The dancer's legacy: a tribute to Rudolf Nureyev

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The dancer's legacy: a tribute to Rudolf Nureyev
Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Additional title: Corsair (Choreographic work : Petipa, M after Perrot)
Additional title: Laurencia (Choreographic work : Chabukiani)
Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Petipa, M)
Additional title: Blomsterfesten i Genzano (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Coralli and Perrot)
Additional title: Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Vivace (Choreographic work : Louis)
Additional title: Canarsie Venus (Choreographic work : Louis)
Additional title: Lucifer (Choreographic work : Graham)
Additional title: Pierrot lunaire (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Additional title: Aureole (Choreographic work : Taylor, P)
Additional title: Book of beasts (Choreographic work : Taylor)
Additional title: Raymonda (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Additional title: Sylphide (Choreographic work : Petipa, M after Taglioni, F)
Additional title: Bayadère (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Choreographer)
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008 (Speaker)
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008 (Interviewer)
Mason, Francis (Interviewer)
Sokolov-Kaminskiĭ, A. A. (Arkadiĭ Andreevich) (Speaker)
Stupnikov, I. (Igorʹ) (Speaker)
Komleva, Gabriella (Interviewee)
Komleva, Gabriella (Speaker)
Kurgapkina, Ninella (Dancer)
Kurgapkina, Ninella (Interviewee)
Kurgapkina, Ninella (Speaker)
M︠i︡asnikova, L. P. (L︠i︡ubovʹ Petrovna) (Speaker)
Holmes, Anna-Marie (Interviewee)
Holmes, Anna-Marie (Speaker)
Johnson, Robert (Interviewer)
Kendall, Elizabeth, 1947- (Interviewer)
Kendall, Elizabeth, 1947- (Speaker)
Solway, Diane (Interviewer)
Klyagin, Irina (Translator)
Kisselgoff, Anna (Speaker)
Tallchief, Maria (Speaker)
Briansky, Oleg (Speaker)
Taras, John (Speaker)
Louis, Murray (Speaker)
Tetley, Glen (Choreographer)
Tetley, Glen (Speaker)
Gregory, Cynthia (Interviewee)
Gregory, Cynthia (Speaker)
Maybarduk, Linda (Interviewee)
Maybarduk, Linda (Speaker)
Mouis, Marie Christine (Interviewee)
Mouis, Marie Christine (Speaker)
Graffin, Guillaume (Interviewee)
Graffin, Guillaume (Speaker)
Zaraspe, Hector, 1931- (Interviewee)
Zaraspe, Hector, 1931- (Speaker)
Kaye, Elizabeth (Interviewer)
Young, Laura (Interviewee)
Ponomarenko, Larissa (Dancer)
Young, Laura (Speaker)
Armand, Patrick (Dancer)
Pushkin, Aleksandr (Aleksandr Ivanovich), 1907-1970 (Teacher)
Dudinskai͡a, Natalʹi͡a Mikhaĭlovna, 1912-2003 (Interviewee)
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Dancer)
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986 (Restager)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Graham, Martha (Choreographer)
Taylor, Paul, 1930- (Choreographer)
Clerc, Florence (Dancer)
Aldous, Lucette (Dancer)
Tennant, Veronica (Dancer)
Fletcher, Graham (Dancer)
Ayupova, Zhanna (Dancer)
Robertson, Liz (Dancer)
Dupuis, Catherine (Interviewer)
Demikovsky, Yelena (Producer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Vartoogian, Linda (Photographer)
Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova (Production company)
International Ballet of the Marquis de Cuevas (Production company)
Royal Ballet (Production company)
Nationale Ballet (Netherlands) (Production company)
Martha Graham Dance Company (Performer)
Paul Taylor Dance Company (Performer)
American Ballet Theatre (Associated name)
Opéra de Paris. Ballet (Associated name)
Boston Ballet (Interviewee)
National Ballet of Canada (Performer)
Culture Center (Organization) (Presenter)
Eugene O'Neill Theater Center (Presenter)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation (Associated name)
Rudolf Nureyev Foundation (Liechtenstein) (Associated name)
Trust for Mutual Understanding (Associated name)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1997
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
Cassette 1 (ca. 62 min.). [Video excerpt:] Don Quixote, Act III, Basil's variation / International Arts, 1972 ; choreography, Nureyev after Marius Petipa ; scenery and costumes, Barry Kay ; danced by Nureyev with the Australian Ballet -- Introduction / by Clive Barnes and Francis Mason.
On the Kirov stage: Nureyev in Russia / speakers, Arkady Sokolov-Kaminsky, Igor Stupnikov, Gabriella Komleva, Ninel Kurgapkina, Liuba Myasnikova, Tamara Zakrzhevskaya, Anna-Marie Holmes ; interviewers, Robert Johnson, Elizabeth Kendall, Diane Solway ; translators, Irina Klyagin, Matvei Yankelevich. Speech by Arkady Sokolov-Kaminsky -- [Video excerpt:] Dance students at the Vaganova Academy, from Children of Theatre Street / Mack-Vaganova Company, 1977 -- Speech by Igor Stupnikov on Nureyev's teacher Alexander Pushkin -- [Video excerpt:] Nureyev discusses Pushkin, from Nureyev / Antelope Films, 1990 -- [Video excerpt:] Alexander Pushkin / 8mm film, mid-1960s -- Interview with Gabriella Komleva by Elizabeth Kendall -- Speech by Stupnikov on Nureyev's graduation performance -- [Video excerpt:] Le corsaire pas de deux, male variation, from When the spirit soars in flight / Soviet Export Film/Arkeion Films, 1958 ; choreography, Marius Petipa ; danced by Nureyev -- Speech by Sokolov-Kaminsky on Nureyev's early years with the Kirov Ballet -- [Video excerpt:] Interview with Natalia Dudinskaya / videotaped in St. Petersburg, 1997, by Grigory Vasiliev -- [Video excerpt:] Laurentia, from The glory of the Kirov / NVC Arts/Warner Music, 1996 ; choreography, Vakhtang Chabukiani ; danced by Ninel Kurgapkina, Nureyev, and others -- Interview with Kurgapkina and Komleva by Kendall, on Nureyev as a partner and fellow dancer.
Cassette 2. On the Kirov stage, cont. (ca. 30 min.). Interview with Kurgapkina and Komleva, cont. -- Interview with Liuba Myashnikova and Tamara Zakrzhevskaya, personal friends of Nureyev, by Diane Solway -- Interview with Anna-Marie Holmes by Robert Johnson.
Nureyev in the West (ca. 32 min.) / speakers, Clive Barnes, Anna Kisselgoff, Maria Tallchief, Oleg Briansky, John Taras ; interviewers, Clive Barnes, Francis Mason. Speech by Anna Kisselgoff on Nureyev's performances with the Kirov Ballet in Paris prior to his defection -- Speech by Barnes on Nureyev's first appearances in London after his defection -- Speech by Mason on Nureyev's first performance of Giselle with Margot Fonteyn -- [Video excerpt:] Nureyev rehearsing The sleeping beauty with the International Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas, from Nureyev / Antelope Films, 1990; Pathé news item, 1962 -- [Video excerpt:] Nureyev performing The sleeping beauty, Act III, male variation / 8 mm film, 1962 -- Speech by Maria Tallchief on her performance of Flower festival at Genzano with Nureyev on the Bell Telephone Hour -- [Video excerpt:] Flower festival at Genzano, variations and coda, from the Bell Telephone Hour / telecast January 19, 1962 ; choreography, August Bournonville, staged by Erik Bruhn -- [Video excerpt:] Interview with Nureyev by Barnes, from Monitor / telecast by BBC-Television, February 25, 1962.
Cassette 3. Nureyev in the West, cont. (ca. 24 min.). [Video excerpt:] Giselle, from Music in camera / telecast by BBC-Television, June 11, 1962) ; choreography, Jean Coralli ; danced by Fonteyn and Nureyev -- Speech by Oleg Briansky on Nureyev's performances with the de Cuevas company -- Speech by John Taras, who staged George Balanchine's Apollo for Nureyev -- [Video excerpt:] Nureyev rehearsing Apollo with Taras and members of the Dutch National Ballet, from Nureyev and the Dutch ballet / telecast by BBC-Television, November 29, 1969 -- [Video excerpt:] Nureyev performing (?) Apollo / 16 mm film, photographed in Geneva, 1971, by Wallace Potts.
From classical to new: Nureyev explores modern dance (ca. 33 min.) / speakers, Murray Louis, Robert Johnson (reading speech by Glen Tetley) ; interviewers, Clive Barnes, Francis Mason. Speech by Murray Louis -- [Video excerpt:] Nureyev talks about Murray Louis, outtake from The magic of dance / BBC-Television, 1979 -- [Video excerpt:] Vivace / Super-8 film, New York City, 1978 ; choreography, Louis ; danced by Nureyev -- [Video excerpt:] Canarsie Venus / Super-8 silent film, New York City, 1978 ; choreography, Louis ; danced by Nureyev -- Speech by Mason on Nureyev's work with Martha Graham -- [Video excerpt:] Lucifer / Super-8 silent film, New York City, 1975 ; choreography, Graham ; costumes, Halston ; danced by Nureyev and the Martha Graham Company -- Speech by Glen Tetley, read by Johnson -- [Video excerpt:] Pierrot lunaire, from The magic of dance / telecast by BBC-Television, November 5, 1979 ; choreography, Tetley ; danced by Nureyev -- Speech by Mason on Nureyev's work with Paul Taylor -- [Video excerpt:] Aureole / 16 mm film, photographed in Mexico City, 1972, by Wallace Potts ; choreography, Taylor ; danced by Nureyev -- [Video excerpt:] Book of beasts / 16 mm film, photographed in Mexico City, 1972, by Wallace Potts ; choreography, Taylor ; danced by Nureyev and the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Cassette 4. Around the world with Nureyev (ca. 56 min.) / speakers, Cynthia Gregory, Linda Maybarduk, Laura Young, Arthur Leeth, Marie-Christine Mouis, Guillaume Graffin, Hector Zaraspe ; interviewers, Clive Barnes, Elizabeth Kaye, Robert Johnson. Interview with Cynthia Gregory by Barnes, on Raymonda, the first work Nureyev mounted on an American company -- [Video excerpt:] Rehearsal of Raymonda, Act III / videotaped at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, on July 8, 1986, by Pierre Petitjean ; choreography, Nureyev after Petipa ; scenery and costumes, Nicholas Georgiadis ; danced by Nureyev with Florence Clerc and the Paris Opéra Ballet -- Interview of Hector Zaraspe by Johnson -- [Video excerpt:] Don Quixote, Act II pas de deux / International Arts, 1972 ; choreography, Nureyev after Petipa ; danced by Nureyev and Lucette Aldous -- Interview with Arthur Leeth, Marie-Christine Mouis, and Laura Young, three dancers from the Boston Ballet, by Kaye -- [Video excerpt:] The sleeping beauty, Act III / Canadian Broadcasting Company, 1972 ; choreography, Nureyev after Petipa ; scenery and costumes, Georgiadis ; danced by Nureyev with Veronica Tennant and the National Ballet of Canada -- Interview with Linda Maybarduk of the National Ballet of Canada, by Johnson -- Interview with Guillaume Graffin, Maybarduk, and Mouis by Kaye -- [Video except:] Swine lake / Muppet show, 1978 ; danced by Graham Fletcher (Miss Piggy) and Nureyev.
Nureyev's last years and return to Russia (ca. 4 min.) / speakers, Igor Stupnikov, Arkady Sokolov-Kaminsky, Gabriella Komleva, Ninel Kurgapkina, Guillaume Graffin ; interviewers, Elizabeth Kaye, Robert Johnson, Elizabeth Kendall ; translators, Irina Klyagin, Matvei Yankelevich. Speech by Kendall on Nureyev's performance of La sylphide with Zhanna Ayupova at the Kirov -- Impressions of Nureyev's return appearances, by Kurgapkina, Komleva, Stupnikov, Sokolov-Kaminsky.
Cassette 5. Nureyev's last years and return to Russia, cont. (ca. 35 min.). [Video excerpt:] Studio rehearsal of La sylphide / choreography, Bournonville ; danced by Nureyev and Zhanna Ayupova -- [Video excerpt:] Nureyev visits Anna Udeltsova, his first teacher, from Sunday morning / recorded in St. Petersburg, 1989 ; telecast by CBS News, November 19, 1989 -- Speech by Kendall on Nureyev as a conductor -- Speech by Kaye on Nureyev in the musical The king and I -- [Video excerpt:] "Shall we dance" from The king and I / video press kit, Hartford, Conn., 1989 ; Niko Associates Entertainment International ; danced by Liz Robertson and Nureyev -- Speech by Graffin on Nureyev -- Interview with Kurgapkina by Johnson, on Nureyev's staging of La bayadère for the Paris Opéra Ballet, in which she assisted -- [Video excerpt:] Interviews with Nureyev and Kurgapkina by Catherine Dupuis, from Noureev, mémoire d'une bayadère / A.M.I.P./Paris Opéra Ballet, 1992 -- [Video excerpt:] La bayadère / choreography, Nureyev after Petipa ; danced by the Paris Opéra Ballet -- Conclusion / by Barnes and Mason -- Le corsaire pas de deux: adagio / music, Riccardo Drigo ; danced by Larissa Ponomarenko and Patrick Armand.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6209
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5542 (former)
Topics
Dance
Udeltsova, Anna
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Interviews
Notes
Creation/production credits: presented by The Culture Center in association with the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center ; [event] producer, Yelena Demikovsky.
Creation/production credits: Recording made possible by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library, in cooperation with The Culture Center, The Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation (Chicago), The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation (Liechtenstein), and The Trust for Mutual Understanding.
Creation/production credits: Part of St. Petersburg: a cultural celebration, presented by the World Financial Center Arts and Events Program in association with CEC International Partners and the city of St. Petersburg.
Content: Full credits for videotape excerpts at end of cassette 5.
Creation/production credits: Program consultant, Lynn Stern ; slides of Rudolf Nureyev by Linda Vartoogian.
Performers: Hosts: Clive Barnes, Francis Mason.
Venue: Videotaped in Florence Gould Hall, the French Institute/Alliance Française, New York, on March 8, 1997, by Penny Ward.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 5 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (288 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F609
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13380706
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 64608980-b8bd-0134-3a66-00505686a51c
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