The magic of dance, part VIAdditional title: Salut d'amour à Margot Fonteyn (Choreographic work : Ashton)Additional title: Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
NamesFonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Narrator)Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988 (Dancer)Somes, Michael, 1917-1994 (Dancer)Westmoreland, Terry (Teacher)Emblen, Ronald (Speaker)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)Edwards, Leslie (Dancer)Foy, Patricia (Producer)Guest, Ivor, 1920-2018 (Consultant)Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980 (Set designer)Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980 (Costume designer)Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934 (Composer)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Host)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Dancer)Royal Ballet (Performer)Royal Ballet. School (Performer)British Broadcasting Corporation (Production company)Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)
The magic of dance
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979Place: U.K.Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation
Table of ContentsFonteyn in the lighting booth of Covent Garden Theatre discussing her career -- Salut d'amour à Margot Fonteyn (7 min.) / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, Edward Elgar ; performed by Margot Fonteyn and Ashton at the gala celebrating Fonteyn's 60th birthday in May 1979. Also includes the evening's final curtain call showing Ninette De Valois and Marie Rambert -- Young children of the Royal Ballet School performing short dances -- Royal Ballet company class taught by Terry Westmoreland (6 min.) -- Rehearsal onstage with Michael Somes leading the members of the Royal Ballet -- Ronald Emblen discussing and demonstrating stage make-up for the role of Dr. Coppélius (5 min.) -- Marguerite and Armand (31 min.) / choreography, Ashton ; music, Franz Liszt ; scenery and costumes, Cecil Beaton ; performed by Margot Fonteyn (Marguerite), Rudolf Nureyev (Armand), Michael Somes (Armand's father), Leslie Edwards, and members of the Royal Ballet.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7269Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-150 (former)
GenresTelevision programsFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life TV and RM Productions, Munich ; producer, Patricia Foy.Content: Part VI: Out in the limelight, home in the rain.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionLast in a six-part series that surveys the history of theatrical dance (non-chronological).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY837013034-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159796Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 69aa8c80-7b91-0135-15c8-45dbea4febcf
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