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In tribute to Nijinsky [non-broadcast version] [videorecording]

Title
In tribute to Nijinsky [non-broadcast version] [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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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) 89 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Uniform Title
  • Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
  • Petrouchka (Choreographic work : Fokine)
  • Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokine)
Alternative Title
Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet in tribute to Nijinsky
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Non-broadcast version of a program made for the Dance in America series.
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.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassettes.
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 5-5633
Title
In tribute to Nijinsky [non-broadcast version] [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 cassettes.
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.
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.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-243.
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. Instrumentalist
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. Librettist
Lazowsky, Yurek. Restager
Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826. Composer
Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872. Librettist
Vaudoyer, Jean-Louis, 1883- Adapter
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924. Designer
Berezov, N. (Nikolaĭ), 1906- Restager
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Composer
Schooling, Elisabeth. Restager
Chappell, William, 1907-1994. Restager
Holmes, Ralph. Designer
Bhargava, Girish. Film editor
Venza, Jac. Producer
Joffrey Ballet.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Added Title
Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet in tribute to Nijinsky [videorecording]
Petrouchka (Choreographic work : Fokine)
Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokine)
Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5633
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