Rudolf Nureyev and Maude Gosling visit ChinaAdditional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
NamesNureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Choreographer)Lloyd, Maude, 1908- (Contributor)Central Ballet of China (Performer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Choreographer)
Rudolf Nureyev Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1985 (Inferred)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3770Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-4072 RNC (former)
TopicsNureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 -- Travel -- ChinaBallet -- China
GenresDocumentary filmsFilmed dance
NotesContent: Title derived from accompanying data sheet.Venue: Filmed in Beijing, China, in September 1985.Acquisition: Gift of Rudolf Nureyev Foundation
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (PAL) (27 min.) : sound, color, and black and white ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionUnedited footage documenting Rudolf Nureyev's visit to Beijing, at the invitation of the Chinese government, to stage his full-length production of Don Quixote for the Central Ballet of China. He was accompanied by his longtime friend Maude Gosling (also known as Maude Lloyd). At the beginning of this tape, he rehearses the company in the studio, working on Act I excerpts for the characters Espada and Gamache. After ca. 12 min. depicting Nureyev and his party sightseeing (including a visit to the Great Wall of China), Nureyev is seen rehearsing the company onstage. This is followed by an excerpt of Don Quixote, recorded in a run-through onstage in practice clothes, from the coda of the grand pas de deux to the end of Act III. Another recording of this visit, *MGZIDF 3769 (former *MGZIA 4-4071 RNC), begins with scenes of a welcome reception and different rehearsal(s), then duplicates the sightseeing and run-through footage on this tape.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY00-F858NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14934799Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f53d1b0-aa23-0133-5f7e-60f81dd2b63c
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