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Stravinsky et les Ballet russes [videorecording] = Stravinsky and the Ballets russes / Bel Air Media ... [et al.] présentent ; musique, Igor Stravinsky ; Orchestre et Ballet du Théâtre Mariinsky direction artistique et musicale, Valery Gergiev ; producteur délégué François Duplat ; réalisation, Denis Caïozzi.

Format:
Video/Projected medium
Language:
  • English
  • French
Published/​Created:
[Paris] : Bel Air Classiques, c2009.
Description:
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary note:
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.
Notes:
  • Program notes ([12] p. ; ill.) in English, French, and German inserted in container.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Time and place of event:
Recorded in performance June 2008, Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg.
System details:
DVD-9; NTSC, region code 0; PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1; aspect ratio 16:9.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
  • 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.
Contents:
L'Oiseau de feu [The Firebird : Russian fairytale in two scenes] -- Le Sacre du printemps [Rite of spring : scenes from pagan Russia in two parts] -- Bonus.
Subject(s):
BalletsRussia [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
  • Filmed performances.
  • Filmed ballets.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Feature films.
  • Filmed dance.
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Other title(s):
  • Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes
  • Firebird (Choreographic work : Fokine, I and Liepa after Fokine, M)
  • Rite of spring (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
  • Oiseau de feu.
  • Sacre du printemps.
Publisher no.:
BAC041
OCLC:
451510365
Universal Product Code:
  • 3760115300415
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