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Béjart, Maurice

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Métamorphose : Messe pour le temps présent by Pierre Henry( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 208 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
Béjart by Béjart by Colette Masson( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American swan in Paris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 178 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 159 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
Maurice Béjart's The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A little boy sits by a feeble Christmas tree from which salvaged garlands sadly hang. Suddenly, in a dream or by magic, his dead mother appears and places a small gift at the foot of the tree. An enchanted night begins in which a miraculous icon, friends, angels and light fill the room along with laughter and awe-inspiring dance."
Katia et Volodia by Dominique Delouche( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in Russian and French and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Ekaterina Maximova and Vladimir Vasiliev, leading dancers with the Bolshoi Ballet, which features extensive performance footage, including excerpts from Romeo & Juliet (both the Prokofiev as well as a production conceived for them by Béjart), Anyuta, Spartacus, etc. They are also seen coaching younger dancers, including Eric Vu An, Assaf Messerer, Elisabeth Maurin, and Richard Wilk
Maurice Béjart's Nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 139 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{u2019}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
Les uns et les autres Bolero by Claude Lelouch( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 100 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 4 languages and held by 86 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 85 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
Maya Plisetskaya : diva of dance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danser le XXe siècle by Alain Béjart( Book )

13 editions published in 1977 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composé exclusivement de photographies prises au cours des représentations du Ballet du XXe Siècle, cet ouvrage se présente comme un spectacle : un prologue, une première partie, un entr'acte, une deuxième partie
Briefe über die Tanzkunst 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 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 55 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 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White night of dance in Leningrad( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 48 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 by Colette Masson( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le regard du grand chorégraphe sur la création, la danse, et son propre parcours
L'autre chant de la danse : ce que la nuit me dit by Maurice Béjart( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Maurice Béjart
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.

Bezhar, Moris

Ferger, Maurice


Maurice Béjart danseur et chorégraphe

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

Maurice Béjart naiyanak idiay Pransia a Suiso a sumasala ken koreograpo

Maurice Béjart ranskalainen tanssija ja koreografi

Mauritius Béjart

Μωρίς Μπεζάρ

Бежар, Морис

Берже, Морис-Жан

Марыс Бежар

Морис Бежар

Моріс Бежар французький хореограф та реформатор балету

בז׳אר, מוריס

מוריס בז'אר

موريس بيجار

موریس بژار طراح رقص و رقاص فرانسوی

ベジャール, モーリス


前田 允 *訳, モーリス ベジャール.