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Royal Ballet

Overview
Works: 1,150 works in 1,957 publications in 2 languages and 21,679 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Filmed ballets  Film adaptations  Cultural television programs  Televised ballets  Juvenile works  Television programs  Christmas films 
Roles: Performer, Dancer, Editor, Other
Classifications: GV1790.N88, 792.842
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Royal Ballet
 
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Tales of Beatrix Potter by John Lanchbery( Visual )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of storyteller Beatrix Potter comes to life in this ballet through the magic of music and dance
The Nutcracker = Shchelkunchik by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's musical setting of the Christmas fantasy by E.T.A. Hoffmann, with musical scenario revised by Peter Wright
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Swan Lake is regarded as one of the greatest works in the art of ballet. The magic of Tchaikovsky's music, embodying the love of Prince Siegfried for the enchanted Swan Queen, has greatly contributed to making this the best-loved of all classical ballets ... Prince Siegfried celebrates his twenty-first birthday; his mother tells him it is time to marry, but he prefers to go hunting. Alone, by a lakeside, he sees a swan who turns to human form. She is an enchanted princess who can be saved only by ture love. He promises this, but is tricked by the wicked magician who disguises his own daughter as the swan-maiden"--Container
Ballet spectacular : a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world by Lisa Miles( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to ballet features facts on the dance discipline's history, basic steps, costumes, and famous dancers, and includes details of iconic performances from the Royal Ballet
Sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Royal Ballet production of the classic Russian ballet
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Watson takes the role of Crown Prince Rudolf in Kenneth MacMillan's compelling ballet which lives out the final eight years of Rudolf's life with its relentless downward spiral of political intrigue, drugs and murder. It culminates with the suicide pact at the hunting lodge - known as Mayerling - between Rudolf and his 17-year-old mistress, Mary Vetsera (Mara Galeazzi)
The firebird ; & Les noces by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La noces: presents the ritual of a Russian folk wedding in dance form
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Joby Talbot( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Carroll's fantastical masterpiece is wonderfully captured in Christopher Wheeldon's brilliantly imaginative new ballet. With Principal dancer Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice, captivating designs by Bob Crowley and a lively, engaging new score by Joby Talbot, The Times described this new commission for The Royal Ballet as 'spectacular family entertainment brought to life with enormous theatrical verve.'
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1969 Royal Ballet performance of Prokofiev's 3-act ballet Cinderella
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic Dido and Aeneas combines traditional performances of the opera singers with contemporary dance. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to heartbreak and tragedy
Discovering ballet by Robin May( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how ballet began, how ballets are produced, and what is taught in a ballet school. Contrasts modern ballet with classical ballet and introduces all-time favorite ballets
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on December 5, 2006. Features the Royal Ballet, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Valeriy Ovsyanikov. Alina Cojocaru and Federico Bonelli star in the production
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a peasant girl (Giselle) who goes mad and dies of a broken heart when she discovers that her beloved is a nobleman betrothed to another
Ballet favourites( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of excerpts from ballets showcases the talents of many of the greatest dancers of recent years
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's classic ballet version of Nutcracker in a historic performance from 1968
Prima Princessa presents Sleeping beauty by Pei luo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Prima Princessa on a fairy-dust-filled springtime adventure to see excerpts of The Sleeping Beauty performed live by the Royal Ballet in London, England. The animated Prima Princessa narrates the story, and between acts, mini ballet demonstrations from students at the School of American Ballet are featured. After the ballet is over, the adventure continues with a magical tea party and fun floral crafts!
Manon : a ballet by Jules Massenet( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballet of the love story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux, a tragedy of innocence corrupted in the pleasure-seeking world of 18th century Paris
Sylvia by Léo Delibes( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This version of Frederick Ashton's Sylvia has restored the splendour of its elegant and opulent three-act form for the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Royal Ballet. Taken from Greek mythology, it tells the story of Sylvia, loved by Aminta, abducted by Orion and eventually rescued by Eros
Tales of Beatrix Potter by John Lanchbery( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the best-loved tales of the children's story-teller are presented as a ballet by dancers in costumes and masks that recreate Potter's illustrations
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Swan lake
Alternative Names

controlled identitySadler's Wells Ballet

London the Royal Ballet

Royal Ballet (London)

Royal Opera House (Londyn). Royal Ballet.

Royŏl Balle

Royŏl Palle

Sadler's Wells Ballet

Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet

Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet London

The Royal Ballet.

Vic-Wells Ballet

Languages
English (255)

Italian (3)

Covers
Sleeping beautyRodgers and Hammerstein's CinderellaDido and AeneasPas de deux : the Royal Ballet in picturesIn good company : sixty years with the Royal BalletCome dance with me, a memoir, 1898-1956