The Sydney Dance Company in Daphnis & Chloe

Australia, 1982

TV show
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The program opens with the choreographer, Graeme Murphy, discussing the origins of the work and how he changed it, illustrated with extracts from the performance which follows. The performance opens in a garden which is overseen by the God Pan. Innocent Daphnis falls for Chloe, but he has a rival, Dorcan the Herdsmen. They vie for her hand in a dance competition; the winner to receive a kiss.

Credits

director

Jolyon Wimhurst

producer

Charles Thompson

production company

Channel 4 Television Corporation

Independent Film Channel (US)

Language

English

Duration

00:52:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39190

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Music & Performing Arts → Ballets - Film and video adaptations

Music & Performing Arts → Dance companies

Music & Performing Arts → Murphy, Graeme

People → Murphy, Graeme

Performance

Performance → Ballet - Performance

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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