Erik Bruhn documentary [and] Royal Danish Ballet's La Sylphide.

Title
Erik Bruhn documentary [and] Royal Danish Ballet's La Sylphide.
Publication
1966, 1977.
Supplementary Content
Streaming video available at Library for the Performing Arts only.
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Description
1 streaming video file (134 min.) : sound, color and black and white.
Uniform Title
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
Alternative Title
  • Robert Greskovic video archive
  • Sylphide
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Documentary films.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from original videocassette label ; additional credit information from Sylphide's spoken opening credits and Dance Division's *MGZB Schanne, Margrethe.
  • Dance footage in Erik Bruhn documentary includes: Don Quixote (Petipa), Swan Lake (Petipa), Petrushka (American Ballet Theatre rehearsal), Giselle (Coralli) with Carla Fracci, Sleeping Beauty (Petipa), Sylphide rehearsal with Flemming Ryberg, Sylphide (Bournonville) with Kirsten Simone, Carmen (Roland Petit) with Kirsten Simone, teaching Swedish Opera Ballet class, Etudes (Lander) with Toni Lander, Flemming Flindt and Royal Danish Ballet.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Source (note)
  • Robert Greskovic;
Language (note)
  • In Danish and English ; with some Danish subtitles.
Contents
  • Erik Bruhn documentary (1977) (73 min.) / cinematographer, Henrik Herbert and Tom Spain ; sound, Peter Chr. Hansen and Ed Gleason ; producer, Thomas Grimm ; speakers, Erik Bruhn, Ebbe Mørk (critic), Svend Kragh-Jacobsen (critic), Mikhail Baryshnikov (dancer), Rudolf Nureyev (dancer), Elvi Henriksen (pianist), Susse Wold (dancer), Bent Mejding (actor) and Ballet students from the Royal Danish Theatre.
  • Sylphide (Sylfiden) (1966) (62 min.) / choreography, August Bournonville ; music, Herman Løvensjold ; dancers, Margrethe Schanne (The Sylphide), Vivi Gelker (Anna, a widow), Flemming Flindt (James, her son), Viveka Segerskog (Effy, her niece, James' bride), Elisabeth Enevoldsen (Nancy, Effy's friend), Niels Bjørn Larsen and Kjeld Noack.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3773
Title
Erik Bruhn documentary [and] Royal Danish Ballet's La Sylphide.
Production
1966, 1977.
Country of Producing Entity
Denmark.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Access
Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1966.
Summary
In the Erik Bruhn documentary, he discusses (in Danish) his background, dance career with the Royal Danish Ballet, and his life in New York City with American Ballet Theatre.
Original Version
Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 3/4 in.
Language
In Danish and English ; with some Danish subtitles.
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Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986, speaker.
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986, dancer.
Fracci, Carla, dancer.
Simone, Kirsten, dancer.
Ryberg, Flemming, dancer.
Lander, Toni, dancer.
Flindt, Flemming, dancer.
Herbert, Henrik, cinematographer.
Spain, Tom, cinematographer.
Hansen, Peter, sound designer.
Gleason, Ed, sound designer.
Grimm, Thomas, 1942- producer.
Bournonville, August, 1805-1879, choreographer.
Løvenskiold, Herman Severin, 1815-1870. Sylphiden.
Schanne, Margrethe, 1921- dancer.
Gelker, Vivi, dancer.
Segerskog, Viveka, dancer.
Enevoldsen, Elisabeth, dancer.
Larsen, Niels Bjørn, 1913-2003, dancer.
Noack, Kjeld, dancer.
Kongelige Danske ballet, dancer.
Kongelige Teater (Denmark), presenter.
Kongelige Danske ballet, performer.
Greskovic, Robert, donor.
Added Title
Sylphide
Container of (work): Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
Robert Greskovic video archive
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 3773
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