Svadebka

Netherlands, 1984

Film
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A studio recording of the renowned Netherlands Dance Theatre’s interpretation of Stravinsky’s Les Noces (Svadebka). Choreographed by Jiri Kylian, the piece pictures the ceremony of a traditonal Russian country wedding through a fusion of ballet with some contemporary influences. The dance engages with the rapid pace and intricate rhythms of Stravinsky’s score in a spirited evocation of the mystery of marriage, both its beauty and apprehension, particularly for the bride to be.

Credits

director

Hans Hulsher

production company

Nederlandse Omroep Stichting

RM Arts

Language

English

Duration

00:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

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