Coppélia: the last great ballet at the Paris Opera

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Title
Coppélia: the last great ballet at the Paris Opera
Additional title: Arabesques (Radio program)
Names
Manchester, P. W. (Phyllis Winifred) (Speaker)
Watts, Carolyn, 1914-2002 (Speaker)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-491
Topics
Bozzacchi, Giuseppina
Opéra de Paris. Ballet
Coppelia (Choreographic work)
Coppélia (Choreographic work : Saint-Léon)
Genres
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 31 minutes). [Music and announcements.] P.W. Manchester and Carolyn Watts discuss Coppélia, described by Manchester as the last great ballet staged at the Paris Opera [Opéra de Paris Ballet]; they speak about the story of the ballet [a recording of an extract of the music by Léo Delibes for the ballet Coppélia is played]; the original production of 1870 by Arthur Saint-Léon and the reasons it had relatively few performances in spite of its success; Giuseppina Bozzacchi, the first Swanilda; the role of Franz, in particular, the changes made to the role in Russia [a recording of an extract of the music by Léo Delibes for the ballet Coppélia is played]; the final act including the restoration of [the allegorical figures of] War and Peace by George Balanchine in the New York City Ballet version; the insertion of a czardas in Coppélia [a recording of a czardas by Léo Delibes is played]; the Danish [Royal Ballet] version of Coppélia; Balanchine's and Alexandra Danilova's production of Coppélia; American Ballet Theatre's version; the National Ballet of Washington's version, set by Frederic Franklin [music and announcements].
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by WGUC-FM, the radio station of the University of Cincinnati 1975 Cincinnati (Ohio)
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 31 min.) : polyester, full-track, 3 3/4 ips ; 5 in.
Sound quality is excellent.
Description
P. W. Manchester and Carolyn Watts discuss the ballet Coppélia; recorded at WGUC-FM, the radio station of the University of Cincinnati, for the radio program Arabesques, and broadcast on the National Public Radio network, in 1975.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 84208701
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118304
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72226a30-c63e-0135-07cd-0f7414b37fa3
Rights Statement
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  • 1975: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coppélia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/56bfbe00-3b78-0134-67f2-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coppélia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/56bfbe00-3b78-0134-67f2-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Coppélia Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/56bfbe00-3b78-0134-67f2-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Coppélia