40 years of dance on BBC Television: from Karsavina to Mukhamedov; from The moor's pavane to Strange fish, Reels 3 and 4Additional title: Forty years of dance on BBC TelevisionAdditional title: Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)Additional title: Cruel garden (Choreographic work : Bruce and Kemp)Additional title: Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)Additional title: Month in the country (Choreographic work : Ashton)Additional title: White bird featherless (Choreographic work : Davies)
NamesLimón, José (Choreographer)Limón, José (Dancer)Hoving, Lucas (Dancer)Koner, Pauline (Dancer)Jones, Betty, 1926- (Dancer)Snaith, Yolande (Choreographer)Snaith, Yolande (Dancer)De Maria, James (Dancer)Clarke, Julia (Dancer)Watton, Jamie (Dancer)Bruce, Christopher (Choreographer)Bruce, Christopher (Dancer)Vardi, Yair (Dancer)Sibley, Antoinette (Dancer)Sibley, Antoinette (Interviewee)Dowell, Anthony (Dancer)Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988 (Interviewee)Seymour, Lynn, 1939- (Dancer)Clarke, Gill (Dancer)Douglas, Paul (Dancer)Feldman, Sean (Dancer)James, Jeremy, 1961-2000 (Dancer)Old, Elizabeth (Dancer)Saxon, Deborah (Dancer)Beard, Stephen (Dancer)Coyne, Kate (Dancer)Mortimer, Isabel (Dancer)Phillips, Leesa (Dancer)Robinson, Andrew (Dancer)Ward, Tom, active 1991 (Dancer)Wray, Sheron (Dancer)Clapton, Nicholas (Singer)Ball, Andrew, pianist (Instrumentalist)Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 (Composer)Lawrence, Pauline (Costume designer)Miller, Graeme (Composer)Innes-Hopkins, Robert (Designer)Miranda Pacheco, Carlos (Composer)Koltan, Ralph (Designer)Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)Barry, Gerald, 1952- (Composer)Davies, Siobhan, 1950- (Choreographer)Deane, Vincent (Author)Mumford, Peter, 1946- (Producer)Mumford, Peter, 1946- (Director)Burge, Emma (Producer)McDonald, Antony (Costume designer)Lockyer, Bob (Producer)Lockyer, Bob (Director)Wilson, Rodney (Producer)Dale, Margaret, 1922-2010 (Director)Nears, Colin (Director)MacGibbon, Ross (Producer)MacGibbon, Ross (Director)Dale, Margaret, 1922-2010 (Producer)Collins, Aletta (Choreographer)Martland, Steve (Composer)Cairns, Tom, 1952- (Set designer)Hogg, Joanna (Director)José Limón Dance Company (Production company)Ballet Rambert (Production company)Royal Ballet (Production company)Siobhan Davies Dance (Firm) (Production company)British Broadcasting Corporation (Production company)Arts Council of Great Britain (Production company)
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Dates / OriginDate Created: 1957 - 1994Place: United KingdomPublisher: British Broadcasting Corporation
Table of ContentsReel 3. The moor's pavane (1957, 21 min., b&w) / producer/director, Margaret Dale ; choreography, José Limón ; music, Henry Purcell, arranged by Simon Sadoff; costumes, Pauline Lawrence ; performed by the José Limón Dance Company: José Limón (the moor), Lucas Hoving (his friend), Pauline Koner (the friend's wife), and Betty Jones (the moor's wife) ; conductor, Simon Sadoff.Should accidentally fall (c1993, 15 min., col.) / from the series Dance for the camera ; produced by Landseer for the BBC and the Arts Council of Great Britain ; producer/editor/director, Ross MacGibbon ; executive producers, Rodney Wilson and Bob Lockyer ; choreography, Yolande Snaith ; music, Graeme Miller ; design, Robert Innes Hopkins ; performed by Julia Clarke, James de Maria, Yolande Snaith, and Jamie Watton.Cruel garden [excerpt] (1982, 9 min., col.) / director, Colin Nears ; choreography, Christopher Bruce ; music, Carlos Miranda ; scenery, Ralph Koltan ; based on the life of Federico García Lorca ; performed by Ballet Rambert: Christopher Bruce (poet), Yair Vardi (bull), and others.Dance master class [excerpt] (1988, 8 min., col.) / director, Bob Lockyer ; interviews with Sir Frederick Ashton and Antoinette Sibley, and footage of Ashton rehearsing Sibley and Anthony Dowell of the Royal Ballet in the nocturne pas de deux from The dream.Reel 4. A month in the country [excerpt] (1978, 7 min., col.) / director, Colin Nears ; recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London ; choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, Frédéric Chopin ; final pas de deux (Andante spianato in E flat major, Op. 22), performed by Lynn Seymour (Natalia Petrovna) and Anthony Dowell (Beliaev) of the Royal Ballet.White bird featherless (c1994, 27 min., col.) / produced by Dancelines for the BBC ; producer/director, Peter Mumford ; executive producer, Bob Lockyer ; choreography, Siobhan Davies ; music, Gerald Barry ; text, Vincent Deane ; costumes, Antony McDonald ; performed by the Siobhan Davies Dance Company: Gill Clarke, Paul Douglas, Sean Feldman, Jeremy James, Elizabeth Old, and Deborah Saxon ; singer, Nick Clapton (countertenor) ; pianists, Andrew Ball and Catherine Edwards.Dance house (c1991, 5 min., col.) / part of a series of twelve five-minute dances made for the camera, devised by Peter Mumford ; produced by Dancelines for the BBC and the Arts Council of Great Britain ; producers, Peter Mumford and Emma Burge ; executive producers, Rodney Wilson and Bob Lockyer ; director, Joanna Hogg ; choreography, Aletta Collins ; music, Steve Martland ; design, Tom Cairns ; performed by Stephen Beard, Kate Coyne, Isabel Mortimer, Leesa Phillips, Andrew Robinson, Tom Ward, and Sheron Wray.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6957 Reels 3 and 4 ; *MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 2 (former)
TopicsGarcía Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936Dance
GenresVideo recordingsFilmed danceFilmed performancesTelevision programs
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in conjunction with the British Broadcasting Corporation.Content: Title from accompanying program.Venue: Compilation of seven television programs screened at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on September 29, 1994 (3:00-5:00PM).Content: Reel 3 (52 min.). The moor's pavane, Should accidentally fall, Cruel garden, Dance master class ; Reel 4 (41 min.). A month in the country, White bird featherless, Dance house.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (Umatic) (93 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionSecond in a series of three screenings of television programs on dance presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation between 1953 and 1994. The programs include documentaries, recorded stage performances and adaptations of stage performances, and video- and cinedance works. For the first and third screenings in this series, see *MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 1 and cassette 3.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY94-F97NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175476Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1372baf0-069f-0135-4d64-0713b2a9a018
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