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Title
Erik Bruhn documentary [and] Royal Danish Ballet's La Sylphide
Additional title: Sylphide
Additional title: Robert Greskovic video archive
Additional title: Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
Names
New 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, 1815-1870
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.)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 1966
Date Captured: 1977
Other Date: 1966, 1977.
Table of 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.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3773
Topics
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986
Kongelige Danske ballet
American Ballet Theatre
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
two-dimensional moving image
Video
Dance
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Notes
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.
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 Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (134 min.) : sound, color and black and white.
Description
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.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 904051677
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20537943
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ff7bf70-4aa5-0133-0aec-60f81dd2b63c
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1966: Captured (Approximate)
  • 1966: Other
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Erik Bruhn documentary [and] Royal Danish Ballet's La Sylphide" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/729d4f40-4aa5-0133-64dd-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Erik Bruhn documentary [and] Royal Danish Ballet's La Sylphide" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/729d4f40-4aa5-0133-64dd-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Erik Bruhn documentary [and] Royal Danish Ballet's La Sylphide Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/729d4f40-4aa5-0133-64dd-60f81dd2b63c

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