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)
NamesFonteyn, 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)
André Eglevsky Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1970 - 1973
Table of ContentsMargot 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8156
TopicsBallet -- Excerpts
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesTelevision programsMotion picturesDocumentary films
NotesContent: Compilation of excerpts from a motion picture, a stage performance, and a telecast.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (39 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY926023716-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172036Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fd4d26c0-9464-0138-02ab-19d6ef34e049
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