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Omnibus 25. [Rudolf Nureyev]

Title
Omnibus 25. [Rudolf Nureyev] [electronic resource] / British Broadcasting Corporation ; presented by Judith Mackrell.
Publication
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1993.

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Description
1 streaming video file (74 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences PAL.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Series Statement
Rudolf Nureyev Collection.
Uniform Title
  • Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
  • Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Corsair (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
  • Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Vaĭnonen)
  • Pierrot lunaire (Choreographic work : Tetley)
  • Field figures (Choreographic work : Tetley)
  • Aureole (Choreographic work : Taylor, P)
  • Cinderella (Choreographic work : Nureyev)
  • Bayadère (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by data sheet.
  • Unedited interviews for the documentary Tribute are contained on seven additional videocassettes: *MGZIA 4-4020, 4-4021, 4-4022, 4-4023, 4-4024, 4-4025, and 4-4026, all titled [Tribute. Unedited interview footage].
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by the British Broadcasting Corporation on January 14, 1993.
Funding (note)
  • Gift of Rudolf Nureyev Foundation
Contents
  • Tribute (ca. 45 min.) / produced by Alex Graham ; host, Judith Mackrell ; interviewees: Clement Crisp, Antoinette Sibley, Natalia Makarova, John Percival, Humphrey Burton, Maude Lloyd, Anthony Dowell, John Lanchbery, Ninette de Valois, Beryl Grey, Jann Parry, Peter Wright, Joan Thring, Merle Park, Patrice Bart; Nureyev himself also appears in pre-recorded interviews. Rudolf Nureyev's life and career are remembered and assessed by his contemporaries. Topics covered include his early career with the Kirov Ballet; his defection to the West; his longtime partnership with Margot Fonteyn; his avidity for new challenges as a performer in modern dance, television, and film; his activities as choreographer, director and producer; and his achievements as artistic director of the Paris Opéra Ballet. The program is profusely illustrated by excerpts of Nureyev in his extensive repertory: The sleeping beauty, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, Gayane, Marguerite and Armand, Le corsaire pas de deux, Pierrot lunaire, Field figures, Aureole, and his own versions of The nutcracker, Cinderella, and La bayadère. He is also seen performing on The Muppet Show, and in the title role of Ken Russell's film Valentino.
  • Romeo and Juliet (excerpts) (ca. 29 min.) / film produced and directed by Paul Czinner ; choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Sergey Prokofiev ; scenery and costumes, Nicholas Georgiadis ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev (Romeo), Margot Fonteyn (Juliet), David Blair (Mercutio), Anthony Dowell (Benvolio), Michael Somes (Lord Capulet), Desmond Doyle (Tybalt), Derek Rencher (Paris), and members of the Royal Ballet ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conducted by John Lanchbery. Excerpts from Act I, including the entry of Romeo and his friends into the Capulets' house, the ballroom scene, and the balcony scene pas de deux.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3765
Title
Omnibus 25. [Rudolf Nureyev] [electronic resource] / British Broadcasting Corporation ; presented by Judith Mackrell.
Imprint
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1993.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.
Series
Rudolf Nureyev Collection.
Event
Telecast by the British Broadcasting Corporation on January 14, 1993.
Summary
Television obituary for Rudolf Nureyev, aired after his death on January 6, 1993. The program consists of two parts, the documentary Tribute and an excerpt from the 1966 film Romeo and Juliet.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Gift of Rudolf Nureyev Foundation
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIA 4-4002 RNC.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Ballet in motion pictures. Romeo and Juliet.
Added Author
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, choreographer.
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, dancer.
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993. Interviewee
Mackrell, Judith. Host
Crisp, Clement. Interviewee
Sibley, Antoinette. Interviewee
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- Interviewee
Percival, John, 1927-2012. Interviewee
Burton, Humphrey, 1931- Interviewee
Lloyd, Maude, 1908- Interviewee
Dowell, Anthony. ive, dancer.
Lanchbery, John. Conductor. Interviewee
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001. Interviewee
Grey, Beryl, 1927- interviewee.
Parry, Jann. Interviewee
Wright, Peter, 1926- Interviewee
Thring, Joan. Interviewee
Park, Merle. Interviewee
Bart, Patrice. Interviewee
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Interviewee
Blair, David, 1932-1976, dancer.
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994, dancer.
Doyle, Desmond, dancer.
Rencher, Derek, dancer.
Graham, Alex. Producer
Czinner, Paul, 1890-1972. Producer. Director
MacMillan, Kenneth, choreographer.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Composer
Georgiadis, Nicholas, 1923-2001. Designer. Costume designer
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
Royal Ballet.
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
DHCA.
Added Title
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Corsair (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Vaĭnonen)
Pierrot lunaire (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Field figures (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Aureole (Choreographic work : Taylor, P)
Cinderella (Choreographic work : Nureyev)
Bayadère (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Gift of the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 3765
*MGZIA 4-4002 RNC (former)
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