Princeton University Library Catalog

Giselle.

Format:
Video/Projected medium
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, [2008]
Εdition:
[Widescreen format]
Medium/​Support:
DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description:
1 DVD, NTSC (approximately 112 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (25 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.)
Summary note:
The story of a peasant girl (Giselle) who goes mad and dies of a broken heart when she discovers that her beloved is a nobleman betrothed to another.
Notes:
  • Originally produced for television in 2006.
  • Accompanying booklet in English, French and German by Marion Smith.
  • Includes illustrated synopsis and cast gallery.
Creation/​Production credits:
Royal Ballet director, Monica Mason ; producer, Andy King-Dabbs ; director and executive producer, Ross MacGibbon ; a BBC production in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Gardens ; scenario, Théophile Gautier after Heinrich Heine ; choreography by Marisu Petipa after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot ; music by Adolphe Adam, revised by Joseph Horovitz ; designs, John Macfarlane ; original lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; staging, Christopher Carr ; editor for BBC, Tom Jones ; television director & executive producer, Ross MacGibbon ; television producer, Andy King-Dabbs.
Time and place of event:
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, January 2006.
System details:
DVD-9; all regions, PAL regions; LPCM stereo or Digital DTS surround; dual layer.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
  • Alina Cojocaru, Johan Kobborg, Martin Harvey, Sandra Conley, David Drew, Genesia Rosato, Richard Ramsey, Alastair Marriott, Marianela Nuñez, Deidre Chapman, Isabel McMeekan, Laura Morera, Ricardo Cervera, Gemma Sykes, Victoria Hewitt, Bennet Gartside, Kenta Kura ; Royal Ballet.
  • The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; conductor, Boris Gruzin.
Language(s):
Soundtrack in English; subtitles in French, German, Italian or Spanish.
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  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed ballets.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Televised ballets.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Feature films.
  • Drama.
  • Dance films.
Other title(s):
  • Giselle [2006 : Cojocara]
  • Giselle (Choreographic work)
Publisher no.:
OA 0993 D
OCLC:
285232120
Universal Product Code:
  • 809478009931
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