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Giselle [videorecording] : ballet in two acts / music by Adolphe Adams ; choreography by Alicia Alonso, after the original by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot.

Format:
Video/Projected medium
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Pleasantville, New York : Video Artists International, c2007.
Description:
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary note:
This video documents the presentation of Giselle with prima ballerina, Alicia Alsonso and Vladimir Vasiliev, the most distinguished male dancer of his era performing together for the first time. Half of the original master was erased. This DVD contains the unerased part and additional material of scenes filmed in the dress rehearsal and from other sources. From these sources, technicians were able to put together the entire ballet.
Notes:
  • Program notes (7 p. ; 19 cm.) in container.
  • DVD bonus: "Encounter"--Alonso and Vasiliev in rehearsal, introduced by Anton Dolin in English with Spanish subtitles (15 min.).
Creation/​Production credits:
Set and wardrobe design, Salvador Fernández.
Time and place of event:
Telecast from a live performance at the Grand Theatre in Havana, Cuba, Oct. 31, 1980.
System details:
DVD; Region 0; NTSC; aspect ration 4:3; stereo./mono.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
Alicia Alonso (Giselle) ; Vladimir Vasiliev (Albrecht) ; Aurora Bosch (Queen of the Wilis) ; Alberto Méndez (Hilarion) ; Elena Madan (Berthe) ; Loipa Araújo (Princess Bathilde) ; Raúl Barroso (Prince of Courland) ; supporting soloists ; Corps de ballet of Ballet Nacional de Cuba ; Orchestra of the Grand Theatre of Havana ; José Ramón Urbay, conductor.
Subject(s):
Ballets [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
  • Filmed ballets
  • Filmed dance
Contains:
Other title(s):
Giselle (Choreographic work : Alonso, Alicia and F after Coralli and Perrot)
Publisher no.:
4391
OCLC:
186964889
Universal Product Code:
  • 089948439196
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