WorldCat Identities

Fracci, Carla

Overview
Works: 186 works in 313 publications in 4 languages and 2,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Nonfiction films  Television mini-series  Filmed ballets  Concert films  Filmed operas  Biography  Documentary films 
Roles: Dancer, Performer, Actor, Author, Interviewee, Other, Author of introduction, Singer
Classifications: GV1790.G5, 792.842
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Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This miniseries, filmed in Leningrad, London, Paris, and Verdi's home region of Italy's Po Valley, required more than 100 actors, 1800 extras, and over 4000 costumes. The program gives a complete overview of Verdi's life and is filled with music from the composer's works sung in the original Italian and taken from past rare recordings featuring such opera artists as Renata Tebaldi, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, and Birgit Nilsson
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Giselle, a peasant girl, who goes mad and dies of a broken heart when she discovers that her beloved is a nobleman betrothed to another. Her spirit becomes one of the Wilis, the lost souls of young women who died betrayed in love
The life of Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of Giuseppe Verdi played out against the tumultuous background of Italy's struggle for unity
A portrait of Giselle by Faubion Bowers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As host Sir Anton Dolin prepares New York City Ballet's Patricia McBride for the role of Giselle, he tells the plot of the ballet, gives the history of its performance, and lends insight into the technical and dramatic expertise required of its dancers. Presents footage of performances of, and interviews with, celebrated ballerinas who have danced the role of Giselle, including Carla Fracci, Natalia Makarova, and Olga Spessivtzeva among others
I Vespri siciliani : opera in five acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's 1855 Paris opera includes a rarely-seen thrid act ballet, with internationally-acclaimed dancers Carla Fracci and Wayne Eagling
Giselle : a romantic ballet( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ballet takes its inspiration from the Slavic legend of the "Wilis" as described in the poems of Heinrich Heine. Giselle, a simple peasant girl driven to madness and death through an unhappy love, becomes a ghost ordered to destroy the man who betrayed her, yet seeks to sustain him because of her undying love
The Ballerinas( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a recreation of two eras of Parisian ballet: the mid-19th century and the Diaghilev period. Peter Ustinov appears in part 1 and part 2 with Carla Fracci and other dancers
Firestone dances( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Rudolf Nureyev's American television solo début; the legendary team of Jacques D'Amboise and Melissa Hayden; the brilliant Maria Tallchief; Carla Fracci in a rare pas de quatre set to the music of Pugni; as well as principal dancers of the Royal Danish Ballet and a performance by the Ballet Español Ximenes-Vargas
I am a dancer by Rudolf Nureyev( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the artistic temperament and achievements of Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Nureyev, Erik Bruhn : their complete Bell Telephone hour performances (1961-1967)( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live telecast excerpts from various ballets, featuring early performances by Nureyev and Bruhn
The Life of Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of Giuseppe Verdi played out against the tumultuous background of Italy's struggle for unity
Romeo and Juliet by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete ballet based on Shakespeare's story of teenage lovers from different feuding families
Verdi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of Giuseppe Verdi played out against the tumultuous background of Italy's struggle for unity
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, Giselle, is deceived by her lover, Albrecht, whose duplicity drives her to madness and causes her to die of a broken heart
Giselle : a ballet by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic ballet about a young girl deceived by her lover, and the tragic consequences
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commemorative performance marking the 100th anniversary of Verdi's death in his hometown Busseto. Starring Carlo Bergonzi, conducted by Massimiliano Stefanelli
Firestone dances : Voice of Firestone classic performances [1962-1963]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare live telecasts of classical ballet from the program Voices of Firestone, including Nureyev's American television solo debut
American ballet theatre : historic Bell telephone hour telecasts, 1959-1962( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In celebration of American Ballet Theatre's 75th anniversary, VAI has assembled a collection of historic performances presented by the company and its stars on The Bell Telephone Hour television series. These include excerpts from signature works such as Billy the Kid, Les Patineurs, and Giselle, as well as Raymonda - Grand Pas de Dix and Le Corsaire - Pas de Deux. Featured dancers include Lupe Serrano, Royes Fernandez, Igor Youskevitch, Ruth Ann Koesun, John Kriza, Scott Douglas, Carla Fracci, Rudolf Nureyev, in works choreographed by Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Andre Eglevsky, Frederic Franklin, David Lichine, Eugene Loring, and others."--Publisher description
Carla Fracci : a legendary dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the woman Erik Bruhn said, "gave the world a new idea of the ballerina in 19th-century Romantic ballets." Learn about the life of Carla Fracci, the legendary Italian ballerina and actress! In this gem of a documentary, filmmaker Renato Pugina followed Carla Fracci for a year, giving us an unprecedented view into the artist's life, on and off the stage. Enjoy footage of Fracci from rehearsals and performances over the course of her entire career and dancing some of her greatest roles. Experience Fracci's tenacity, determination, and incredible passion for her art, and meet a woman as friendly and approachable as she is talented! Born in Milan in 1936, Carla Fracci is not only the world's most famous Italian ballerina but also a true legend. Yet her career began almost by accident at Milan's Teatro alla Scala Dance School, from which she graduated in 1954. She went on to work with some of the 20th century's greatest dancers--including Erik Bruhn, Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and George Iancu--and choreographers--including Georges Balanchine and John Cranko--in the world's greatest theaters and with the most important dance companies. She also fought to bring dance to less populated areas and to tailor it to a vast public
Passo dopo passo : la mia storia by Carla Fracci( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Carla Fracci

Carla Fracci ballet dancer and actress

Carla Fracci danseuse

Carla Fracci Italiaans ballerina

Carla Fracci italienische Tänzerin

Карла Фраччі

Фраччи, Карла

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