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Lee, Laura

Summary: A history of ballet provides plot synopses of famous ballets and introduces the language, steps, and costumes of the dance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J WHITE CHI

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthaus Musik 2005

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA IVA

Summary: Fairy tale of a beautiful princess who slept for a hundred years until she was awakened by a prince's kiss.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SLE

Lawrence, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1950

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.8 LAW

Summary: A Peter Wright production of the ballet, The Nutcracker, performed at Covent Garden.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 1994

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA NUT

Summary: A ballet based loosely on Anton Chekhov's play Three sisters. Second program is a documentary portrait of the influential British choreographer, Kenneth MacMillan, with extracts from many of his ballets including The burrow, Romeo and Juliet, Gloria, Manon and The prince of the pagodas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Kultur 2009

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA WIN

Elfman, Danny

Contents: Intro -- Frolic -- Gamelan -- Rag -- Lyric -- Finale.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC RAB

Falla, Manuel de

Contents: El amor brujo -- Siete canciones populares españolas = Seven popular Spanish songs / orch. Luciano Berio -- Homenajes. Fanfare (Sobre el nombre de Enrique Fernández Arbós) ; Á Claude Debussy (Elegía de la guitarra) ; Rappel de la fanfare ; Á Paul Dukas (Spes vitae) ; Pedrelliana -- Dances from The three-cornered hat : suite no. 2. The neighbour's dance (Seguidillas) ; The miller's dance...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorian 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL FAL

Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar

Contents: Uirapurú / Heitor Villa-Lobos (18:41) -- Suite de caballos de vapor = Horse-power suite / Carlos Chávez (25:21) -- Estancia / Alberto Ginastera (12:15).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorian 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL LAT

Summary: This ballet based on the story of Sparacus and the Roman slave's fight for freedom, gives full expression to the virility and strength for which Russia's male dancers are renowned.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2006

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA SPA

Bley, Carla.

Contents: The opening -- Interlude: Shovels -- The survivors -- Grave train -- Death rolls -- Morning (part one) -- Interlude: Lament -- Intermission music -- Silent spring -- Fanfare -- Mother of a dead man -- Some dirge -- Morning (part two) -- The new funeral march -- The new National Anthem -- The survivors.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RCA Victor 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ BLE

Gruen, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 1981

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 792.8 GRU

Summary: "Nutcracker Sweeties" is Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington's big band attack on Tchaikovsky. "The Judas Tree" was Kenneth MacMillan's last ballet, created especially for Irek Mukhamedov.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2006

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA NUT

Summary: An insecure New York City ballet dancer wins the lead in Swan Lake, but slowly loses her grip on sanity when she thinks a seductive newcomer is out to steal her role.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BLA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Black 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER BLA

Whittet, Ellen O'Connell

Summary: A lyrical and meditative memoir on the damage we inflict in the pursuit of perfection, the pain of losing our dreams, and the power of letting go of both.With a promising career in classical ballet ahead of her, Ellen O'Connell Whittet was devastated when a misstep in rehearsal caused a career-ending injury. Ballet was the love of her life. She lived for her moments under the glare of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2020

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Summary: "Tells the straightforward history of the renowned Ballets Russes troupe from 1929 until its demise in 1962, providing ... commentary, as well as tidbits on ballet aesthetics, backstage gossip and clip after clip of rare footage. It also ... offers portraits of the handful of surviving dancers, most of them in their 80s, who provide its commentary. After a brief review of [the Diaghilev years...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BAL

Summary: The world of storyteller Beatrix Potter comes to life in this ballet through the magic of music and dance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV TAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TAL RATED G

Summary: Based on an ancient Indian poem, Sakuntala, the story concerns Nikia's love for Solor, who loves her in return, and Solor's obligation to wed Gamzatti. Gamzatti murders her rival and the inconsolable Solor envisions Nikia inviting him to join her in the Kingdom of the Shades. This performance exhibits the perfection achieved by the Kirov corps de ballet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2008

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA BAY

Copland, Aaron

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Musical Heritage Society 1991

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Ravel, Maurice

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI Classics 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL RAV

Still, William Grant

Contents: Symphony no. 1 (Afro-American) / William Grant Still (23:57) -- The river : Suite (26:35) : Spring ; Meander ; Giggling rapids ; Lake ; Vortex ; Riba ; Village virgins / Duke Ellington ; orch. Ron Collier.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Chandos Records 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL STI

Stravinsky, Igor

Contents: Apollo (25:12) -- Agon (20:56) -- Orpheus (28:31)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos Music Library 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL STR

Summary: The classic story, in which a prince's love for a swan queen overcomes an evil sorcerer's spell, is accompanied by illustrations inspired by the George Balanchine ballet productions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2019

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Summary: Authur Mitchell introduces this studio recording of Agnes de Mille's "Fall River legend'" based on the story of Lizzie Borden. Accused in 1892 of the brutal killing of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Borden experienced aa dramatic life of love, sadness, and ultimately murder, rendered here in a dance performance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA DAN

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