SWAN LAKE DRESS REHEARSAL

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Genres:

  • Dance

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Ballet

Decade:

  • 1990s

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Title: SWAN LAKE DRESS REHEARSAL

Reference number: 11279

Date: 1995, February 28

Sound: sound

Original format: S-VHS

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 176.52 mins

Description: A dress rehearsal of Swan Lake performed by Scottish Ballet and recorded at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow on 28 February 1995. Comments on the performance from Galina Samsova and others are audible throughout. The rehearsal is paused several times for corrections, adjustments or feedback.

See also refs. (11269), 11280 and 11281

Swan Lake tells the story of Prince Siegfried who falls in love with Odette, who has been transformed into a swan queen by the evil Rothbart. Siegfried is tricked into declaring his love for Odile, Rothbart’s daughter who he has transformed to look like Odette. Rather than remain a swan forever Odette chooses to die, and Siegfried chooses to die with her.

The fashion designer Jasper Conran designed the set and costumes for this production

Please note this is a copy of the raw capture of the original analogue video for preservation and as such may display defects such as dropout, washed out colour and sound fluctuation.

Credits: [Music: Piotr Ilych Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Galina Samsova
Sets and costumes: Jasper Conran
Lighting design: George Thomson
Producer: Galina Samsova]

Shotlist: Act One (including prologue): 00.08-35.25

Act Two: 37.47-1.08.40

Act Three: 1.39.34-2.17.55

Act Four: 2.36.57-2.49.07

A dress rehearsal of Swan Lake performed by Scottish Ballet and recorded at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow on 28 February 1995. Comments on the performance from Galina Samsova and others are audible throughout. The rehearsal is paused several times for corrections, adjustments or feedback.

Swan Lake tells the story of Prince Siegfried who falls in love with Odette, who has been transformed into a swan queen by the evil Rothbart. Siegfried is tricked into declaring his love for Odile, Rothbart’s daughter who he has transformed to look like Odette. Rather than remain a swan forever Odette chooses to die, and Siegfried chooses to die with her.

The fashion designer Jasper Conran designed the set and costumes for this production.