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La sylphide
Additional title: Sylphide (Choreographic work : Schaufuss after Bournonville)
Schaufuss, Peter (Interviewee)
Evdokimova, Eva, 1948-2009 (Dancer)
Johnson, Nicholas (Dancer)
Larsen, Niels Bjørn, 1913-2003 (Dancer)
Clarke, Margot (Dancer)
Hall, Andria (Curator)
Bournonville, August, 1805-1879 (Dancer)
Løvenskiold, Herman Severin, 1815-1870 (Composer)
Walker, David (Designer)
Bailey, Derek (Director)
Read, John B (Lighting designer)
Drummond, John, 1934-2006 (Interviewer)
London's Festival Ballet (Dancer)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service (Broadcaster)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1980
Place: U.K.
Publisher: BBC TV
Table of Contents
1. Act I. Interview by John Drummond with Peter Schaufuss (5 min.) -- 2. Act II.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8740
Løvenskiold, Herman Severin, 1815-1870. Sylphiden
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: a BBC2-TV presentation in association with Landseer Productions, London and R.M. Productions, Munich ; directed by Derek Bailey ; choreography by Peter Schaufuss after August Bournonville ; music by Hermann Løwenskjold.
Creation/production credits: Scenery and costumes, David Walker ; lighting, John B. Read.
Performers: Performed by the London Festival Ballet.
Performers: Peter Schaufuss (James), Eva Evdokimova (the Sylph), Nicholas Johnson (Gurn), Niels Bjørn Larsen (Madge), Margot Clarke (Effie), Valerie Aitken (Mother), Andria Hall (leading Sylph).
Performers: Introductions by John Drummond.
Venue: Taped in performance at the London Coliseum.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (95 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY857030969-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161612
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a7330390-9138-0138-4303-2d1418139775
Rights Statement
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  • 1980: Issued
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La sylphide" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La sylphide" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 15, 2024.

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La sylphide