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L'oiseau de feu
Additional title: Firebird (Choreographic work : Skibine)
Motte, Claire (Dancer)
Banovitch, Milenko (Dancer)
Fugère, Danièle (Dancer)
Deshauteurs, René (Dancer)
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004 (Host)
Skibine, George, 1920-1981 (Choreographer)
Béranger, Anne (Producer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Conductor)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6412
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-128 (former)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Zhar-ptit︠s︡a
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Telecast on WNET-TV's International Performance series in October, 1975. Originally presented on French television, 1974. Produced by Anne Beranger. Text and adaptation: Maurice Cazeneuve.
Creation/production credits: Choreography by George Skibine, assisted by Raoul Celada. Music: Igor Stravinsky, conducting the Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Decor: François Comtet. Costumes: Christiane Coste and Tamani Berkani.
Performers: Performed by Claire Motte as the firebird, Milenko Banovitch as Igor, Danièle Fugère as the princess, and René Deshauteurs as the sorcerer.
Language: Titles and intermittent narrative in French with English subtitles.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (45 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY847039270-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160568
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1f9e8ed0-7dc4-0134-a89b-00505686a51c
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  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "L'oiseau de feu" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "L'oiseau de feu" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). L'oiseau de feu Retrieved from

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L'oiseau de feu