Swan lakeAdditional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work : Franklin and Petrov)
NamesPetrov, Nicolas (Donor)Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016 (Dancer)Villella, Edward, 1936- (Dancer)Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013 (Choreographer)Petrov, Nicolas (Choreographer)Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (Performer)
Nicolas Petrov Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1971
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9792Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6211 (former)
TopicsBallets -- Pennsylvania
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: [presented by] Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre ; choreography by Marius Petipa, Frederic Franklin and Nicolas Petrov ; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.Content: Title and principal dancers from photographed poster on frame.Venue: Location given as Syria Mosque on original case.Content: Accompanied by house program for Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, December 1 and 3, 1972, a performance led by Dagmar Kessler and Peter Schaufuss.Performers: Danced by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.Performers: Guest artists: Violette Verdy (Odette-Odile), Edward Villella (Prince Siegfried).Venue: Videotaped in performance, probably at the Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pa., on February 26, 1971.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Content: Tape ends before conclusion of ballet.
Physical DescriptionVideotape reelExtent: 2 videotape reels (119 min.) : sound, black and white; 1/2 in.
DescriptionThis version of Swan lake includes a classical sequence for three couples and three women (called a pas de six in the program) after the entrance of Odile and Rothbart in Act III, which Petrov apparently introduced in his 1970 staging of the ballet. The order of divertissements on this recording (Spanish, Russian, Neapolitan, Hungarian and mazurka) also follows Petrov's 1970 version. Act I, however, includes a Gypsy soloist and a pas de trois which do not appear in the 1970 version. The accompanying program, for a 1972 performance, lists the Act I Gypsy and pas de trois, but not the Act III pas de six, and differs in the order of divertissements.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F1058NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14511571Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 893bdfb0-90be-0135-546d-45c274532225
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