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Additional title: Contredances (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work)
Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work)
Additional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work)
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Interviewee)
Dowell, Anthony (Dancer)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Nagy, Ivan, 1943-2014 (Dancer)
Schneider, Jürgen, 1936- (Teacher)
Tetley, Glen (Commentator)
Crisp, Clement (Author)
Bailey, Derek (Producer)
Leningrad, Kirov Theater. Ballet School (Dancer)
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1982
Table of Contents
Discussion of Makarova's training and defection -- Don Quixote pas de deux, performed by Natalia Makarova and Mikhail Baryshnikov -- Makarova in private class with Anthony Dowell taught by Jürgen Schneider -- Makarova and Dowell rehearsing Swan lake; Dowell talking about their partnership -- Makarova and Dowell rehearsing the opening scene of Giselle -- Giselle, Act II, performed by Makarova and Baryshnikov -- Makarova and Dowell rehearsing with Glen Tetley in the creation of his Contredances; Tetley talking about working with Makarova -- Swan lake, Act II adagio, performed by Makarova and Ivan Nagy.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8566
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-516 (former)
Makarova, Natalia, 1940-
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: A BBC Television production presented in association with R.M. Productions, Munich as part of the Omnibus series.
Creation/production credits: Written and narrated by Clement Crisp. Producer: Derek Bailey.
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) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on Natalia Makarova, with a running interview with her interspersed throughout.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY837032515-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160036
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 789bc930-7b84-0135-0522-6729144cc487
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1982: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Makarova" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Makarova" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1982). Makarova Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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