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Kirov Ballet
Additional title: Distant planet (Choreographic work : Sergeev, K.)
Additional title: Bayadère (Choreographic work : Petipa, M.)
Truppin, Michael (Photographer)
Solov'ev, ︠I︡Uriĭ Vladimirovich, 1940-1977 (Dancer)
Fedicheva, Kaleria (Dancer)
Komleva, Gabriella (Dancer)
Vikulov, Sergeĭ Vasilʹevich (Dancer)
Kekisheva, Galina (Dancer)
Korneeva, Inna (Dancer)
Gruzdeva, Nina (Dancer)
Sergeev, K. M. (Konstantin Mikhailovich), 1910-1992 (Choreographer)
Maĭzelʹ, Boris Sergeevich, 1907- (Librettist)
Dorrer, Valeriĭ Ivanovich, 1928- (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)
Sergeev, K. M. (Konstantin Mikhailovich), 1910-1992 (Librettist)

The Michael Truppin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1964-09-18
Table of Contents
A distant planet [excerpts] (ca. 8 min.) / choreography, Konstantin Sergeyev, to music by B.S. Maizel ; scenario, Konstantin Sergeyev and B.S. Maizel ; design, V. Dorrer ; danced by Yuri Soloviev (Man), Kaleria Fedicheva (Earth), Gabriella Komleva (Distant Planet), and ensemble. |||| Bayaderka: Kingdom of the shades [excerpts] (ca. 3 min.) / choreography, Marius Petipa, to music by Ludwig Minkus ; danced by Kaleria Fedicheva (Nikiya), Sergei Vikulov (Solor), Galina Kekisheva, Inessa Korneyeva, and Nina Gruzdeva (trio), and corps de ballet.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9391
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: 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: Accompanied by house programs.
Performers: Danced by the Kirov Ballet.
Venue: Filmed in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, on September 18, 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) (16 min., 41 sec.) : silent, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12523478
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 808aac00-a1de-0138-a4ac-074fd44f16ff
Rights Statement
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  • 1964: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kirov Ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1964.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kirov Ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 16, 2024.

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Kirov Ballet