(Video Cassette - 1977)
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Statement of Responsibility: WNET presents Great Performances ; Live from Lincoln Center ; directed by Robert Schwarz ; produced by John Goberman ; choreography by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot ; production directed by David Blair ; music by Adolphe Adam, orchestrated by John Lanchbery
Title: Giselle
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : WNET, c1977
Country of Producing Entity: U.S
Characteristics: 2 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Notes: This telecast was commercially released by Lincoln Center Video/Bel Canto Paramount Home Video in 1989 (see *MGZIA 4-1169 Giselle). It lacks Dick Cavett's introduction and the interview with Erik Bruhn
Contents: Cassette 1. Act I (ca. 52 min.)
Backstage interview with Erik Bruhn (beginning, ca. 14 min.)
Cassette 2. Conclusion of Bruhn interview (ca. 8 min.)
Act II (ca. 49 min.)
Credits: Scenery, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Peter Hall ; lighting, Nananne Porcher ; writer, Christopher Porterfield.
Performers: ["Conductor: John Lanchbery.<br/>", "Commentator: Martin Bookspan.<br/>", "Host/interviewer: Dick Cavett.<br/>", "Natalia Makarova (Giselle), Mikhail Baryshnikov (Albrecht), Martine van Hamel (Myrta), Frank Smith (Hilarion), Kirk Peterson and Marianna Tcherkassky (Peasant pas de deux), and Berthica Prieto, Ruth Mayer, Alexander Minz, George de la Pena, Richard Schafer, Nanette Glushak, Jolinda Menendez.<br/>", "Performed by members of American Ballet Theatre.<br/>"]
Event: Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N.Y., and telecast live on WNET-TV's series Great Performances: Live from Lincoln Center on June 2, 1977
Genre/Form: Video
Topical Term: Television
Ballet in television
Local Subject Heading: Television. Live from Lincoln Center
Ballet in television. Giselle
Donor Note: Gift of PBS and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc
Research Call Number: *MGZIA 4-7272
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