Tribute. Unedited interview footage

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Denard, Michël (Interviewee)
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001 (Interviewee)
Dowell, Anthony (Interviewee)
Lloyd, Maude, 1908- (Interviewee)
Grey, Beryl, 1927- (Interviewee)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service (Contributor)

Rudolf Nureyev Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993
Table of Contents
Michael Denard (ca. 3 min.) / conclusion of an interview begun on *MGZIA 4-4022 RNC [Tribute. Unedited interview footage]. |||| Ninette de Valois (ca. 31 min.) / de Valois, who invited Nureyev to dance with the Royal Ballet during her directorship of the company, discusses the relationship of the Royal Ballet and the Russian classical school prior to Nureyev's arrival ; his impact on the Royal Ballet, particularly its male dancers ; his version of The nutcracker. |||| Anthony Dowell (ca. 16 min.) / Dowell discusses the impact of Nureyev's arrival at the Royal Ballet, which Dowell had just joined as a member of the corps de ballet ; the experience of dancing in ballets mounted by Nureyev ; Nureyev's role in fostering public acceptance of male dancers. |||| Maude Lloyd (ca. 36 min.) / Lloyd tells anecdotes about the long friendship that she and her husband Nigel Gosling began with Nureyev at the start of his life in the West ; Nureyev's innovations in his restagings and his own choreography, particularly for The nutcracker, and Romeo and Juliet. |||| Beryl Grey (ca. 20 min.) / Grey describes her observations of Nureyev as guest artist and choreographer with London Festival Ballet, which she directed in the 1970s ; his staging of The sleeping beauty, and his own version of Romeo and Juliet ; his influence on Festival Ballet. An additional 4 min. of this interview is recorded on *MGZIA 4-4020 RNC [Tribute. Unedited interview footage].
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3766
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-4021 RNC (former)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993
Denard, Michaël
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001
Dowell, Anthony
Lloyd, Maude, 1908-
Grey, Beryl, 1927-
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991
Gosling, Nigel, 1909-1982
Royal Ballet
London's Festival Ballet
Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Vaĭnonen)
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Nureyev)
Dancers -- 20th century
Creation/production credits: BBC.
Content: Accompanied by data sheet.
Content: For the telecast of Tribute, see: *MGZIA 4-4002 RNC Omnibus 25. [Rudolf Nureyev].
Performers: Interviewees: Michael Denard, Ninette de Valois, Anthony Dowell, Maude Lloyd [Gosling], Beryl Grey.
Venue: Recorded for Tribute, a television obituary of Rudolf Nureyev. The completed program was telecast by the BBC on Omnibus 25, on January 14, 1993.
Funding: Gift of Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (PAL) (106 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Unedited footage of interviews recorded for Tribute, a television obituary of Rudolf Nureyev. Topics discussed by all of the interviewees include: first impressions of Nureyev ; perceptions of his qualities as a dancer, choreographer, and private person ; his partnership with Margot Fonteyn ; his legacy to the dance world. Each interviewee also contributes the special insights of his or her own standpoint.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14864464
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f9c44220-b3ba-0136-d985-02f80d478672
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Tribute. Unedited interview footage