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The Resource The video dictionary of classical ballet, produced in association with the Metropolitan Opera Guild ; TranMedia Communications Network ; produced & directed by Robert Beck, (videorecording DVD)

The video dictionary of classical ballet, produced in association with the Metropolitan Opera Guild ; TranMedia Communications Network ; produced & directed by Robert Beck, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The video dictionary of classical ballet
Title
The video dictionary of classical ballet
Statement of responsibility
produced in association with the Metropolitan Opera Guild ; TranMedia Communications Network ; produced & directed by Robert Beck
Contributor
Screenwriter
Dancer
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Demonstrates the complete language of ballet - including positions and directions, barre, linking steps, center practice, pirouettes, adage, allegro, batterie, pointe, and musical enchainements. Includes some 800 steps, including variations in Russian, French, and Cecchetti styles. Many of the movements are shown in slow motion with multiple camera angles and voice-over narrative description
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Writer/researcher, Mara Peets; narrators, Robert Beck, Mireille Briane
Dewey number
792.8
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
GV1585
LC item number
.V52 2003
PerformerNote
Dancers, Kevin McKenzie, Georgina Parkinson, Merrill Ashley, Denise Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McKenzie, Kevin
  • Parkinson, Georgina
  • Ashley, Merrill
  • Jackson, Denise
  • Beck, Robert
  • Briane, Mireille Lefèbre
  • Peets, Mara
  • Metropolitan Opera Guild
  • TransMedia Communications Network
  • Kultur International Films
Runtime
270
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballet
  • Ballet
  • Ballet dancing
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The video dictionary of classical ballet, produced in association with the Metropolitan Opera Guild ; TranMedia Communications Network ; produced & directed by Robert Beck, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 1983
Accompanying material
folded index card.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
disc 1. 1.0. Positions and directions; 2.0. Barre; 3.0. Linking steps; 4.0. Center practice/exercises au milieu; 5.0. Pirouettes; 6.0. Adage/adagio; 7.0. Allegro (115 min.) -- disc 2. 7.0. Allegro (continued); 8.0. Batterie; 9.0. Pointe; 10.0. Enchainements (155 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (4 hrs., 30 min.)
Isbn
9780769711003
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031110090
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • D1100
  • 1100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1938996
  • (OCoLC)ocm53867040
  • (OCoLC)53867040
  • 747439
  • 1938996
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The video dictionary of classical ballet, produced in association with the Metropolitan Opera Guild ; TranMedia Communications Network ; produced & directed by Robert Beck, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 1983
Accompanying material
folded index card.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
disc 1. 1.0. Positions and directions; 2.0. Barre; 3.0. Linking steps; 4.0. Center practice/exercises au milieu; 5.0. Pirouettes; 6.0. Adage/adagio; 7.0. Allegro (115 min.) -- disc 2. 7.0. Allegro (continued); 8.0. Batterie; 9.0. Pointe; 10.0. Enchainements (155 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (4 hrs., 30 min.)
Isbn
9780769711003
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031110090
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • D1100
  • 1100
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1938996
  • (OCoLC)ocm53867040
  • (OCoLC)53867040
  • 747439
  • 1938996
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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