Prince Igor: Polovtsian dances from the opera "Prince Igor"

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Title
Prince Igor: Polovtsian dances from the opera "Prince Igor"
Additional title: Polovtsian dances
Additional title: Polovetskian dances
Additional title: Prince Igor (Choreographic work : after Fokine)
Names
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)
Roerich, Nicholas, 1874-1947 (Set designer)
Roerich, Nicholas, 1874-1947 (Costume designer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil (Performer)
Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887 (Composer)
Collection

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1700
Topics
Ballet
Jessen, Victor
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography after Michel Fokine ; music by [Aleksandr] Borodin ; [performed by Original Ballet Russe].
Creation/production credits: Credits partially from book entitled Without permission, by Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Scenery & costumes, Nikolaĭ Roerich.
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performers: Danced by members of the Original Ballet Russe.
Venue: Filmed during multiple performances probably during the revival season of 1946-47.
Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
Content: Miscellaneous sections; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera locations.
Biographical/historical: This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout the theater.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (27 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18067184
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a0dfb8e0-f86f-0130-2cbe-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Creator Born
  • 1942: Creator Died
  • 1946: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Prince Igor" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a1cfe4a0-f86f-0130-745b-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Prince Igor" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 24, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a1cfe4a0-f86f-0130-745b-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). Prince Igor Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a1cfe4a0-f86f-0130-745b-3c075448cc4b

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Prince Igor