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The firebird
Additional title: Firebird (Choreographic work : Grigoriev and Tchernicheva after Fokin)
Hynd, Ronald (Dancer)
Bergsma, Deanne (Dancer)
White, Franklin, 1923 or 1924-2013 (Dancer)
Nerina, Nadia (Dancer)
Dale, Margaret, 1922-2010 (Producer)
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Norman, Keith (British artist, 1935) (Designer)
Tchernicheva, Lubov (Choreographer)
Goncharova, Natalii͡a Sergeevna, 1881-1962 (Designer)
Grigorʹev, S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich), 1883-1968 (Choreographer)
Royal Ballet (Dancer)
British Broadcasting Corporation (Broadcaster)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1965-02-18
Place: U.K.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7272
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-164 (former)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Zhar-ptit︠s︡a
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: BBC-TV ; producer, Margaret Dale ; designed for television by Keith Norman ; choreography by Michel Fokine, revived by Serge Grigoriev and Lubov Tchernicheva ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Creation/production credits: Scenery and costumes, Natalia Goncharova.
Performers: Danced by the Royal Ballet: Nadia Nerina (the Firebird), Ronald Hynd (Ivan Tsarevich), Deanne Bergsma (the Princess), Franklin White (Kostchei), and others.
Venue: Telecast on BBC-TV on February 18, 1965.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (40 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY837031816-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160016
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 78330630-7b91-0135-62fe-006b97414ddf
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1965: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The firebird" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The firebird" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1965). The firebird Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The firebird