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Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work : Wright, Peter after Coralli and Perrot)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Director)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- (Dancer)
Mason, Monica (Dancer)
Vámos, Youri, 1946- (Dancer)
Larsen, Gerd (Dancer)
Coleman, David (American architect, born 1956) (Conductor)
Dorfman, Stanley (Producer)
Dorfman, Stanley (Director)
Wright, Peter, 1926- (Costume designer)
Skeaping, Mary (Choreographer)
Farmer, Peter, 1941- (Costume designer)
Bayerisches Staatsballett (Performer)

Rudolf Nureyev Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6953 ; *MGZIA 4-185 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: produced by Magnetic Video Corporation/Twentieth Century Fox ; directed by Stanley Dorfman and Rudolf Nureyev ; produced by Stanley Dorfman ; choreography by Peter Wright after Coralli and Perrot ; music by Adolphe Adam.
Creation/production credits: Choreography for Pas des vendanges, Mary Skeaping ; costumes, Peter Farmer.
Performers: Performed by the Bavarian State Opera Ballet
Performers: Rudolf Nureyev (Albrecht), Lynn Seymour (Giselle), Monica Mason (Queen of the Wilis), Youri Vamos (Hilarion), and Gerd Larsen (Berthe).
Performers: Music performed by the New World Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by David Coleman.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (D-2) (PAL) (76 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY847040449-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160681
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 38052b00-05cc-0135-828d-23b47f97e969
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1938: Creator Born
  • 1979: Created
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Giselle Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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