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God of the dance

God of the dance [videorecording]

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Reel 2Moving imageRestricted use *MGZHB 20-1375 A.O. Reel 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Reel 1Moving imageRestricted use *MGZHB 20-1375 A.O. Reel 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-2538Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Johnson, Nicholas
  • Avrahami, Gideon
  • Harrison, Kate
  • Hurt, John, 1940-2017
  • Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995.
  • Rambert, Marie.
  • Taylor, Jonathan
  • Nears, Colin.
  • Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943.
  • Buckle, Richard.
2 videocassettes (U-matic, PAL) (65 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 3/4 in.
Documentary on the life of Vaslav Nijinsky. Includes still photographs of Nijinsky offstage and as he appeared in various roles in Ballets Russes de Diaghilev productions of Schéhérazade, Spectre de la rose, Petrouchka, L'ap̀res-midi d'un faune, Jeux, and Sacre du printemps. Interspersed are interviews with Dame Marie Rambert, excerpts from Nijinsky's diaries read by John Hurt, and a choreographic interpretation of his life danced by Nicholas Johnson (Nijinsky), Gideon Avrahami (Diaghilev), and Kate Harrison (Nijinsky's wife Romola) to the music of Sergei Rakhmaninov's Vespers, op. 37.
  • Title on frame: Nijinsky: God of the dance. Telecast of the BBC television series, Omnibus.
  • A co-production of BBC-TV and R. M. Productions, Munich. Written and directed by Colin Nears. Script editor: Richard Buckle. Narration: Michael Hordern and the voices of David Wood, Janet Burnell, and Lewis Stringer. Choreography: Jonathan Taylor. Costumes: Pat Fisher.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-2538
God of the dance [videorecording]
Local Subject
Motion pictures. God of the dance.
Television. Omnibus.
Added Author
Johnson, Nicholas, dancer.
Avrahami, Gideon, dancer.
Harrison, Kate, dancer.
Hurt, John, 1940-2017, speaker.
Hordern, Michael, 1911-1995. Narrator
Rambert, Marie. Interviewee
Taylor, Jonathan, choreographer.
Nears, Colin. Author. Director
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Composer
Buckle, Richard. Editor
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-2538
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