Omnibus 25. [Rudolf Nureyev]Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)Additional title: Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)Additional title: Corsair (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Vaĭnonen)Additional title: Pierrot lunaire (Choreographic work : Tetley)Additional title: Field figures (Choreographic work : Tetley)Additional title: Aureole (Choreographic work : Taylor, P)Additional title: Cinderella (Choreographic work : Nureyev)Additional title: Bayadère (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
NamesNureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (choreographer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (dancer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Interviewee)Mackrell, Judith (Host)Crisp, Clement (Interviewee)Sibley, Antoinette (Interviewee)Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Interviewee)Percival, John, 1927-2012 (Interviewee)Burton, Humphrey, 1931- (Interviewee)Lloyd, Maude, 1908- (Interviewee)Dowell, Anthony (dancer)Lanchbery, John (Conductor)De Valois, Ninette, 1898- (Interviewee)Grey, Beryl, 1927- (Interviewee)Parry, Jann (Interviewee)Wright, Peter, 1926- (Interviewee)Thring, Joan (Interviewee)Park, Merle (Interviewee)Bart, Patrice (Interviewee)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Interviewee)Blair, David, 1932-1976 (dancer)Somes, Michael, 1917-1994 (dancer)Doyle, Desmond (dancer)Rencher, Derek (dancer)Graham, Alex (Producer)Czinner, Paul, 1890-1972 (Producer)MacMillan, Kenneth (choreographer)Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)Georgiadis, Nicholas, 1925- (Designer)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (dancer)Royal BalletOpéra de Paris. BalletBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Rudolf Nureyev Video Archive
Dates / OriginPlace: U.KPublisher: British Broadcasting CorporationDate Issued: c1993
Table of ContentsTribute (ca. 45 min.) / produced by Alex Graham ; host, Judith Mackrell ; interviewees: Clement Crisp, Antoinette Sibley, Natalia Makarova, John Percival, Humphrey Burton, Maude Lloyd, Anthony Dowell, John Lanchbery, Ninette de Valois, Beryl Grey, Jann Parry, Peter Wright, Joan Thring, Merle Park, Patrice Bart; Nureyev himself also appears in pre-recorded interviews. Rudolf Nureyev's life and career are remembered and assessed by his contemporaries. Topics covered include his early career with the Kirov Ballet; his defection to the West; his longtime partnership with Margot Fonteyn; his avidity for new challenges as a performer in modern dance, television, and film; his activities as choreographer, director and producer; and his achievements as artistic director of the Paris Opéra Ballet. The program is profusely illustrated by excerpts of Nureyev in his extensive repertory: The sleeping beauty, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, Gayane, Marguerite and Armand, Le corsaire pas de deux, Pierrot lunaire, Field figures, Aureole, and his own versions of The nutcracker, Cinderella, and La bayadère. He is also seen performing on The Muppet Show, and in the title role of Ken Russell's film Valentino.Romeo and Juliet (excerpts) (ca. 29 min.) / film produced and directed by Paul Czinner ; choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Sergey Prokofiev ; scenery and costumes, Nicholas Georgiadis ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev (Romeo), Margot Fonteyn (Juliet), David Blair (Mercutio), Anthony Dowell (Benvolio), Michael Somes (Lord Capulet), Desmond Doyle (Tybalt), Derek Rencher (Paris), and members of the Royal Ballet ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conducted by John Lanchbery. Excerpts from Act I, including the entry of Romeo and his friends into the Capulets' house, the ballroom scene, and the balcony scene pas de deux.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3765Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-4002 RNC (former)
Topicse-uk-enNureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993Dancers -- 20th century
NotesStatement of responsibility: British Broadcasting Corporation ; presented by Judith Mackrell.Accompanied by data sheet.Unedited interviews for the documentary Tribute are contained on seven additional videocassettes: *MGZIA 4-4020, 4-4021, 4-4022, 4-4023, 4-4024, 4-4025, and 4-4026, all titled [Tribute. Unedited interview footage].Venue: Telecast by the British Broadcasting Corporation on January 14, 1993.Funding: Gift of Rudolf Nureyev Foundation
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (74 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences PAL.
DescriptionTelevision obituary for Rudolf Nureyev, aired after his death on January 6, 1993. The program consists of two parts, the documentary Tribute and an excerpt from the 1966 film Romeo and Juliet.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY00-F607NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14864457Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 02119600-aa23-0133-61b8-60f81dd2b63c
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