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Title Jewels [(DVD) videorecording] / choreography by George Balanchine ; a coproduction Opéra national de Paris, Telmondis ; in association with France 2, Thirteen/WNET New York, Opus Arte ; director, Pierre Cavassilas. associate producer, Josette Affergan.

Publication Info. Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex, U.K : Opus Arte, [2006]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  792.842 JEW    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([26] pages ; 18 cm)
System Details DVD, NTSC; all regions; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, LPCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9.
Language Documentary in English & French, with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
Performer Dancers: Kader Belarbi, Mathieu Ganio, Laëtitia Pujol, Clairemarie Osta (Emeralds); Aurélie Dupont, Marie-Agnès Gillot (Rubies); Agnès Letestu, Jean-Guillaume Bart (Diamonds); Paris Opera Ballet.
Credits Sets and costume designer, Christian Lacroix; lighting designer, Jennifer Tipton ; Paris Opera Ballet and Orchestra ; musical director, Paul Connelly ; editor, Emmanualle Dupont ; director of photography, Pierre Dupouey.
Note Program notes in English, German and French in container.
Event Recorded in performance Oct.-Nov. 2005, Opéra National de Paris.
Summary George Balanchine's world-famous abstract ballet is a lyric tribute to women and the capital cities of the great dance schools. Accompanying by a documentary discussing Balanchine, his style of classical dancing, and his ballet Jewels.
Contents Emeralds / music, Gabriel Fauré (Pelléas et Mélisande ; Shylock) -- Rubies / music, Igor Stravinsky (Capriccio for piano and orchestra) -- Diamonds / music, Pyotr Ilyich Thciakovksy (Symphony no. 3 in D major, op. 29 "Polish").
Note Extra feature: George Balanchine forever / a film by Rainer E. Moritz ; an RM Creative production for Telemondis (approximately 59 min. ; 2006).
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Ballets -- Videodiscs.
Balanchine, George.
Choreographers -- United States -- Biography -- Videodiscs.
Jewels (Choreographic work : Balanchine) -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Cavassilas, Pierre, director.
Affergan, Josette, producer.
Dupont, Aurélie, dancer.
Gillot, Marie-Agnès, dancer.
Letestu, Agnès, dancer.
Osta, Clairemarie, dancer.
Pujol, Laetitia, dancer.
Bart, Jean-Guillaume, dancer.
Belarbi, Kader, dancer.
Ganio, Mathieu, dancer.
Connelly, Paul (Conductor), conductor.
Lacroix, Christian, 1951- costume designer, set designer.
Tipton, Jennifer, lighting designer.
Moritz, Reiner E., 1938- producer, director.
Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924. Pelléas et Mélisande. Selections.
Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924. Shylock. Selections.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Capriccio, piano, orchestra.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Symphonies, no. 3, op. 29, D major.
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
Opéra de Paris. Orchestre.
Opéra national de Paris.
Telmondis (Firm)
France 2.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
RM Creative Fernseh- und Film-GmbH.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Note Parallel title on container: Joyaux
Added Title Jewels (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
George Balanchine forever.
Standard No. 809478009511
Music No. OA 0951D Opus Arte
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