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Title
Rudolf Nureyev at the Wiener Staatsoper
Additional title: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Additional title: Song of a wayfarer
Additional title: Pierrot lunaire (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Additional title: Chant du compagnon errant (Choreographic work : Béjart)
Names
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Flindt, Vivi (Dancer)
Eliasen, Johnny (Dancer)
Birkmeyer, Michael (Dancer)
Donn, Jorge (Dancer)
Bence, Margarethe (Singer)
Soltesz, Stefan, 1949- (Conductor)
Tetley, Glen (Choreographer)
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 (Composer)
Béjart, Maurice (Choreographer)
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911 (Composer)
Wiener Staatsoper. Ballett (Presenter)
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920- (Designer)
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920- (Costume designer)
Collection

Rudolf Nureyev Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980-03 - 1981
Table of Contents
Pierrot lunaire (ca. 36 min., col.) / recorded as part of the Wiener Ballettwochen 1980 in March 1980 ; choreography, Glen Tetley ; music, Arnold Schoenberg ; scenery and costumes, Rouben Ter-Arutunian ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev (Pierrot), Vivi Flindt (Columbine) and Johnny Eliasen (Brighella) ; singer, Margarethe Bence ; conductor, Stefan Soltesz.
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen [Chant du compagnon errant ; Song of a wayfarer] (ca. 21 min., col.) / probably recorded as part of the Wiener Ballettwochen 1980 in March 1980 ; choreography, Maurice Béjart, rehearsed by Béjart and Pierre Dobrievich ; music, Gustav Mahler ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev and Michael Birkmeyer. A b&w version of this recording appears on: *MGZIA 4-4212 Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen.
[Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Chant du compagnon errant ; Song of a wayfarer)] (ca. 18 min., b&w) / recorded in 1981? ; see credits above ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev and Jorge Donn.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6180
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-4232 RNC (former)
Topics
Pas de deux
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: [presented by] the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper [Vienna State Opera Ballet]
Content: Accompanied by undated program notes in German for the first two segments. Date for Pierrot lunaire from Ballett-info, June 1980, p. 46.
Performers: Danced by Rudolf Nureyev, Vivi Flindt, Johnny Eliasen and Jorge Donn (guest artists) ; and Michael Birkmeyer of the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (75 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
In-house archival recordings of three performances. Tape also contains ca. 1 min. of a male dancer rehearsing part of Chant du compagnon errant in a dance studio.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
German
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY01-F1036
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15438459
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 79a21b10-aabb-0134-6be3-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1938: Creator Born
  • 1980: Created (Approximate)
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rudolf Nureyev at the Wiener Staatsoper" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980 - 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a4f3c550-ef96-0133-847f-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rudolf Nureyev at the Wiener Staatsoper" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a4f3c550-ef96-0133-847f-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980 - 1981). Rudolf Nureyev at the Wiener Staatsoper Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a4f3c550-ef96-0133-847f-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Rudolf Nureyev at the Wiener Staatsoper