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Apollo [excerpts]
Additional title: Apollon musagète [excerpts]
Additional title: Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Yourth, Linda (Dancer)
Kamoun, Claudine (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Potts, Wallace (Cinematographer)
Grand Théâtre de Genève. Ballet (Performer)

Rudolf Nureyev Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-06
Place: Geneva, Switzerland
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6179
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-4129 RNC (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: choreography by George Balanchine.
Content: Accompanied by data sheet.
Content: Additional data from a review of the ballet (called Apollon musagète) by Antonio Livio, from an unidentified journal, June 21, 1971.
Performers: Danced by Rudolf Nureyev (Apollo) with members of the Ballet of the Grand Théâtre de Genève, possibly Lynda Yourth (Terpsichore), Claudine Kamoun, others.
Venue: Filmed at the Grand Théâtre, Geneva, Switzerland, in June 1971, by Wallace Potts.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (26 min.) : silent, color ; 16 mm
Excerpts from the ballet, including two repetitions of the birth of Apollo, danced by Nureyev and the dancers performing Leto (Apollo's mother) and the two goddesses ; Apollo's second variation and pas de deux with Terpsichore (both complete), and parts of the ensuing coda ; Apollo's first variation and part of the pas d'action with the three Muses.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15106758
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 902bb680-aab9-0134-2c48-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1938: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Apollo [excerpts]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Apollo [excerpts]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). Apollo [excerpts] Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Apollo [excerpts]