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Royal Ballet

Overview
Works: 1,132 works in 2,038 publications in 6 languages and 24,336 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Drama  Filmed ballets  Cultural television programs  Televised ballets  Television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Christmas films 
Roles: Performer, Dancer, Editor, Other, Production personnel
Classifications: GV1790.N88, 792.842
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Most widely held works about Royal Ballet
 
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Tales of Beatrix Potter by John Lanchbery( Visual )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content 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 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's musical setting of the Christmas fantasy by E.T.A. Hoffmann, with musical scenario revised by Peter Wright
Ballet spectacular : a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world by Lisa Miles( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 549 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
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 448 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)
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 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
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Royal Ballet production of the classic Russian ballet
Romeo and Juliet : ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
Alice's adventures in Wonderland( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 388 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
The firebird ; & Les noces by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La noces: presents the ritual of a Russian folk wedding in dance form
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 354 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
La fille mal gardée by Ferdinand Hérold( Visual )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the English countryside, telling how Lise manages to win the hand of the man she loves, the young farmer Colas, despite her mother's determination to marry her off to the dim-witted son of a wealthy vineyard owner
Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, on 8th April 2009. Christopher Hogwood conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a distinguished cast including Danielle de Niese and Charles Workman in Wayne McGregor's new production of Handel's opera in which The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet appear in a rare and beautifully crafted collaboration. Galatea, a nymph and demi-goddess: Danielle de Niese; Acis, a shepherd: Charles Workman; Damon, a shepherd: Paul Agnew; Polyphemus, a giant: Matthew Rose; Coridon, a shepherd: Ji-Min Park; Dancers of The Royal Ballet: Galatea: Lauren Cuthbertson; Acis: Edward Watson; Damon: Steven McRae; Polyphemus: Eric Underwood; Coridon: Paul Kay; The Royal Opera Extra Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Conductor: Christopher Hogwood; Director: Wayne McGregor"--Alexander Street, resource website
Discovering ballet by Robin May( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 277 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
Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 260 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
Three ballets by Wayne McGregor : Chroma ; Infra ; Limen by Margaret Williams( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The diversity of Wayne McGregor's astonishing talent is demonstrated through Chroma, Infra and Limen, each created for The Royal Ballet, for whom he is resident choreographer. Intimate yet universal, light yet dark, frenetic yet lyrical, McGregor pursues his passion for exploring the inner workings of the human body and mind, his many-layered and beautiful dances providing visual, sensual and kinaesthetic stimulus for the viewer"--Container
Ballet favourites( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of excerpts from ballets showcases the talents of many of the greatest dancers of recent years
Sylvia by Léo Delibes( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 249 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
La bayadère by L Minkus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This ballet, set in 19th century India, tells the story of the doomed love affair between a warrior and a bayadère, who is later killed by her rival
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's classic ballet version of Nutcracker in an historic performance from 1968
Prima Princessa presents Sleeping beauty by Pi ka er( Visual )

1 edition 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!
 
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controlled identitySadler's Wells Ballet

Ballet Real

London the Royal Ballet

Royal Ballet

Royal Ballet Compagnia di danza inglese

Royal Ballet Covent Garden

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.

The Royal Ballet Covent Garden

The Royal Ballet (London)

Vic-Wells Ballet

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The sleeping beautyAcis and GalateaCome dance with me, a memoir, 1898-1956