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Enigma variations (Motion picture)
Additional title: Enigma variations (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Rencher, Derek (Dancer)
Beriosova, Svetlana, 1932- (Dancer)
Holden, Stanley (Dancer)
Shaw, Brian, 1928-1992 (Dancer)
Grant, Alexander, 1925-2011 (Dancer)
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934 (Composer)
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)
Royal Ballet (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1969
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5027
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 12-720 (former)
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Subtitle: My friends pictured within.
Statement of responsibility: Produced by James Archibald for the Rank Organization.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Frederick Ashton. Music: Edward Elgar. Performed by artists of the Royal Ballet including: Derek Rencher, Svetlana Beriosova, Stanley Holden, Brian Shaw, Alexander Grant, with Robert Mead, Vyvyan Lorrayne, Anthony Dowell, Georgina Parkinson, Desmond Doyle, Ann Jenner, Wayne Sleep, Leslie Edwards, Deanne Bergsma, Patricia Linton, Lesley Collier, Donald Kirkpatrick, Christine Aitken, Frank Treeman, Julie Wood, Ronald Plaisted, Gary Sinclaire, Lois Strike and John Haynes.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (33 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737036930-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12147456
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e06e53e0-a9e9-0133-76da-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1969: Created
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Enigma variations (Motion picture)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1969.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Enigma variations (Motion picture)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2021.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1969). Enigma variations (Motion picture) Retrieved from

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Enigma variations (Motion picture)