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Le ballet du Bolchoï, 1974-06
Additional title: Bolshoi Ballet
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Struchkova, Raisa (Dancer)
Kolpakova, Irina Aleksandrovna, 1933- (Dancer)
Kolivanova, Svetlana (Dancer)
Kholina, Irina (Dancer)
Fadeechev, Nikolaĭ Borisovich, 1933- (Dancer)
Galstian, Vilen (Dancer)
Romanenko, Vladimir (Dancer)
Sekh, I͡Aroslav, 1930- (Dancer)
Bergeron, Henri, 1925-2000. (Commentator)
Paliashvili, Vakhtang (Conductor)
Landry, Jean Yves (Television director)
Lapauri, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1926- (Artistic director)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Grigorovich, I͡Uriĭ Nikolaevich, 1927- (Choreographer)
Gorskiĭ, Aleksandr Alekseevich, 1871-1924 (Choreographer)
Lavrovskiĭ, Mikhail (Choreographer)
Bolʹshoĭ teatr SSSR. Balet (Performer)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. French Services Division (Broadcaster)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974-06
Table of Contents
Sleeping beauty -- Les poupées -- Legends of love -- Ocean and the pearls -- Walpurgis night -- Don Quixote.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 15
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Ballets -- Excerpts
Pas de deux
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Content: Title taken from opening frame.
Creation/production credits: Artistic director, Alexandre Lapauri; conductors, Vachtang Paliachvili and Georgi Gemtchugin; lighting, André Nepveu; sound recording, Claude Lagacé; cameraman, Roland Martin; production assistants, Jean-Paul Robinette and Louis Plamondon; script assistant, Evelyne Robidas; technical director, Jean-Maurice Faucher; director, Jean-Yves Landry.
Performers: Mikhail Barichnikov, Irina Kolpakova, dancers (Kirov Ballet); Raïssa Struchkova, Svetlana Kolivanova, Irina Kholina, Nicolaĭ Fadeechev, Vilen Galstian, Vladimir Romanenko, Jaroslav Sekh, dancers (Bolshoi Ballet); Vakhtang Paliashvili, conductor; Henri Bergeron, commentator.
Venue: Recorded 1974 June Place des Arts, Montreal, Canada.
Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (88 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
A 1974 Bolshoi Ballet performance broadcast by Société Radio-Canada. Highlights include Mikhail Baryshnikov and Irina Kolpakova in a pas de deux from Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty", choreographed by M. Petipa; and Baryshnikov with Raisa Struchkova in the pas de deux from "Don Quixote." Additional selections from "The Dolls", "Ocean and the Pearls", "Walpurgis Night", and "Legend of Love" are included in the broadcast.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19832086
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1add2b90-f871-0130-17a4-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1974: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Le ballet du Bolchoï" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Le ballet du Bolchoï" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). Le ballet du Bolchoï Retrieved from

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Le ballet du Bolchoï