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Nureyev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Works: 1,195 works in 2,022 publications in 14 languages and 23,143 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Case studies  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Television programs  Filmed ballets  Interviews 
Roles: Dancer, Choreographer, Performer, Director, Producer, Interviewee, Author, Actor, Scenarist, Conductor, Honoree, Collector, Librettist, Artist, Speaker, Editor, Adapter, kor, Host, Creator, Singer
Classifications: GV1785.N8, 792.842
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Most widely held works about Rudolf Nureyev
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Most widely held works by Rudolf Nureyev
Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

38 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, filmed live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, July, 28 1980
Don Quixote by L Minkus( Visual )

27 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudolf Nureyev and Lucette Aldous of the Royal Ballet are young lovers whose romance flourishes with the assistance of Helpmann, who plays the title role
Swan Lake ballet in 4 acts by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps the most popular ballet video ever released, this version of Tchaikovsky's beloved work stars one of the most famous classical dance partnerships of all time: Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn. Nureyev choreographed this production for the Vienna State Opera"--Container
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Giselle, a peasant girl, who goes mad and dies of a broken heart when she discovers that her beloved is a nobleman betrothed to another. Her spirit becomes one of the Wilis, the lost souls of young women who died betrayed in love
The Sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The spectacular full length version of this classic ballet starring Rudolf Nureyev as Prince Florimund and Veronica Tennant as Princess Aurora ... is introduced in an on-camera appearance by Nureyev, who speaks briefly about the ballet, and gives a capsule outline of the story"--Container
An evening with the Royal Ballet( Visual )

14 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program presents a gala evening of classical ballet featuring the legendary team of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn
Fonteyn and Nureyev the perfect partnership( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video traces the partnership of Fonteyn & Nureyev from its inception to its grand finale 17 years later
Cage Cunningham by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham
The nutcracker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief attraction of this 1968 adaptation is Rudolf Nureyev, who had defected to the West in 1961. This is his adaptation of the work, and the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. The production made ballerina Merle Park a star. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom
Great pas de deux( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top dancers of the 20th century perform pas de deux from popular ballets
Tout près des étoiles les danseurs de l'Opéra de Paris = Etoiles : dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the legacy of the famed Paris Opera Ballet by weaving together rehearsals, interviews and snapshots as the dancers work on classical ballets as well as contempary works. Delve into the psychology of dance by talking candidly with some of the biggest stars in dance today, who give perspectives on how and why they endure the emotional and physical hardships of the drive to be on stage
The glory of the Kirov by Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the early days of this century, the Maryinsky Ballet, later the Kirov, dazzled audiences with the beauty of the dance. Five years research in Russia's archives has unearthed fascinating footage, much of it never before available in the West, of many of the company's great dancers
Ballet favourites( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of excerpts from ballets showcases the talents of many of the greatest dancers of recent years
Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern-day retelling of the fairy tale Cinderella
The Dame Edna experience( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larger than life and brimming with wit and hilarity, Dame Edna Everage is guaranteed to keep you in stitches in this series of six variety/chat shows. Celebrity guests include: Sean Connery, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Rudolf Nureyev, Joan Rivers, Germaine Greer and more
I am a dancer by Rudolf Nureyev( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the artistic temperament and achievements of Nureyev
La bayadère ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by L Minkus( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exotic and mysterious India serves as the backdrop to this story of doomed love between the warrior Solor and the bayadere, Nikiya, who is killed by her jealous rival, Gamzatti. Starring Isabelle Guerin, Laurent Hilaire, and Elisabeth Platel
Swan Lake( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this production, Nureyev chooses to scuttle the traditional black swan music, which is considered by some to be a glaring flaw. However, both Nureyev and Fonteyn are in their prime, especially in the dramatic pas de deux
Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet in tribute to Nijinsky( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Noerejev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Noureev, Rudolf

Noureev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Noureev, Rudolf Gametovitch 1938-1993

Noureev, Rudolph

Nouregeph, Rountolph 1938-1993

Noureev, Rudolf Gametovitch 1938-1983

Noureev, Rudolf Gametovitch 1938-1993

Noureiev, Rudolph 1938-1983

Noureiev Rudolph 1938-1993

Nureev, R.Ch 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf Ch 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf Chametovič 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudol'f G. 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf Gametovič 1938-1983

Nureev, Rudol'f Hametovič

Nureev Rudolʹf Hametovič 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf Khametovich 1938-1993

Nurejev, Rudolf

Nurejev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Nurejev, Rudol'f Chametovič 1938-1993

Nurejev, Rudolʹf Gametovič 1938-1993

Nurejevs, Rūdolfs 1938-1993

Nurejew, Rudolf 1938-1993

Nurejew, Rudolf Chametowitsch 1938-1993

Nurejew, Rudolf G. 1938-1993

Nurejew, Rudolf Gametowitsch 1938-1993


Nureyev, Rudolf

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Nureyev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Nureyev, Rudolf Hametovich 1938-1983

Nureyev Rudolf Hametovich 1938-1993

Nureyev, Rudolph 1938-1993

Nureyev, Rudolph Hametovitch

Nureyev, Rudolph Hametovitch 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolʹf Chametovič 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolʹf Chmit uly 1938-1993

Nuriev Rudolʹf Hametovič 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolf Mxmmt ulı 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolf Xmt ulı 1938-1993

Nurijev, Rudolʹf Chmit uly 1938-1993

Nurijevs, Rūdolfs 1938-1993

Rudolf Chametowitsch Nurejew russisch-sterreichischer Ballett-Tnzer

Rudolf Noerejev

Rudolf Noureev

Rudolf Nureiev

Rudolf Nurejev

Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nuriejew

Rudol'f Nuriev ballerino, coreografo e direttore d'orchestra russo

Rudolph Nureyev Dancer, actor

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Нуреев, Рудольф 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Гаметович

Нуреев, Рудольф Гаметович 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Хаметович 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Хамитович 1938-1993

Нуриев, Рудольф 1938-1993

Нуриев Рудольф Хаметович 1938-1993

Нуриев, Рудольф Хәмит улы 1938-1993

Нурєєв Рудольф Хаметович

Рудолф Нуреев

Рудолф Нурејев

Рудольф Нуриев

Рудольф Хаметавіч Нурыеў

רודולף נורייב

رودلف خامتویچ نوریف

رودولف نورييف

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