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In tribute to Nijinsky

Title
In tribute to Nijinsky [videorecording] / WNET/Thirteen in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation ; directed by Emile Ardolino ; produced by Emile Ardolino and Judy Kinberg.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET/Thirteen, c1981.

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Additional Authors
  • Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950
  • Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993
  • Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993.
  • Jackson, Denise
  • Holder, Christian
  • Chryst, Gary
  • Gehm, Charlene
  • Basden, Cameron
  • Burke, Ursula
  • Chervony, Lynne
  • Jurkowski, Krystyna
  • Miller, Patricia
  • Valleskey, Carole
  • Stewart, Susan
  • Anderson, Cynthia
  • Hilding, Jerel
  • Kern, Terence.
  • Jacobs, Paul.
  • Tolan, Michael, 1925-2011.
  • Joffrey, Robert.
  • Ardolino, Emile.
  • Kinberg, Judy.
  • Harris, Dale, 1928-1996.
  • Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942
  • Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
  • Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960.
  • Lazowsky, Yurek.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826.
  • Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872.
  • Vaudoyer, Jean-Louis, 1883-1963.
  • Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924.
  • Beriosoff, N. (Nikolai), 1906-
  • Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918.
  • Schooling, Elisabeth.
  • Chappell, William, 1907-1994.
  • Holmes, Ralph
  • Bhargava, Girish.
  • Venza, Jac
  • Joffrey Ballet.
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
  • DHCA.
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (89 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Rudolf Nureyev dances the title roles in three ballets originally danced and/or choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky. The performances are interspersed with background material about Nijinsky's life and career with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes.
Donor/Sponsor
  • Gift of WNET/13, New York.
  • Gift of the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Uniform Title
  • Petrouchka (Choreographic work : Lazowsky after Fokin)
  • Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokine)
  • Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
Alternative Title
Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet in tribute to Nijinsky
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Musical direction, Terence Kern ; script, Dale Harris ; art and lighting direction, Ralph Holmes ; videotape editing, Girish Bhargava ; executive producer, Jac Venza.
Performer (note)
  • Narrator: Michael Tolan.
  • Commentators: Rudolf Nureyev and Robert Joffrey.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by WNET/Thirteen on the Great Performances' Dance in America series on March 9, 1981.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Contents
  • Petrouchka / choreography, Michel Fokine, staged by Yurek Lazowsky ; music, Igor Stravinsky ; libretto, Igor Stravinsky and Alexandre Benois ; scenery and costumes, Alexandre Benois ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev (Petrouchka) ; Denise Jackson (ballerina) ; Christian Holder (blackamoor) ; Gary Chryst (old showman) ; Susan Stewart, Carole Vallesky (street dancing girls) ; Charlene Gehm, Krystyna Jurkowski (Gypsy girls) ; Cynthia Anderson (first nursemaid) ; Jerel Hilding (Imperial coachman) ; and others.
  • Le spectre de la rose / choreography, Michel Fokine, staged by Nicholas Beriozoff ; music, Carl Maria von Weber ; libretto, from a poem by Théophile Gautier adapted by J. L. Vaudoyer ; designs, Léon Bakst ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev (the spirit of the rose) and Denise Jackson (the young girl).
  • L'après-midi d'un faune / choreography, Vaslav Nijinsky, reconstructed by Elisabeth Schooling and William Chappell ; music, Claude Debussy ; scenery and costumes, Léon Bakst ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev (the faun) and Charlene Gehm (leader of the nymphs) with Cameron Basden, Ursula Burke, Lynne Chervony, Krystyna Jurkowski, Patricia Miller, and Carole Valleskey (nymphs).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5486
OCLC
NYPY00-F589
Title
In tribute to Nijinsky [videorecording] / WNET/Thirteen in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation ; directed by Emile Ardolino ; produced by Emile Ardolino and Judy Kinberg.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET/Thirteen, c1981.
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Event
Telecast by WNET/Thirteen on the Great Performances' Dance in America series on March 9, 1981.
Credits
Musical direction, Terence Kern ; script, Dale Harris ; art and lighting direction, Ralph Holmes ; videotape editing, Girish Bhargava ; executive producer, Jac Venza.
Performer
Danced by Rudolf Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet.
Conductor: Terence Kern.
Solo pianist: Paul Jacobs.
Narrator: Michael Tolan.
Commentators: Rudolf Nureyev and Robert Joffrey.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-245.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. In tribute to Nijinsky.
Ballet in television. Petrouchka.
Ballet in television. Le spectre de la rose.
Ballet in television. Afternoon of a faun.
Television. Dance in America.
Added Author
Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950, choreographer.
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, dancer.
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993. Commentator
Jackson, Denise, dancer.
Holder, Christian, dancer.
Chryst, Gary, dancer.
Gehm, Charlene, dancer.
Basden, Cameron, dancer.
Burke, Ursula, dancer.
Chervony, Lynne, dancer.
Jurkowski, Krystyna, dancer.
Miller, Patricia, dancer.
Valleskey, Carole, dancer.
Stewart, Susan, dancer.
Anderson, Cynthia, dancer.
Hilding, Jerel, dancer.
Kern, Terence. Conductor
Jacobs, Paul. Musician
Tolan, Michael, 1925-2011. Narrator
Joffrey, Robert. Commentator
Ardolino, Emile. Producer
Ardolino, Emile. Director
Kinberg, Judy. Producer
Harris, Dale, 1928-1996. Author
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Composer
Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960. Designer
Lazowsky, Yurek. Restager
Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826. Composer
Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872. Scenarist
Vaudoyer, Jean-Louis, 1883-1963. Scenarist
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924. Designer
Beriosoff, N. (Nikolai), 1906- Restager
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Composer
Schooling, Elisabeth. Restager
Chappell, William, 1907-1994. Restager
Holmes, Ralph, lighting designer.
Holmes, Ralph, set designer.
Bhargava, Girish. Film editor
Venza, Jac, producer.
Joffrey Ballet.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
DHCA.
Added Title
Petrouchka (Choreographic work : Lazowsky after Fokin)
Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokine)
Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5486
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