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Title The Bolshoi Ballet / a Paul Czinner, I.R. Maxwell production for Harmony Films ; directed by Paul Czinner
Published New York, N.Y. : Video Artists Int'l., [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  792.80947 Czi/Bba  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Contents The Fountain of Bakhchsarai. Dance of the Tartars / B. Asafiev -- Swan Lake [i.e. The nutcracker]. Spanish dance / Tchaikovsky -- Spring water / Rachmaninoff -- Ivan Susanin. Polonaise ; Cracovienne / Glinka -- Faust. Walpurgisnacht / Gounod -- The dying swan / Saint-Saens -- Giselle : ballet in two acts / Adam
Summary A selection of performances by the Bolshoi Ballet from their 1956 tour of Great Britain. Paul Czinner's highly acclaimed film of the Bolshoi Ballet in performance stars Galina Ulanova in a complete Giselle plus five shorter ballets
Credits Director of photography, S.D. Onions; film editor, Philip Hudsmith; principal choreographer, Leonid Lavrovsky; choreographers, Asaf Messerer, Alexander Radunsky. Directed by Paul Czinner
Performer Galina Ulanova, Nikolai Fadeyechev, Raissa Struchkova, and the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Notes DVD Region 0; Color recording system: NTSC
Subject Ballets.
Ballet -- Russia.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Czinner, Paul, 1890-1972.
Ulanova, Galina Sergeevna, 1910-1998.
Fadeechev, Nikolaĭ Borisovich, 1933-
Struchkova, Raissa
Rozhdestvenskiĭ, Gennadiĭ.
Lavrovskiĭ, Leonid Mikhaĭlovich, 1905-1967.
Messerer, Asaf, 1903-1992.
Radunskiĭ, Aleksandr Ivanovich, 1912-
Asafʹev, B. V. (Boris Vladimirovich), 1884-1949. Bakhchisaraĭskiĭ fontan.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Shchelkunchik. Shokolad.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 14. Vesennie vody; arranged
Glinka, M. I. (Mikhail Ivanovich), 1804-1857. Zhiznʹ za t͡sari͡a (Ivan Susanin). Krakov͡iak
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Ballet.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Carnaval des animaux. Cygne.
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856. Giselle.
Harmony Films (Firm)
Video Artists International.
Bolʹshoĭ teatr SSSR. Balet.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
Other Titles Fountain of Bakhchsarai. Dance of the Tartars
Swan lake. Spanish dance
Ivan Susanin. Cracovienne
Faust. Walpurgisnacht
Spring water
Dying swan