New Content in Dance in Video and Opera in Video

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from Marie Siegel at Alexander Street Press:

We have just added 90 hours of dance performances, documentaries, interviews, and technique videos to our Dance in Video collection. Dance in Video now contains 365 hours of streaming video. New material released includes: – The Finis Jhung ballet technique videos, documenting beginner, intermediate, and advanced techniques in warm-ups, pointe, turning, barre work, jumps, the art of teaching ballet, partnering techniques, control and strength exercises, and more. – George Balanchine Foundation Interpreters Archive and Archive of Lost Choreography videos: coachings with Maria Tallchief, Patricia Wilde, Marie-Jeanne, Allegra Kent, recreations with Alicia Markova, Frederic Franklin, and Maria Tallchief. – Live at Broadway Dance Center instructional material: intermediate and advanced instruction in Latin fusion, isolated flexibility, strength training, improvisation, floorwork, contemporary jazz, partnering, lifts, lyrical jazz, and more. – Dance Pulp interviews with dancers and choreographers, including: Safi Thomas on hip-hop dance, Ted Brandsen on managing the Dutch National Ballet, Tiler Peck on competitions, Trey McIntyre on inspiration, William Wingfield on approaching dance as an artist, and combining the concert and commercial career, Harumi Terayama on discovering contemporary dance, and more. – Documentaries on leading figures and ensembles in dance, including Ruth St. Denis, Movement (R)evolution Africa, Liz Lerman, Lin Hwai-Min, Mura Dehn, Guguletu Ballet, The American Ballet Company, Chuck Davis – Performances by the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan (Cage’s Cursive II), Ki Theatre, and more. You can see a complete list of the new material here: http://daiv.alexanderstreet.com/WhatsNew


New Content for Opera in Video! Alexander Street Press added 30 hours of performances and documentaries to Opera in Video. The new content includes:

  • Cardiff Singer of the World competition highlights from 1999 and 2001
  • Recital of arias by Karita Mattila and Dmitri Hvorostovsky
  • Welsh National Opera’s performance of Monteverdi’s Poppea
  • Recital by Angela Gheorghiu at the Royal Opera House
  • Lucia di Lammermoor (Vienna), featuring Katia Ricciarelli and Jose Carreras

You can see a complete list of the new material here: http://opiv.alexanderstreet.com/WhatsNew

Opera in Video is now complete with 500 hours of streaming video.

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