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Swan Lake / music by Pyotr Il'ich Tchaikovsky ; production, Anthony Dowell ; film director, Ross MacGibbon ; a Royal Opera House-Opus Arte co-production.

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 Lebedinoe ozero. (Added Author). Dowell, Anthony. (Added Author). MacGibbon, Ross. (Added Author). Nuñez, Marianela. (Added Author). Soares, Thiago. (Added Author). Saunders, Christopher. (Added Author). Ovsyanikov, Valeriy. (Added Author). Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Added Author). Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901 (Added Author). Royal Opera House (London, England) (Added Author). Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra. (Added Author). Opus Arte (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville DVD Swa (Text) 32604000155737 DCTPLD AD NF/TV Series DVD Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton DVD Musical Swan (Text) 30890000311884 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
  • Publisher: East Sussex : Opus Arte, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Ballet in 4 acts; music by Tchaikovsky.
Program notes in English, French and German in booklet.
Extra features: illustrated synopsis; cast gallery; interview with Anthony Dowell; "Four Swan Queens": 30-minute conversation on dancing the role of the Swan Queen with former prima ballerinas Beryl Grey, Monica Mason, Lesley Collier, and current principal Marianela Nuñez.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Choreography, Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov ; designs, Yolanda Sonnabend ; lighting design, Mark Henderson ; director, Monica Mason.
Participant or Performer Note:
Marianela Nuñez (Odette) ; Thiago Soares (Prince Siegfried) ; Christopher Saunders (Von Rothbart) ; Royal Opera House ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Valeriy Ovsyanikov, conductor.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 16 & 24 March, 2009.
Summary, etc.:
Prince Siegfried sees a swan on the lake who turns into the enchanted princess Odette. She can only be saved by the true love of another. This the Prince promises her, but he is tricked by a wicked magician who disguises his daughter as the swan-maiden. Siegfried and his love leap to their death thus destroying the evil power of the magician.
System Details Note:
DVD; all regions; LPCM stereo.; DTS digital surround; 16:9 anamorphic widescreen.
Subject: Ballets.
Genre: Filmed ballets.

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