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Prince of the Pagodas DVD (The Royal Ballet)

Prince of the Pagodas DVD (The Royal Ballet)

The Prince of The Pagodas provides a fascinating and magnificent spectacle of classical dance on the grandest scale. Darcey Bussell and Jonathan Cope dance the lead roles.
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Sir Kenneth MacMillan's glorious version of The Prince of The Pagodas provides a fascinating and magnificent spectacle of classical dance on the grandest scale. Benjamin Britain's exotic score, inspired by the sounds of the gamelan, is the only one that he created for ballet.

 

Music: Benjamin Britten

Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan

Princess Rose: Darcey Bussell

Princess Epine: Fiona Chadwick

The Prince: Jonathan Cope

The Emperor: Anthony Dowell

The Fool: Simon Rice

The King of the North: Antony Dowson

The King of the East: Bruce Sansom

The King of the West: Mark Silver

The King of the South: Ashley Page

The Counsellor: Leslie Edwards

Clouds: Deborah Bull, Nicola Tranah, Errol Pickford,Sergiu Pobereznic

Courtiers: Sandra Conley, David Drew

 

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor: Ashley Lawrence

Designs: Nicholas Georgiadis

Lighting: John B. Read

Scenario: Colin Thubron after John Cranko 


Plus: 'Out of Line', a documentary portrait of the influential British choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, with extracts from many of his ballets including The Burrow, Romeo and Juliet, Gloria, Manon and The Prince of the Pagodas.

 

Picture: 4:3

Sound: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Format: NTSC

Region Code: 2-5

Running Time: 194 mins  

Subtitles: EN/GE/SP/FR/IT/PO/JA

Year: 1990

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