Interview with Nina Vyroubova, 1976
NamesVyroubova, Nina, 1921-2007 (Interviewee)Reynolds, Nancy, 1938- (Interviewer)
Dance Oral History Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-10-03
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 5-1602
TopicsPetit, Roland, 1924-2011Lifar, Serge, 1905-1986Trefilova, Vera, 1875-1943Vyroubova, Nina, , 1921-2007 -- InterviewsOpéra de Paris. BalletBallets des Champs-ElyséesBallets de Paris de Roland PetitTeatr "Letuchai͡a myshʹ"Forains (Choreographic work : Petit, R)
NotesAdditional physical form: For transcript of interview see *MGZMT 3-1602.Bibliographic history: Title supplied by cataloger.Source characteristics: Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by extraneous noise including "tape hiss."Venue: Recorded by Nancy Reynolds October 3, 1976 Paris (France)Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 2 hours) : polyester, half-track, 1.875 ips ; 5 in.
DescriptionStreaming audio files 1 - 3 (approximately 2 hours). Nina Vyroubova speaks with Nancy Reynolds about her childhood in Paris; seeing Anna Pavlova dance; studying with her mother and with Vera Trefilova; dancing with L'Opéra Russe d'Algeranoff; dancing in Nikita Balieff's [Balīev's] Chauve-Souris Company [Teatr "Letuchai︠a︡ myshʹ"]; World War II; Olga Preobrajenska; Roland Petit's Les forains; joining the Paris Opéra Ballet [Opéra de Paris ballet]; Serge Lifar; joining Les Ballets de Marquis de Cuevas [Grand Ballet de Monte Carlo; later the Ballet International de la Marquis de Cuevas; disbanded in 1962]; her favorite ballets.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 84330488NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12119048Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 75cb6140-c801-0135-83a0-3d4dcc92cac1
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