Richard AlstonAdditional title: Richard AlstonAdditional title: Night music (Choreographic work : Alston)Additional title: Soda lake (Choreographic work : Alston)Additional title: Rainbow ripples (Choreographic work : Alston)Additional title: Rite of spring (Choreographic work : Alston)Additional title: Bellezza flash (Choreographic work : Alston)Additional title: South Bank show (Television program)
NamesAlston, Richard, 1948- (Commentator)Jobe, TomDavies, Siobhan, 1950-Clark, Michael, 1962-Burge, LucyCarty, FrancesMaas, JkkyHodgkin, Howard, 1932-2017 (Designer)Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)Amirkhanian, Charles (Composer)Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643 (Composer)Buckland, David (Designer)Guyon, Anne (Costume designer)Mumford, Peter, 1946- (Set designer)Mumford, Peter, 1946- (Lighting designer)Hall, Nigel, 1943- (Sculptor)Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 (Composer)Cash, Tony, 1933- (Producer)Ballet Rambert
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1982
Table of ContentsDANCE CONTENTS: Night music: Excerpt. Music: W. A. Mozart. Scenery: Howard Hodgkin. Danced by Lucy Burge, Frances Carty, and Jkky Maas. -- The rite of spring: Excerpt. Music: Igor Stravinsky (version for piano duet, revised 1947). Scenery/lighting: Peter Mumford. Costumes: Anne Guyon. Danced by Carty, Siobhan Davies, and Burge. -- Soda lake. Performed in silence. Sculpture: Nigel Hall. Danced by Michael Clark. -- Rainbow ripples: Excerpt. Score: Charles Amirkhanian. Scenery: David Buckland. Danced by Clark, Maas, and Carty. -- Bellezza flash. Music: Claudio Monteverdi. Danced by Tom Jobe, Davies, and Clark.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8585Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2542 (former)
TopicsAlston, Richard, 1948-
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageBiographies
NotesSubtitle: Working with bodies. Telecast on London Weekend Television's The South Bank Show on March 14, 1982. Producer/director: Tony Cash. Executive producer: Nick Elliott. Host: Melvyn Bragg.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (PAL) (52 min.) :sd., col.
DescriptionDocumentary on Richard Alston, resident choreographer of Ballet Rambert, who discusses his background and approach to choreography. His comments are illustrated with footage of his works Night music, The rite of spring, Soda lake, Rainbow ripples, and Bellezza flash (the last commissioned by the South Bank Show). He is also seen rehearsing Bellezza flash with Tom Jobe, Siobhan Davies, and Michael Clark.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY916038157-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170365Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b5bac7e0-7b84-0135-3e18-61501366ed7d
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