Erik Bruhn documentary [and] Royal Danish Ballet's La SylphideAdditional title: SylphideAdditional title: Robert Greskovic video archiveAdditional title: Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)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, 1815-1870Schanne, 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.)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 1966Date Captured: 1977Other Date: 1966, 1977.
Table of ContentsErik 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.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3773
TopicsBruhn, Erik, 1928-1986Kongelige Danske balletAmerican Ballet Theatre
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancestwo-dimensional moving imageVideoDanceDocumentary filmsMotion pictures
NotesTitle 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.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1966.Acquisition: Gift; Robert Greskovic; 2012.Language: In Danish and English ; with some Danish subtitles.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (134 min.) : sound, color and black and white.
DescriptionIn 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.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 904051677NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20537943Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ff7bf70-4aa5-0133-0aec-60f81dd2b63c
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