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Nureyev as Florimund


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#1 silvy

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Posted 24 October 2003 - 08:10 AM

I have never seen Nureyev as Florimund (except for the variation in the tape "Firestone dances"). What video would you recommend to me of him dancing the complete "Beauty"?

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Posted 24 October 2003 - 09:14 AM

if mem. serves there's only ONE. it's a 90-min. tape truncating his full prod. and perf. w/ national ballet of canada. (to be sure the cuts more or less affect dances other than nureyev's own.)
he also dances act 3 w/ lynn seymour in 'i am a dancer'

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Posted 24 October 2003 - 09:20 AM

Yes, the 1972 National Ballet of Canada production is the one I have. The ballerina is Veronica Tennant. Karin Kain and Frank Augustyn dance the Bluebird variation. Wonderful closeups of Nureyev dancing some solo pieces. I also enjoyed 'I Am A Dancer' but would recommend the one with Veronica Tennant. Tango


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