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Additional title: Sylphides (Choreographic work : Fokin)
Additional title: Walpurgis night (Choreographic work : Lavrovskiĭ)
Additional title: Ballet school (Choreographic work : Messerer)
Truppin, Michael (Photographer)
Struchkova, Raisa (Dancer)
Khokhlov, Boris (Dancer)
Bogomolova, L︠i︡udmila (Dancer)
Samokhvalova, Maĭ︠i︡a (Dancer)
Filippova, Natalʹ︠i︡a (Dancer)
Chadarain, Lesma (Dancer)
Lapauri, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1926- (Dancer)
Tikhonov, Vladimir (Dancer)
︠I︡Agudin, Shamil' (Dancer)
Vasilieva, Ida (Dancer)
Mitr︠i︡aeva, Vera S (Dancer)
Vetrova, Tamara (Dancer)
Kamaletdinov, Mansur (Dancer)
Simachev, Nikolai (Dancer)
R︠i︡abinkina, Elena (Dancer)
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)
Lavrovskiĭ, Leonid Mikhaĭlovich, 1905-1967 (Choreographer)
Messerer, Asaf, 1903-1992 (Choreographer)
Truppin, Michael (Cinematographer)
Lepercq, Paul Adolphe, 1922- (Funder)
Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet (Company) (Performer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)

The Michael Truppin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1963-10
Table of Contents
Chopiniana [excerpts] (ca. 15 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine, to music by Frédéric Chopin ; danced by the company (Nocturne), Liudmilla Bogomolova (Waltz), Boris Khokhlov (Mazurka), Maya Samokhvalova (Mazurka), Raissa Struchkova and Boris Khokhlov (Seventh waltz [pas de deux]), with Natalia Filippova and Lesma Chadarayn (two sylphides), and corps de ballet. |||| Walpurgis night [excerpts] (ca. 11 min.) / choreography, Leonid Lavrovsky, to music by Charles Gounod ; danced by Raissa Struchkova (Bacchante), Aleksandr Lapauri (Acteon), Vladimir Tikhonov (Bacchus), Shamil Yagudin (Pan), Ida Vasilieva, Vera Mitrayeva, and Tamara Vetrova (three nymphs), Isander Khmelnitsky, Mansur Kamaletdinov, Mikhail Tikhomirnov, and Nikolai Simachev (four satyrs). |||| Ballet school [excerpts] (ca. 6 min.) / choreography, Asaf Messerer, to music by Aleksandr Glazunov, Anatol Liadov, and Dmitri Shostakovich ; danced by Yelena Riabinkina, Maya Samokhvalova, Liudmilla Bogomolova, and the company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9399
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: photographed by Michael Truppin.
Content: Title from information provided by donor.
Date: Silent films originally photographed in 1963 ; compiled and transferred to videotape with titles added in 1995 by the Dance Collection.
Content: House programs on frame.
Performers: Danced by the Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet.
Venue: Filmed in performance at Madison Square Garden, New York, in October 1963.
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) (39 min., 51 sec.) : silent, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12523485
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 340bee80-8cad-0138-85e9-55b3776e6def
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1963: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1963.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 31, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1963). Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet Retrieved from

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Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet