Alla OsipenkoAdditional title: Antony and CleopatraAdditional title: Antony and Cleopatra (Choreographic work : Chernyshev)Additional title: Legend of love (Choreographic work : Grigorovich)Additional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work)
NamesOsipenko, Alla Evgenʹevna (Interviewee)Markovsky, John (Dancer)Chernyshev, Igorʹ Aleksandrovich, 1937-2007 (Choreographer)Lazarev, Ė. (Ėduard), 1935-2008 (Composer)Murdmaa, Mai (Choreographer)Grigorovich, I︠U︡riĭ Nikolaevich, 1927- (Choreographer)I︠A︡kobson, Leonid (Choreographer)Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova (Performer)Osipenko, Alla Evgenʹevna (Dancer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1960 - 1975 (Approximate)
Table of Contents1. Antony and Cleopatra (ca. 39 min., b&w) / recorded by Leningrad Television, 1975 ; produced (?) by E. Popova, V. Smirnov, L. Lukonina, E. Porfir'eva ; choreography, Igor Chernyshev ; music, Eduard Lazarev ; scenario after the tragedy by William Shakespeare ; danced by Alla Osipenko (Cleopatra), John Markovsky (Antony), and others ; text read by E. Chernaia, Yu. Rodionov -- [Choreographic excerpts and miniatures] (ca. 23 min., b&w) / produced by E. Popova ; danced by Alla Osipenko, John Markovsky, and members of the Kirov Ballet ; among the works performed are: the Lilac Fairy variation from The sleeping beauty / choreography, Petipa ; music, Tchaikovsky -- Romeo and Juliet (pas de deux) / choreography, Mai Murdmaa (?) ; music, Prokofiev -- Legend of love: pas de deux / choreography, Yuri Grigorovich ; music, Arif Melikov -- Taglioni's flight / choreography, Leonid Yakobson ; music, Mozart) ; and other works. Program continued on cassette 2. -- 2. [Choreographic excerpts and miniatures, continued] (ca. 17 min., b&w) / among the works performed are: The minotaur and the nymph / choreography, Yakobson ; music, Alban Berg -- Swan lake: Act II pas de deux / choreography, Ivanov ; music, Tchaikovsky -- [Wisdom of Terpsichore] (ca. 40 min., col. and b&w) / includes Osipenko as interviewee, and a recording of her and Markovsky in The minotaur and the nymph (choreography, Yakobson ; music, Alban Berg) -- 3. [Discussion of Osipenko] (ca. 41 min., col. and b&w) / [the end of cassette 2 contains the first 5 min. of this program, but cassette 3 contains a full, uninterrupted recording] ; includes Osipenko as interviewee and in the solo Syrinx (choreography, G. Aleksidze ; music, Claude Debussy) ; the duet The minotaur and the nymph (choreography, Yakobson ; music, Alban Berg), danced with Markovsky ; and excerpts from Antony and Cleopatra (choreography, Chernyshev ; music, Lazarev), danced with Markovsky.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8799
TopicsDancers -- Russia -- 20th centuryPas de deux
GenresTelevision programsFilmed danceFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesLanguage: In Russian.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (165 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionCompilation of four television programs, each ca. 40 min. long, featuring Soviet ballerina Alla Osipenko as performer or interviewee.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3052NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14327915Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8def9fe0-8d66-0138-2252-75d9c912a86e
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