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Prodigal son
Additional title: Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Bergsma, Deanne (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)
Rouault, Georges, 1871-1958 (Costume designer)
Royal Ballet (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973-08-09
Date Issued: 1973-12-13
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7733
Televised dance
Televised performances
Content: Abridged version.
Venue: Excerpt from "A salute to Israel," telecast December 13, 1973 by ABC-TV on its series Wide world of entertainment.
Venue: Filmed during the Israel Festival of Music, Drama and Dance at a performance given in the Roman amphitheater, Caesarea, Israel on August 9, 1973.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: George Balanchine. Music: Sergeĭ Prokof'ev. Costumes: Georges Rouault. Narration: Alan King.
Performers: Performed by Rudolf Nureyev (the Prodigal son), Deanne Bergsma (the Siren), and members of the Royal Ballet, London.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (16 min., 36 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY757058776-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12154993
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 51d5af50-a1dd-0138-adfc-47f078cd44df
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Item timeline of events

  • 1938: Creator Born
  • 1973: Created (Approximate)
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Prodigal son" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973 - 1973.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Prodigal son" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973 - 1973). Prodigal son Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Prodigal son