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The sleeping beauty [excerpts] [videorecording]

Title
The sleeping beauty [excerpts] [videorecording] / [presented by] the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris ; choreography and mise en scène by Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa ; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Publication
1989.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 videocassette (140 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Douce François-Freitas.
Series Statement
Rudolf Nureyev Collection.
Uniform Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by data sheet.
Performer (note)
  • Also appearing on tape: Rudolf Nureyev, Patricia Ruanne, Patrice Bart.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in rehearsal at the Paris Opéra on March 7, 1989 ; video documentation, Douce François.
Contents
  • Act III excerpts (ca. 30 min.) / recorded in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes ; includes sarabande, polonaise, mazurka.
  • Prologue (ca. 39 min.) / recorded in rehearsal onstage, with some dancers in costume.
  • Act I excerpts (ca. 36 min.) / recorded in rehearsal onstage, with some dancers in costume ; a second dancer, in practice clothes, shadows the dancer playing Aurora.
  • Act II excerpts (ca. 35 min.) / recorded in rehearsal onstage, with some dancers in costume ; Nureyev works intensively with the dancer playing the prince (Manuel Legris?) on his variation to violin solo.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4262 RNC
Title
The sleeping beauty [excerpts] [videorecording] / [presented by] the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris ; choreography and mise en scène by Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa ; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Imprint
1989.
Country of Producing Entity
France.
Series
Rudolf Nureyev Collection.
Event
Videotaped in rehearsal at the Paris Opéra on March 7, 1989 ; video documentation, Douce François.
Performer
Danced by the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris.
Also appearing on tape: Rudolf Nureyev, Patricia Ruanne, Patrice Bart.
Summary
Rehearsal footage, containing some interruptions and repetitions of material. Rudolf Nureyev and his assistants Patricia Ruanne and Patrice Bart are seen directing and occasionally demonstrating for the dancers.
Added Author
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, choreographer.
Ruanne, Patricia.
Bart, Patrice.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer
Georgiadis, Nicholas, 1923-2001. Costume designer
Read, John B.
François, Douce.
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
Added Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Gift of Douce François-Freitas.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4262 RNC
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