Paris dances Diaghilev [videorecording] / director, Colin Nears ; producer, Robin Scott.

Video/Projected medium
New York : Elektra Entertainment, [1992], c1990.
1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet (13 p.).


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Summary note
Four ballets of the Ballets Russes, recreated in their original sets, costumes and choreography, performed by the Paris Opera Ballet as a tribute to Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev.
  • "Opera de Paris Garnier"--title screen.
  • Coproduction of NVC/La Sept in association with Arts and Entertainment Cable Network. Copyright held by National Video Corporation and Teldec Classics International GmbH.
Creation/​Production credits
Camera, Jacques Beaujard ... [et al.] ; video editor, Alain Zerbib.
System details
VHS format.
Corps de Ballet of the Paris Opera Ballet under the joint direction of Patrice Bart and Eugene Polyakov ; Orchestra of the Paris Opera ; Michel Tabachnik, conductor.
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