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This concert recording from 1961 is one of the last recordings with two outstanding musicians from Basie’s band, Joe Williams and Joe Newman , who both departed from the band in 1961 to pursue solo careers. Joe Williams, known for having a deeper and…
Total running time
50 mins
Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” is the most famous ballet of all time. In this version by Ballett am Rhein and Martin Schläpfer, the Swiss choreographer utilises his unique dance vocabulary— which is physical and highly expressive in equal measure—to focus…
Total running time
130 mins
There was probably no other artist, who was involved creatively in so many stages of the development of Jazz music as Duke Ellington . His sonic individuality originated in his peculiar style of composing and arranging, in which he was interweaving…
Total running time
53 mins
The trained pianist and occasional organist, Sarah Vaughan ranks among the Big Four of female jazz singers, alongside Bessie Smith , Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald . Her early formal education on the piano has influenced her vocal technique…
Total running time
86 mins
Previously unreleased material with Maurice Béjart and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne (the former Ballet of the 20th Century)– newly digitised and restored. Apart from "Rite of Spring" , this edition features Béjart's masterpiece "Boléro" , set to…
Total running time
110 mins
A ballet based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen This beautiful ballet, based on the famous fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, tells the heartbreaking story of a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life and identity out of love…
Total running time
100 mins
Four Spanish flamenco dance signature pieces choreographed by legendary Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer Antonio Gades (1936 – 2004). DVD 1 CARMEN (112 mins) Based on the novella Carmen (1845) by Prosper Mérimée This matchless ballet…
Total running time
352 mins
Taking the tale of 'The Tower of Babel' as its starting point the dance performance explores language and its relationship with nationhood, identity and religion. Presented in the famous Cour d’Honneur du Palais des Papes choreaographers Sidi Larbi…
Total running time
120 mins
Aterballetto is the principal producing and touring dance company in Italy. They are well-known for their ability to shift their style across a wide range of musical genres, from classical to pop and jazz. Jiří Pokorny’s Words and Space is a metaphor…
Total running time
85 mins
With more than eighty works to his credit, Thierry Malandain developed a very personal vision of dance. Deeply linked to the concept of “Ballet” as an aesthetic movement, he gives priority to the dancing body and the celebration of its sensuality and…
Total running time
132 mins