LEGENDS OF BALLET: Stars of ABT and NYCB 1960-65 (DVD)

LEGENDS OF BALLET: Stars of ABT and NYCB 1960-65 (DVD)

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LEGENDS OF BALLET: Stars of American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet

A thrilling collection of performances by stars of American Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet, including Jacques d’Amboise, Allegra Kent, Lupe Serrano, Royes Fernandez, Violette Verdy, André Eglevsky, Melissa Hayden, as well as international dancers Alicia Alonso and Mia Slavenska. Highlights include New York City Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s innovative ballet Square Dance, featuring the cast of the 1957 premiere, which included a square dance caller; the rarely performed Pas de Quatre with an all-star cast; the “Rose Adagio Scene” from Sleeping Beauty (choreographed by Eglevsky); scenes from Giselle and Sylvia, and more. Color performances from the Bell Telephone Hour, 1960-1965.

Color, 68 minutes, 4:3, NTSC (Playable all regions)

Square Dance (Balanchine) 13:25
Patricia Wilde, Nicholas Magallanes, New York City Ballet Corps de Ballet, with Elisha Keeler, caller and librettist

Concerto for Art Lovers (Nelson) 7:43
Jacques d‘Amboise, Gene Nelson, Allegra Kent, Taina Elg

Scenes from Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Saddler) 9:46
Violette Verdy and Jacques d’Amboise

Pas de Quatre (Dolin) 10:41
Alicia Alonso, Melissa Hayden, Nora Kaye, Mia Slavenska

The Sleeping Beauty: Aurora's Act I Variation, “Jewels” Variation, and Rose Adagio (Eglevsky) 9:25
Melissa Hayden, André Eglevsky, Francisco Moncion, Conrad Ludlow, Michael Lland

Giselle: Act II Pas de Deux & Finale (Eglevsky) 7:38
Lupe Serrano, Royes Fernandez

Sylvia: Pas de Deux (Balanchine) 8:26
Allegra Kent, Jacques d’Amboise