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Nureyev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Works: 1,030 works in 2,102 publications in 14 languages and 23,294 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Nonfiction films  Filmed ballets  Children's films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Fiction 
Roles: Dancer, Choreographer, Performer, Director, Interviewee, Producer, Author, Actor, Conductor, Scenarist, Honoree, Collector, Artist, Librettist, Other, Speaker, Editor, kor, Adapter, Creator, Host, Singer, bal
Classifications: GV1785.N8, 792.842
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Most widely held works about Rudolf Nureyev
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Most widely held works by Rudolf Nureyev
Romeo and Juliet by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

116 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the famed Royal Ballet production of the ballet featuring Nuryev and Fonteyn at the peak of their careers
Don Quixote by L Minkus( Visual )

53 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudolf Nureyev and Lucette Aldous are young lovers whose romance flourishes with the assistance of Helpmann, who plays the title role
Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps the most popular ballet video ever released, this version of Tchaikovsky's beloved work stars one of the most famous classical dance partnerships of all time: Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn. Nureyev choreographed this production for the Vienna State Opera"--Container
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

37 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief attraction of this 1968 adaptation is Rudolf Nureyev, who had defected to the West in 1961. This is his adaptation of the work, and the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. The production made ballerina Merle Park a star. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom
Cage Cunningham by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham
An evening with the Royal Ballet by Anthony Havelock-Allan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents excerpts from the classical ballets Le Corsaire, La Valse, Aurora's wedding from Sleeping Beauty, and Les Sylphides
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Giselle, a peasant girl, who goes mad and dies of a broken heart when she discovers that her beloved is a nobleman betrothed to another. Her spirit becomes one of the Wilis, the lost souls of young women who died betrayed in love
Fonteyn and Nureyev the perfect partnership by Peter Batty( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video traces the partnership of Fonteyn & Nureyev from its inception to its grand finale 17 years later
Great pas de deux( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top dancers of the 20th century perform pas de deux from popular ballets
Tout près des étoiles les danseurs de l'Opéra de Paris = Etoiles : dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet by Nils Tavernier( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the legacy of the famed Paris Opera Ballet by weaving together rehearsals, interviews and snapshots as the dancers work on classical ballets as well as contempary works. Delve into the psychology of dance by talking candidly with some of the biggest stars in dance today, who give perspectives on how and why they endure the emotional and physical hardships of the drive to be on stage
Ballet favourites( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation showcases the talent of many of the greatest dancers of recent years, filmed at the world's leading venue and features many stunning ballet sequences
The glory of the Kirov by Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una raccolta di alcuni tra i piú amati e celebri balletti di tutti i tempi, tratti dalle gloriose produzioni del Teatro Kirov di San Pietroburgo
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The spectacular full length version of this classic ballet starring Rudolf Nureyev as Prince Florimund and Veronica Tennant as Princess Aurora ... is introduced in an on-camera appearance by Nureyev, who speaks briefly about the ballet, and gives a capsule outline of the story"--Container
The Sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live performance of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping beauty
Rudolf Noureev l'attraction céleste = Rudolf Nureyev : celestial attraction by Sonia Paramo( Visual )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the publicity he generated, Nureyev rarely revealed anything of his private life and thoughts, but for this exclusive television biography, made just two years before his tragic death in 1993, he told his own story in his own words. Interviewed on his Mediterranean island, he looks back on his career, which is recalled in a dazzling array of archive clips. His sister, his first dance teacher, Ninette de Valois and Margot Fonteyn, among others, contribute their insights to this programme
Cinderella : a ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern-day retelling of the fairy tale Cinderella
La danse le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick Wiseman, Grossmeister des beobachtenden Dokumentarfilms, besucht eine der grossartigsten Ballettkompanien der Welt: das BALLETT DER PARISER OPER. Seine Kamera streift durch das luxuriöse Palais Garnier und zeigt unfassbar schöne junge Frauen und Männer, wie sie sieben Ballette proben und aufführen: DER NUSSKNACKER von Rudolf Nurejew, GENUS von Wayne McGregor, ROMEO UND JULIA von Sasha Waltz, PAQUITA von Pierre Lacotte, MEDEA von Angelin Preljocai, DAS HAUS VON BERNARDA ALBA von Mats Ek und ORPHEUS UND EURYDIKE von Pina Bausch. Ein Festmahl hinreissender Augenblicke, einer grossartiger als der andere und umso kostbarer, als sie ihrem Wesen nach flüchtig sind! (DVD-Hülle)
I am a dancer by Rudolf Nureyev( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the artistic temperament and achievements of Nureyev
Nureyev by Rudolf Nureyev( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerous photographs accompany interview excerpts and the author's comments regarding Nureyev's talent
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Romeo and Juliet
Alternative Names
Noerejev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Noureev, Rudolf

Noureev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Noureev, Rudolf Gametovitch

Noureev, Rudolf Gametovitch 1938-1993

Noureev, Rudolph

Nouregeph, Rountolph

Nouregeph, Rountolph 1938-1993

Noureïev, Rudolf Gametovitch 1938-1983

Noureïev, Rudolf Gametovitch 1938-1993

Noureiev, Rudolph

Noureiev, Rudolph 1938-1983

Noureiev Rudolph 1938-1993

Nureev, R.Ch 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudol'f Ch 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf Chametovič 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudol'f G. 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf Gametovič 1938-1983

Nureev, Rudol'f Hametovič

Nureev Rudolʹf Hametovič 1938-1993

Nureev, Rudolʹf Khametovich

Nureev, Rudolʹf Khametovich 1938-1993

Nurejev, Rudolf

Nurejev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Nurejev, Rudol'f Chametovič 1938-1993

Nurejev, Rudol'f Gametovič 1938-1993

Nurejevs, Rūdolfs 1938-1993

Nurejew, Rudolf

Nurejew, Rudolf 1938-1993

Nurejew, Rudolf Chametowitsch 1938-1993

Nurejew, Rudolf G. 1938-1993

Nurejew, Rudolf Gametowitsch 1938-1993


Nureyev, Rudolf

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Nureyev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Nureyev, Rudolf Hametovich

Nureyev, Rudolf Hametovich 1938-1983

Nureyev Rudolf Hametovich 1938-1993

Nureyev, Rudolph

Nureyev, Rudolph 1938-1993

Nureyev, Rudolph Hametovitch

Nureyev, Rudolph Hametovitch 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolf 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolʹf Chametovič 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolʹf Chämit uly 1938-1993

Nuriev Rudolʹf Hametovič 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolf Möxämmät ulı 1938-1993

Nuriev, Rudolf Xämät ulı 1938-1993

Nurijev, Rudol'f Chämit uly 1938-1993

Nurijevs, Rūdolfs 1938-1993

Rudolf Chametowitsch Nurejew russisch-österreichischer Ballett-Tänzer

Rudolf Noerejev

Rudolf Noerejev Russisch balletdanser (1938-1993)

Rudolf Noureev

Rudolf Nureiev

Rudolf Nurejev

Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nuriejew

Rudol'f Nuriev ballerino, coreografo e direttore d'orchestra russo

Rudolph Nureyev Dancer, actor

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Нуреев Р. Х. 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Гаметович

Нуреев, Рудольф Гаметович 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф (Рудольф Хаметович), 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Хаметович 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Хамитович 1938-1993

Нуриев, Рудольф 1938-1993

Нуриев Рудольф Хаметович 1938-1993

Нуриев, Рудольф Хәмит улы 1938-1993

Нурєєв Рудольф Хаметович

Рудолф Нуреев

Рудолф Нурејев

Рудольф Нуриев

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