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Additional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work : Sergeev, K after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Truppin, Michael (Photographer)
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Dancer)
Semenov, Vladilen (Dancer)
Fedicheva, Kaleria (Dancer)
Komleva, Gabriella (Dancer)
Sokolov, Oleg (Dancer)
Sakhnovska︠i︡a, Nina (Dancer)
Kekisheva, Galina (Dancer)
Ivanova, G.(Galina) (Dancer)
Lifshi︠t︡s, Aleksandr (Dancer)
Zabotkina, O.(Olga) (Dancer)
Zvonareva, Nonna (Dancer)
Legat, Tatiana (Dancer)
Vinogradov, Oleg (Dancer)
Sel︠i︡u︠t︡skiĭ, Gennadiĭ Naumovich (Dancer)
Solov'ev, ︠I︡Uriĭ Vladimirovich, 1940-1977 (Dancer)
Sergeev, K. M. (Konstantin Mikhailovich), 1910-1992 (Choreographer)
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901 (Choreographer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Virsaladze, Simon Bagratovich, 1909-1989 (Designer)
Truppin, Michael (Cinematographer)
Lepercq, Paul Adolphe, 1922- (Funder)
Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova (Performer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)

The Michael Truppin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1964-12
Table of Contents
Act I [excerpts] (ca. 8 min.) / danced by Vladilen Semenov (Prince Siegfried), Gabriella Komleva, Tatiana Legat, and Oleg Sokolov (the prince's friends), Aleksandr Lifshitz (the jester), and the company. |||| Act II [excerpts] (ca. 8 min.) / danced by Natalia Makarova (Odette), Vladilen Semenov (Prince Siegfried), Nina Sakhnovskaya, Marina Vasileva, Galina Kekisheva, and Galina Ivanova (four cygnets), Tatiana Udalenkova, Nina Gruzdeva, Irina Bazhenova, and Inessa Korneyeva (four swans), and corps de ballet. |||| Act III [excerpts] (ca. 15 min.) / danced by Olga Zabotkina, Nonna Zvonareva, Anatoli Gridin, and Murat Kumysnikov (Spanish dance) ; Tatiana Legat, Vadim Desnitsky, and others (Neapolitan dance) ; Irina Gensler, Oleg Vinogradov, and others (Hungarian dance) ; Angelina Kabarova, Elena Petrova, Illaria Lentovskaya, Tamara Neugasova, Yuri Potemkin, Evgeni Ivanov, Mikhail Gulyaev, and Eduard Mikhasev (mazurka) ; Kaleria Fedicheva (Odile) ; Vladilen Semenov/Yuri Soloviev (Prince Siegfried) ; Gennady Selutsky (Rothbart, the evil magician) ; and the company. The first part of the Black Swan pas de deux is filmed from a different angle and possibly on a different stage (perhaps Madison Square Garden) than the rest of this act. Vladilen Semenov dances Prince Siegfried for most of the pas de deux, but the prince's variation is danced by Yuri Soloviev. |||| Act II [excerpts] (ca. 7 min.) / possibly filmed at Madison Square Garden in December 1964 ; danced by Natalia Makarova (Odette), Vladilen Semenov (Prince Siegfried), and the company. |||| Act IV [excerpts] (ca. 3 min.) / role of Odette danced by a second, unidentified, ballerina; possibly Olga Moiseyeva, who alternated with Makarova in the role. |||| Act IV [excerpts] (ca. 5 min.) / danced by Natalia Makarova (Odette), Vladilen Semenov (Prince Siegfried), and the company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9394
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: [presented by the] Kirov Ballet ; choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised by Konstantin Sergeyev, to music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; photographed by Michael Truppin.
Date: Silent films originally photographed in 1964 ; compiled and transferred to videotape with titles added in 1995 by the Dance Collection.
Content: House program on frame for first three segments.
Venue: Filmed in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, in September 1964 ; some sections may have been filmed in performance at Madison Square Garden, New York, during the company's return engagement in December 1964.
Funding: Preservation of these films photographed by Dr. Michael Truppin was made possible through the cooperation of Andrea Truppin, Nicola Truppin, Dr. Ada Truppin, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library, with the support of Paul Lepercq.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (52 min., 43 sec.) : silent, color ; 3/4 in.
Compilation of two films assembled by Dr. Truppin. The first contained excerpts from Acts I, II, and III [first three segments on this tape] ; the second, excerpts from Acts II and IV.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12523487
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 88d126f0-a1de-0138-d55d-05b5ab1a43cc
Rights Statement
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Swan lake [excerpts]