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Nureyev, Rudolf 1938-1993

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Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

52 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Swan Lake is regarded as one of the greatest works in the art of ballet. The magic of Tchaikovsky's music, embodying the love of Prince Siegfried for the enchanted Swan Queen, has greatly contributed to making this the best-loved of all classical ballets ... Prince Siegfried celebrates his twenty-first birthday; his mother tells him it is time to marry, but he prefers to go hunting. Alone, by a lakeside, he sees a swan who turns to human form. She is an enchanted princess who can be saved only by ture love. He promises this, but is tricked by the wicked magician who disguises his own daughter as the swan-maiden"--Container
Romeo and Juliet : ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
Romeo and Juliet: Live from Shakespeare's Globe by William Shakespeare( Visual )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the famed Royal Ballet production of the ballet featuring Nuryev and Fonteyn at the peak of their careers
George Balanchine's The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

37 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 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
Don Quixote by L Minkus( Visual )

39 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 401 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
Cage Cunningham by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 355 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
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

40 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 331 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
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demanding choreography and multi-faceted dramatic requirements make this the supreme test of a ballerina's skill
An evening with the Royal Ballet by Anthony Havelock-Allan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program presents a gala evening of classical ballet featuring the legendary team of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn
Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern-day retelling of the fairy tale Cinderella
Fonteyn and Nureyev : the perfect partnership( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video traces the partnership of Fonteyn & Nureyev from its inception to its grand finale 17 years later
La bayadère by L Minkus( Visual )

54 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exotic and mysterious India serves as the backdrop to this story of doomed love between the warrior Solor and the bayadere (or temple dancer) Nikiya, who is killed by her jealous rival, Gamzatti, daughter of the Rajah. The Nureyev production of the ballet was created in 1992, the last production before his death, and restaged in 1994. The ballet is preceeded by a short excerpt from the 1997 documentary, Dancing through darkness
Great pas de deux( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 237 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 210 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 )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of excerpts from ballets showcases the talents of many of the greatest dancers of recent years
Nureyev : a portrait by Rudolf Nureyev( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 153 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
I am a dancer by Rudolf Nureyev( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the artistic temperament and achievements of Nureyev
La danse : le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets: Genus by Wayne McGregor, Medea by Angelin Preljocaj, The House of Bernarda Alba by Mats Ek, Paquita by Pierre Lacotte, The Nutcracker by Rudolph Nureyev, Orpheus and Eurydice by Pina Bausch, and Romeo and Juliet by Sasha Waltz. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers
Margot Fonteyn by Patricia Foy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just two years before she died, Margot Fonteyn finally agreed to tell the full story of her life for this exclusive television biography. It was made at her home in Panama and is the only personal account of her life and career that exists on film. It includes archive footage of many of her great roles and extensive newsreel coverage of key events in her life
The glory of the Kirov( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the early days of this century, the Maryinsky Ballet, later the Kirov, dazzled audiences with the beauty of the dance. Five years research in Russia's archives has unearthed fascinating footage, much of it never before available in the West, of many of the company's great dancers
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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

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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


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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

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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 Russisch balletdanser (1938-1993)

Rudolf Noureev

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

Rudolf Nureiev

Rudolf Nurejev

Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nuriejew

Rudolf Nuriev

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

Rudolph Nureyev dancer, actor

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Нуреев Р. Х

Нуреев Р. Х. 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Гаметович 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф (Рудольф Хаметович), 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Хаметович 1938-1993

Нуреев, Рудольф Хамитович 1938-1993

Нуриев Рудольф Хаметович 1938-1993

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Romeo and Juliet: Live from Shakespeare's GlobeDon QuixoteFonteyn and Nureyev : the perfect partnershipLa bayadèreThe glory of the KirovDancer : a novelNureyev, his life