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King Lear [and] Music for all time
Dolgushin, Nikita, 1938- (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Aleksidze, G. (Scenarist)
Leningrad, State Conservatory Rimsky-Korsakov., Choreographic Institute (Associated name)
Aleksidze, G. (Choreographer)
Dolgushin, Nikita, 1938- (Scenarist)
Dolgushin, Nikita, 1938- (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-04-29
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1 (approx. 62 min.): King Lear. Subtitle: Choreographic fantasy on motifs from the tragedy by William Shakespeare. Choreography/scenario: Nikita Dolgushin and Georgii Aleksidze. Music: Sulkhan Nasidze. Scenery/costumes: Natella Abdulaeva. Double casts (?) listed on program: Dolgushin/Arkadi Ivanenko (Lear), Galina Bashlovkina/Agrafena Emelyeyanova (Goneril), Elena Selivanova/Tatiana Khabarova (Regan), Elena Dmitrieva/Khanna Pshilutska (Cordelia), Sergei Fokin/Oleg Khramov (Edmund/executioners), Nadezhda Vasilyeva/Margarita Labutina (the fool), Sergei Dmitriev/Vladimir Seryi (the king of France), and others. Conductor: Eduard Serov. -- Cassette 2 (approx. 61 min.): Conclusion of King Lear (approx. 34 min.). -- Music for all time: Tribute to Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky. Three ballets choreographed by Dolgushin. Music: Tchaikovsky. Hamlet (approx. 26 min.). Costumes: Dolgushin. Danced by Dolgushin (Hamlet), Sergei Fokin (the king, Hamlet's father), Margarita Kurshakova (Gertrude), Oleg Khramov (Claudius), Elena Dmitrieva (Ophelia), and Sergei Dmitriev (Laertes). -- Mozartiana (beginning) (approx. 5 min.). Danced by three couples. Six women are listed on program: Tatiana Khabarova, Tatiana Ermolaeva, Nadezhda Vasilyeva, Elena Dmitrieva, Kira Kirillova, and Margarita Labutina. The three men in the cast are: Sergei Dmitriev, Anatoly Shchetinin, and Dmitrii Ivanov. -- Cassette 3 (approx. 47 min.). Conclusion of |||| Mozartiana (approx. 23 min.). -- Romeo and Juliet (approx. 24 min.). Danced by Svetlana Efremova and Sergei Vikharev or Tatiana Shanina and Aleksei Shanin, with ensemble.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8657
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2653 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Compilation of two performances recorded at Leningrad State Conservatory Rimsky-Korsakov in 1990. Music for all time recorded on April 29, 1990.
Performers: Performed by Nikita Dolgushin and students of the Conservatory.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (170 min.) : sound, color, black and white; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916041421-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170456
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): acd33570-8b35-0135-c09f-7fe1fd491aca
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "King Lear [and] Music for all time" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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King Lear [and] Music for all time