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DanceNY. I am a dancer [videorecording]

Title
DanceNY. I am a dancer [videorecording] / WNYE ; Dance Magazine ; E.M.I. Film Productions ; produced in association with the O.R.T.F. ; produced by Evdoros Demetriou ; directed by Pierre Jourdan.
Publication
Brooklyn, N.Y. : WNYE, 2002.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (104 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine.
Series Statement
DanceNY
Uniform Title
  • Dance Magazine.
  • Field figures (Choreographic work : Tetley)
  • Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Wright, Peter after Petipa, M)
  • Sylphide (Choreographic work : Rosen, E after Bournonville)
Alternative Title
  • Dance New York. I am a dancer
  • I am a dancer
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Documentaries and factual films and programs.
  • Video.
Note
  • Tape contains ca. 35 min. of repeated footage, beginning at ca. 93 min. into tape (after Aurora's variation in The sleeping beauty grand pas de deux). The program resumes at ca. 128 min., and continues till the end of the film, followed by the interview with Christine Dakin and Wendy Perron's afterword.
  • Logo of WNYE appears on tape.
  • For a commercially released version of this recording, without the additional introduction, interviews, and afterword, see: *MGZIA 4-2631 I am a dancer.
Credits (note)
  • Editing, Catherine Henry, Timothy Gee ; musical director, Evdoros Demetriou ; executive in charge of production, John L. Hargreaves ; associate producer, Denise Tual ; narration written by John Percival ; set designer, Sydney Beytex.
  • Credits for telecast: executive producer, Barbara Paige Kaplan ; script writer and commentator, Wendy Perron.
Performer (note)
  • Interviewees: Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, Sir Frederick Ashton.
  • Narrator: Bryan Forbes.
  • Host of telecast: Susan Jaffe.
  • Interviewees on telecast: Glen Tetley, Christine Dakin.
  • Commentator on telecast: Wendy Perron.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by WNYE, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on Dec. 19, 2002.
Contents
  • Dance excerpts include: Nureyev in class, taught by Hector Zaraspe -- Nureyev with Elsa Marianne von Rosen, rehearsing corps for La sylphide -- La sylphide. Act II (excerpt) / choreography, August Bournonville, restaged by Elsa Marianne von Rosen; music, Hermann Løwenskjold; costumes, Michel Fresnay; danced by Carla Fracci, Nureyev, and corps de ballet -- Field figures (excerpts) / choreography, Glen Tetley; music, Karlheinz Stockhausen; danced in rehearsal, under Tetley's direction, by Deanne Bergsma and Nureyev -- Margot Fonteyn and Nureyev in rehearsal for Frederick Ashton's Marguerite and Armand -- Marguerite and Armand (complete) / choreography, Frederick Ashton; music, Franz Liszt; costumes, Cecil Beaton; danced by with Fonteyn, Nureyev, Michael Somes (the father), Leslie Edwards (the Duke), others; music played by Tamás Vásáry -- The sleeping beauty. Act III, grand pas de deux / choreography, Marius Petipa; music, Tchaikovsky; decor, Geoffrey Guy; danced by Lynn Seymour and Nureyev -- Nureyev is seen under the closing credits performing a manège from Act III of The sleeping beauty.
  • Additional unrelated material on tape: video clips telecast by Classic Arts Showcase, including "Morning," from Peer Gynt suite no. 1 (ca. 5 min.) / music, Edvard Grieg; played by the CSSR State Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Gunzenhauser -- "Nocturne" from The ice maiden (incomplete; ca. 1 min., b&w) / choreography, Fyodor Lopukhov; music, Edvard Grieg; danced by John Markowski and Alla Osipenko. For complete footage of this pas de deux, see: *MGZIA 4-3857 The glory of the Kirov -- incomplete excerpts from the Charlie Rose show and other telecasts.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7594
Title
DanceNY. I am a dancer [videorecording] / WNYE ; Dance Magazine ; E.M.I. Film Productions ; produced in association with the O.R.T.F. ; produced by Evdoros Demetriou ; directed by Pierre Jourdan.
Imprint
Brooklyn, N.Y. : WNYE, 2002.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
DanceNY
Event
Telecast by WNYE, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on Dec. 19, 2002.
Credits
Editing, Catherine Henry, Timothy Gee ; musical director, Evdoros Demetriou ; executive in charge of production, John L. Hargreaves ; associate producer, Denise Tual ; narration written by John Percival ; set designer, Sydney Beytex.
Credits for telecast: executive producer, Barbara Paige Kaplan ; script writer and commentator, Wendy Perron.
Performer
Performed by Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, Carla Fracci, Lynn Seymour, and Deanne Bergsma, with brief appearances by Frederick Ashton, Hector Zaraspe, Glen Tetley, and Elsa Marianne von Rosen.
Interviewees: Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, Sir Frederick Ashton.
Narrator: Bryan Forbes.
Host of telecast: Susan Jaffe.
Interviewees on telecast: Glen Tetley, Christine Dakin.
Commentator on telecast: Wendy Perron.
Summary
Telecast of a film originally released in 1972, with additional introduction, interviews, and afterword. The film is interrupted after ca. 58 min. for the first added interview, with choreographer Glen Tetley, who also appears in the film. The second added interview (at the end of the film) is with Christine Dakin of the Martha Graham Dance Company, who performed with Nureyev when he appeared as a guest artist in Graham's Appalachian spring. The film is a profile of Rudolf Nureyev, who is seen in class, rehearsal, and performance. In brief interview footage, he talks about his nomadic existence and his first meeting with ballerina Margot Fonteyn.
Added Author
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, dancer. Interviewee
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
Bergsma, Deanne, dancer.
Fracci, Carla, dancer.
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994, dancer.
Edwards, Leslie, dancer.
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- dancer.
Vásáry, Tamás, 1933- Instrumentalist
Forbes, Bryan, 1926-2013. Narrator
Zaraspe, Hector.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer. Interviewee
Tetley, Glen, choreographer. Interviewee
Rosen, Elsa Marianne von, 1924- choreographer. Depicted
Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-2007. Composer
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980. Costume designer
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Composer
Guy, Geoffrey. Designer
Demetriou, Evdoros. Producer
Jourdan, Pierre. Director
Løvenskiold, Herman Severin, 1815-1870. Composer
Beytex, Sydney. Designer
Fresnay, Michel. Costume designer
Bournonville, August, 1805-1879, choreographer.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer
Wright, Peter, 1926- choreographer.
Percival, John. Author
Jaffe, Susan. Host
Dakin, Christine. Interviewee
Kaplan, Barbara Paige. Producer
Perron, Wendy. Author. Commentator
Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Composer
Gunzenhauser, Stephen. Conductor
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Interviewee
E.M.I. Films.
Republic Pictures Corporation.
WNYE (Television station : Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Štátna filharmónia (Košice, Slovakia)
Classic Arts Showcase.
Added Title
Dance New York. I am a dancer [videorecording]
I am a dancer [videorecording]
Field figures (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Rosen, E after Bournonville)
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Wright, Peter after Petipa, M)
Dance Magazine.
Gift of Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7594
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