjart( Book )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans cet ouvrage, paru pour la première fois en 1973, le danseur et chorégraphe évoque son enfance, son adolescence provençale et la naissance de ses ballets les plus célèbres
Gil Roman y el Béjart Ballet Lausanne el esfuerzo y el animo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The choreographer Maurice Bejart was one of the most brilliant artists of the 20th century. He revolutionized the art of dance and excited thousands of spectators throughout the world, many of them indifferent to ballet until then. In order to continue and preserve his work and ballets, Bejart named the French dancer Gil Roman, a member of his company since 1979, as his successor. Roman is well aware of the dauntingly large shoes he's expected to fill. In this film, we see how Roman's own choreography, as well as leadership, must prove worthy to secure the future of a befoved institution hitherto unimaginable without its founder's active guidance. Daringly, Roman chooses to prove his mettle by staging BBL's first-ever program without any Bejart works. We glimpse rehearsals, and dancers past and present are interviewed. Excerpts of the new dances, look exciting, as does the climactic gala. Bejart himself is heard on archival tape and seen in stills, but the focus here is on the present magnificent company"--Container
Danser le XXe siècle by Alain Béjart( Book )

16 editions published in 1977 in French and Dutch and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotoboek met opnamen die gemaakt werden tijdens de balletvoorstellingen onder leiding van de choreograaf Maurice Béjart (geb. 1927)
Suzanne Farrell elusive muse( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suzanne Farrell discusses her career with the New York City Ballet and her relationship with mentor George Balanchine. Includes performance footage and interviews with colleagues
Lettres sur la danse et les arts imitateurs by Jean Georges Noverre( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish lady and the Roman cavalier by Alessandro Scarlatti( Recording )

7 editions published in 1962 in Italian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Art of the 20th-century ballet( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dance works, each introduced by choreographer Maurice Béjart
Versailles : Le Jardin des statues by Jean-François Carric( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White night of dance in Leningrad( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Leningrad's Czarist palaces, in parks, and on the banks of the Volga River during the "white nights" when day hesitates to give way to night
Maurice Béjart's Nutcracker( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspired showman, Béjart attracted huge new audiences for dance with the productions he mounted in sports stadia, public squares and circus tents. Punctuated by Béjart's narration of his life story, his magical staging of The Nutcracker is an enchanting and enchanted autobiography. Tchaikovsky's score is augmented with popular accordion music performed on-stage by the legendary Yvette Horner. Béjart Ballet Lausanne recorded the work at the Théâtre du Châtelet
Béjart!-- Vous avez dit Béjart?-- by Serge Korber( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of choreographer and dancer Maurice Béjart. Features interviews and performance excerpts
Faces of dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show four choreographics that provide an overview of the evolution of dance over the years. Each piece is an example of major dance trends of the 20th Century
Stuttgart Ballet the miracle lives( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of John Cranko, who developed the Stuttgart Ballet into Germany's first world class ballet company, and its survival after the sudden death of Cranko. Includes excerpts from various ballets
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Suzanne Farrell elusive muse
Alternative Names
Béjart, Maurice, 1927-

Béjart, Maurice J. 1927-2007

Berger, M. J. 1927-2007

Berger, Maurice.

Berger, Maurice, 1927-

Berger Maurice 1927-2007

Berger, Maurice-Jean

Berger, Maurice-Jean 1927-2007

Bežar, Moris.


Maurice Béjart danzatore e coreografo francese

Maurice Béjart francia balettművész, koreográfus és író

Maurice Béjart francouzský tanečník a choreograf

Maurice Béjart francuski tancerz i choreograf

Maurice Béjart Frans danser (1927-2007)

Maurice Béjart französischer Choreograf und Leiter des Béjart-Ballets

Maurice Béjart French-born Swiss dancer and choreographer

Mauritius Béjart

Μωρίς Μπεζάρ

Бежар Морис

Марыс Бежар

Морис Бежар

Моріс Бежар

בז׳אר, מוריס

מוריס בז'אר

موريس بيجار

موریس بژار طراح رقص و رقاص فرانسوی

ベジャール, モーリス


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