Giselle, Les Sylphides, and Coppélia, three of the greatest ballets

With Rudolf Nureyev, Nadia Nerina and Margot Fonteyn

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Les Sylphides:
Mikhail Fokine — Choreographer
Nadia Nerina — Les Sylphides – Mazurka & Pas de deux
Philip Chatfield — Les Sylphides – Mazurka & Pas de deux
Rowena Jackson — Les Sylphides – Waltz
Julia Farron — Les Sylphides – Prelude
Robert Irving — Conductor
Charles Nuitter — Choreographer
Arthur Saint-Léon — Choreographer
Nadia Nerina — Swanilda

Program notes

The three works represented on this release, along with Tchaikovsky's three balletic masterpieces, comprise a good share of ballet's core repertoire. Giselle, Les Sylphides and Coppélia, having succeeded in their premiere performances, have retained their popularity to the present day...

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Directed by:
Margaret Dale,
Patricia Foy
Production date: 2012
Recording date: Les Sylphides: 1956, Giselle: 1957, Coppélia: 1962
Duration: 17 min
Production: © BBC, under licence to International Classical Artists Ltd
Resolution: SD