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|Named Person:||Rudolf Nureyev; Rudolf Nureyev|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rudolf Nureyev; Margot Fonteyn; Deanne Bergsma; Carla Fracci; Michael Somes; Leslie Edwards; Lynn Seymour; Tamás Vásáry; Bryan Forbes; Hector Zaraspe; Frederick Ashton; Glen Tetley; Elsa Marianne von Rosen; Karlheinz Stockhausen; Cecil Beaton; Franz Liszt; Geoffrey Guy; Evdoros Demetriou; Pierre Jourdan; Herman Severin Løvenskiold; Sydney Beytex; Michel Fresnay; August Bournonville; Marius Petipa; Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; Peter Wright; John Percival; Susan Jaffe; Christine Dakin; Barbara Paige Kaplan; Wendy Perron; Edvard Grieg; Stephen Gunzenhauser; E.M.I. Films.; Republic Pictures Corporation.; WNYE (Television station : Brooklyn, N.Y.); Štátna filharmónia (Košice, Slovakia); Classic Arts Showcase.
|Notes:||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:||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(s):||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.
|Event notes:||Telecast by WNYE, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on Dec. 19, 2002.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.|
|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.
|Other Titles:||Dance New York. I am a dancer
I am a dancer
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)
|Responsibility:||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.|