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Rudolf Nureyev
Additional title: Corsair (Choreographic work : Petipa, M after Perrot)
Additional title: Laurencia (Choreographic work : Chabukiani)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Sizova, Alla, 1939- (Dancer)
Kurgapkina, Ninella (Dancer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Chabukiani, Vakhtang Mikhaĭlovich, 1910-1992 (Choreographer)
Drigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930 (Composer)
Kreĭn, Aleksandr Abramovich, 1883-1951 (Composer)
Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova (Performer)

Rudolf Nureyev Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1958 - 1959
Place: Russia
Table of Contents
Le corsaire. Pas de deux (1958 ; ca. 5 min.) / choreography, Marius Petipa ; music, Riccardo Drigo ; danced by Alla Sizova and Rudolf Nureyev. Recorded onstage at the Moscow Ballet Competition, with voiceover in Russian. Lacks coda. |||| Laurencia. Pas de six (1959 ; ca. 3 min.) / choreography, Vakhtang Chabukiani ; music, Aleksandr Krein ; danced by Ninel Kurgapkina, Rudolf Nureyev and others. Voiceover in Russian.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6206
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-4153 RNC (former)
Pas de deux
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Performers: Danced by Rudolf Nureyev and other members of the Kirov Ballet.
Language: Credits in English ; voiceovers in Russian.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (8 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Compilation of two films originally made in Russia and commercially released, along with other recordings, under the title The glory of the Kirov (c1995) ; see *MGZIA 4-3857.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15075401
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d3a0290-b8b3-0134-e082-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1938: Creator Born
  • 1958: Created (Approximate)
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rudolf Nureyev" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1958 - 1959.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rudolf Nureyev" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 22, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1958 - 1959). Rudolf Nureyev Retrieved from

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Rudolf Nureyev