Le baiser de la fée: Bride's soloAdditional title: Baiser de la fée (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)Nijinska, Irina (Commentator)Youshkevitch, Nina (Commentator)Somogyi, Jennie (Dancer)Anderson, Jack, 1935- (Commentator)Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 (Author)Ward, Penny (Videographer)Dance Critics Association (U.S.) (Presenter)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Nijinska, Irina (Restager)Youshkevitch, Nina (Restager)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1990-11-10
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2238Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2500 (former)
TopicsShollar, Ludmilla, 1888-1978Rubinstein, Ida, 1885?-1960Balanchine, GeorgeBaiser de la fée (Choreographic work : Nijinska)Divertimento from Le baiser de la fée (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesLectures
NotesVenue: Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on November 10, 1990, by Penny Ward/Video, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts, during the seminar Bronislava Nijinska: Choreographer, dancer, teacher, presented by the Dance Critics Association and the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Choreography: Bronislava Nijinska, reconstructed by Irina Nijinska with Nina Youshkevitch. Music: Igor Stravinsky.Performers: Performed by Jennie Somogyi, accompanied by pianist Michael McFrederick.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (39 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionLecture-demonstration about the bride's solo from Bronislava Nijinska's ballet Le baiser de la fée, first performed in 1928. Dance critic Jack Anderson opens the session with a historical overview of the ballet, then moderates a panel discussion with Nijinska's daughter Irina Nijinska and Nina Youshkevitch, who danced the role of the bride in 1934. The solo is performed twice in the course of the lecture-demonstration.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY916037650-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170351Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a722c00-4b52-0133-1133-60f81dd2b63c
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