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Margot Fonteyn: Excerpts [and] The nutcracker: Excerpts [and] [Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park]

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Title
Margot Fonteyn: Excerpts [and] The nutcracker: Excerpts [and] [Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park]
Additional title: Birthday offering (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Gayane (Choreographic work : Anisimova)
Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Eglevsky)
Names
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Dancer)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Róna, Viktor, 1936-1994 (Dancer)
Tcherkassky, Marianna (Dancer)
Bujones, Fernando, 1955-2005 (Dancer)
Park, Merle (Dancer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Eglevsky, André (Choreographer)
Khachaturi︠a︡n, Aram, 1903-1978 (Composer)
Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936 (Composer)
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)
Anisimova, Nina Aleksandrovna, 1909-1979 (Choreographer)
Royal Ballet (Dancer)
André Eglevsky Ballet Companies (Dancer)
Collection

André Eglevsky Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1973
Table of Contents
Margot Fonteyn: Excerpts (approx. 18 min.). Excerpts from a documentary originally released as a motion picture in 1970 by Degamo Productions. Telecast in the U.S. by WNET/13 on February 25, 1974. Director/writer: Keith Money. Includes footage of Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev in a dress rehearsal of Birthday offering (chor: Frederick Ashton, mus: Glazunov), supervised by Ashton; Fonteyn and Viktor Róna in the Gayane pas de deux (chor: Nina Anisimova, restaged by Nureyev; mus: Khachaturian); and Fonteyn and members of the Royal Ballet performing Aurora's entrée and the Rose adagio from The sleeping beauty: Act I (chor: Ashton and Nikolai Sergeev after Marius Petipa; mus: Tchaikovsky). -- The nutcracker: Excerpts (approx. 16 min.). Choreography: André Eglevsky (?). Music: Tchaikovsky. Recorded in performance in 1973, location unknown. Perf. by Marianna Tcherkassky, Fernando Bujones, and members of the Eglevsky Ballet Company. Includes the entrée/adagio and male variation from the Act I snow pas de deux, and the grand pas de deux and finale from Act II. -- [Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park] (approx. 5 min.). Choreography and music not identified. Romantic pas de deux, probably performed on a telecast, in costumes from Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet. Pop singer Karen Carpenter and her musical group appear at the conclusion of the dance.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8156
Topics
Ballet -- Excerpts
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Notes
Content: Compilation of excerpts from a motion picture, a stage performance, and a telecast.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (39 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926023716-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172036
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fd4d26c0-9464-0138-02ab-19d6ef34e049
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1919: Creator Born
  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 1991: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Margot Fonteyn: Excerpts [and] The nutcracker: Excerpts [and] [Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1973. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/37bd15aa-47b6-493d-9263-0140587654a1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Margot Fonteyn: Excerpts [and] The nutcracker: Excerpts [and] [Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/37bd15aa-47b6-493d-9263-0140587654a1

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1973). Margot Fonteyn: Excerpts [and] The nutcracker: Excerpts [and] [Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/37bd15aa-47b6-493d-9263-0140587654a1

Wikipedia Citation

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Margot Fonteyn: Excerpts [and] The nutcracker: Excerpts [and] [Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park]