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Lanchbery: Tales of Beatrix Potter / Royal Ballet, Ashton [Blu-Ray]

Album Summary

>Lanchbery, John : Tales of Beatrix Potter
Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This is a BLU-RAY disc and it will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 1001. Created by Frederick Ashton for a film in 1971, 'Tales of Beatrix Potter' brings alive, with rich characterization and invention, the famous images and stories of Beatrix Potter. John Lanchbery's music (incorporating mostly forgotten Victorian melodies) is utterly captivating, inspiring spirited playing from the Royal Ballet Sinfonia conducted by Paul Murphy. Christine Edzard's designs conjure up a lost England of field mice and Berkshire black pigs, of foxgloves and shady groves. Ashton's warm and witty, yet demanding, choreography creates a piece of charm and grace for all ages.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 76 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles: French, German, Spanish, Italian


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>Lanchbery, John : Tales of Beatrix Potter
  • Conductor: Paul Murphy
  • Ensemble: Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1971