Stravinsky et les Ballet russes : Stravinsky and the Ballets russes

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[Paris] : Bel Air Classiques, [2009].
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1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Westerly - Media Room (Main Floor)
792.845 S DVD
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[Paris] : Bel Air Classiques, [2009].


General Note
Program notes ([12] pages ; ill.) in English, French, and German inserted in container.
General Note
Special features include (38 min.): documentary on the Ballets Russes (soundtrack in French, with English optional subtitles); interview with Millicent Hodson and Kenneth Archer (soundtrack in English, with French optional subtitles).
Creation/Production Credits
L'Oiseau de feu [The Firebird]: choreography and libretto, Michel Fokine ; reconstruction, Isabelle Fokine and Andris Liepa ; set and costume design, Alexander Golovin, Léon Bakst and Michel Fokine, reconstructed and supervised by Anna and Anatoly Nezhny.
Creation/Production Credits
Le sacre du printemps [Rite of spring]: choreography after Vaclav Nijinsky (1913), reconstructed and staged by Millicent Hodson ; set and costume design after Nicholas Roerich, reconstructed and supervised by Kenneth Archer ; scene plan, Igor Stravinsky and Nicholas Roerich.
L'Oiseau de feu [The Firebird]: Ekaterina Kondaurova (The Firebird) ; Ilya Kuznetsov (Ivan Tsarevich) ; Marianna Pavlova (The Princess) ; Vladimir Ponomarev (Kashchei) ; Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra ; Valery Gergiev, conductor.
Le sacre du printemps [Rite of spring]: Alexandra Iosifidi (The Chosen One) ; Elena Bazhenova (300-Year-Old Woman) ; Vladimir Ponomarev (The Wise Elder) ; Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra ; conducted by Valery Gergiev.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Recorded in performance June 2008, Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg.
In celebration of the debut of the Ballets Russes in Paris in 1909, this wonderful Stravinsky evening at the Mariinsky Theatre showcases the original Nijinsky version of The Rite of Spring for the first time on DVD along with The Firebird, both conducted by Valery Gergiev. Thanks to the relentless work of Millicent Hodson, Nijinsky's original choreography has now been recreated, performed by the lead dancers and Ballet Company of the Saint Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Valery Geriev, known the world over for his interpretation of Stravinsky's works.
System Details
DVD-9; NTSC, region code 0; PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1; aspect ratio 16:9.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Stravinsky, I., Caïozzi, D., Duplat, F., Nijinsky, V., Fokine, M., Hodson, M., Fokine, I., Liepa, A., Kondaurova, E., Kuznet︠s︡ov, I., Pavlova, M., Ponomarev, V., Iosifidi, A., Bazhenova, E., Gergiev, V., Golovin, A. I., Bakst, L., Archer, K., Nezhnyĭ, A., Nezhnai{u0361}a, A., & Stravinsky, I. (2009). Stravinsky et les Ballet russes: Stravinsky and the Ballets russes . Bel Air Classiques.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Igor Stravinsky et al.. 2009. Stravinsky Et Les Ballet Russes: Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes. [Paris]: Bel Air Classiques.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Igor Stravinsky et al.. Stravinsky Et Les Ballet Russes: Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes [Paris]: Bel Air Classiques, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Stravinsky, Igor, et al. Stravinsky Et Les Ballet Russes: Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes Bel Air Classiques, 2009.

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