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Royal Ballet

Overview
Works: 1,032 works in 1,747 publications in 4 languages and 17,954 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Stories, plots, etc  Pictorial works  Musical films  Operas  Television programs 
Roles: Performer, Dancer, Editor
Classifications: M1520, 792.842
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Most widely held works about Royal Ballet
 
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The tales of Beatrix Potter by John Lanchbery( Visual )
26 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of storyteller Beatrix Potter comes to life in this ballet through the magic of music and dance
Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )
40 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
The Nutcracker by Peter Wright( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's musical setting of the Christmas fantasy by E.T.A. Hoffmann, with musical scenario revised by Peter Wright
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Royal Ballet production of the classic Russian ballet
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, filmed live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, July, 28 1980
The firebird & Les noces by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La noces: presents the ritual of a Russian folk wedding in dance form
Discovering ballet by Robin May( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 307 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
Ballet favourites ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of excerpts from ballets showcases the talents of many of the greatest dancers of recent years
Cinderella by Kultur International Films( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton's take on Perrault's the timeless fairy tale is captured live at the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in this performance starring Dame Margot Fonteyn in the title role. Originally telecast on April 19, 1957 on NBC, this particular incarnation of the Cinderella fable soon became a staple of the Royal Ballet's repertoire, and features Ashton himself in the role of one of the cruel and ugly stepsisters
The nutcracker ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chief attraction of this 1968 adaptation is Rudolf Nureyev, who had defected to the West in 1961. This is his adaptation of the work, and the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. The production made ballerina Merle Park a star. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A performance of the tragic ballet set in 19th century Vienna about an unhappily married prince whose love affair causes a royal scandal
Prima Princessa presents Sleeping beauty ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 236 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 by Jules Massenet( Visual )
24 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 224 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
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 217 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
An evening with the Royal Ballet ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program presents a gala evening of classical ballet featuring the legendary team of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn
Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The acclaimed historic performance of Cinderella from 1969 featuring the memorable cast of Anthony Dowell, Antoinette Sibley, Frederick Ashton and Robert Helpmann"--Container box
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 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
Sylvia by Léo Delibes( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 197 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
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Joby Talbot( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis Carroll's ever-popular story provides the basis for a spectacular new work from the Royal Ballet, which features an engaging and passionate score as well as breathtaking choreography
Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A filmed performance of Handel's opera based on the Greek tale of Acis and Galatea and celebrating the simplicity of rural life
 
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controlled identity Sadler's Wells Ballet

Covent Garden ballet
Royal ballet
Royal ballet Londres
Royal Opera House (Londres). Ballet
Royal Opera House (Londyn). Royal Ballet.
Royŏl Balle
Royŏl Palle
Sadler's Wells Ballet
Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet
The Royal Ballet.
Vic-Wells Ballet
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