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The sleeping beauty [excerpts]

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Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Sergeev, K after Petipa, M)
Truppin, Michael (Photographer)
Kolpakova, Irina Aleksandrovna, 1933- (Dancer)
Semenov, Vladilen (Dancer)
Gruzdeva, Nina (Dancer)
Ivanova, G. (Galina) (Dancer)
Kekisheva, Galina (Dancer)
Korneeva, Inna (Dancer)
Sakhnovska︠i︡a, Nina (Dancer)
Bazhenova, I. N. (Dancer)
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Dancer)
Solov'ev, I︠U︡riĭ Vladimirovich, 1940-1977 (Dancer)
Sergeev, K. M.(Konstantin Mikhailovich) (Choreographer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Virsaladze, Simon Bagratovich, 1909-1989 (Designer)
Truppin, Michael (Cinematographer)
Lepercq, Paul Adolphe, 1922- (Funder)
Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova (Performer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)

The Michael Truppin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1964-09
Table of Contents
Prologue, The christening / Fairies danced by Nina Gruzdeva (Tenderness), Galina Ivanova (Playfulness), Galina Kekisheva (Generosity), Inessa Korneyeva (Courage), Nina Sakhnovskaya (Lightheartedness), and Irina Bazhenova (Lilac Fairy). |||| Act I, The spell / Rose adagio danced by Irina Kolpakova (Princess Aurora) with Sergei Vikulov, Vitali Afanaskov, Oleg Sokolov, and Vadim Desnitsky (suitors). |||| Act II, scene 1, The vision / danced by Vladilen Semenov (Prince Désiré), Irina Kolpakova (Princess Aurora), Irina Bazhenova (Lilac Fairy), and corps de ballet. |||| Act III, The wedding / danced by Natalia Makarova (Princess Florine), Yuri Soloviev (the Bluebird), Irina Kolpakova (Princess Aurora), Vladilen Semenov (Prince Désiré), and the company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9393
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by the] Kirov Ballet ; choreography by Marius Petipa, revised by Konstantin Sergeyev, to music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; photographed by Michael Truppin.
Date: Silent film originally photographed in 1964 ; transferred to videotape with titles added in 1995 by the Dance Collection.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Creation/production credits: Design, Simon Virsaladze.
Performers: Danced by the Kirov Ballet.
Venue: Filmed in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, in September 1964.
Funding: Preservation of these films photographed by Dr. Michael Truppin was made possible through the cooperation of Andrea Truppin, Nicola Truppin, Dr. Ada Truppin, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library, with the support of Paul Lepercq.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (35 min., 13 sec.) : silent, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12523480
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80b1eb70-8f01-0138-c4da-71f2a0b7431d
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1964: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The sleeping beauty [excerpts]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1964.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The sleeping beauty [excerpts]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 31, 2023.

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The sleeping beauty [excerpts]