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Ballet school [excerpts]
Additional title: Ballet school (Choreographic work : Messerer)
Truppin, Michael (Photographer)
Pliset︠s︡kai︠a︡, Maĭi︠a︡, 1925-2015 (Dancer)
Timofeeva, Nina Vladimirovna, 1935- (Dancer)
Samokhvalova, Maĭi︠a︡ (Dancer)
Smirnova, Margarita (Dancer)
Fedorova, Nina (Dancer)
Popko, Tat'︠i︡ana (Dancer)
Fadeechev, Nikolaĭ Borisovich, 1933- (Dancer)
Vasilʹev, Vladimir Viktorovich, 1940- (Dancer)
Nikonov, Vladimir Leonidovich (Dancer)
Lavrovskiĭ, Mikhail (Dancer)
Messerer, Asaf, 1903-1992 (Choreographer)
Ryndin, V. F. (Vadim Fedorovich), 1902-1974 (Designer)
Truppin, Michael (Cinematographer)
Lepercq, Paul Adolphe, 1922- (Funder)
Bolʹshoĭ teatr Rossii. Balet (Dancer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Messerer, Asaf, 1903-1992 (Dancer)

The Michael Truppin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1962-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9388
Child dancers
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Statement of responsibility: [presented by the] Bolshoi Ballet ; choreography by Asaf Messerer to music by Anatol Liadov, Sergei Liapunov, Aleksandr Glazunov, and Dmitri Shostakovich ; photographed by Michael Truppin.
Date: Silent film originally photographed in 1962 ; transferred to videotape with titles added in 1995 by the Dance Collection.
Content: House program attached to original film can.
Performers: Danced by the Bolshoi Ballet: Maya Plisetskaya, Nina Timofeyeva, Maya Samokhvalova, Margarita Smirnova, Nina Fedorova, Tatiana Popko, Nikolai Fadeyechev, Vladimir Vasiliev, Vladimir Nikonov, Mikhail Lavrovsky, Asaf Messerer (balletmaster), with corps de ballet and American ballet students.
Venue: Filmed in performance at Madison Square Garden, New York, in November 1962.
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) (21 min.) : silent, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12523475
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 10373b50-8caf-0138-3133-0155dacac085
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Ballet school [excerpts]