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Great Stars Of Russian Ballet Vol 1


Release Date: 03/15/2011 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4530  
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 35 Mins. 

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A series of spectacular performances of ballet classics and modern works. The first volume includes The Dying Swan (Plisetskaya), the Black Swan pas de deux from Swan Lake (Plisetskaya & Kovtun), the Béjart Romeo and Juliet (Maximova & Vasiliev), Don Quixote (Timofeeva & Godunov), and much more.

Historic performances, 1971 – 1983. 95 minutes, color, mono, 4:3, All regions.

1. The Dying Swan (3:27)
Music: Camille Saint-Saëns;
Choreography: Mikhail Fokine
Dancer: Maya Plisetskaya / 1975


2. Mazurka (3:02)
Music: Alexander Scriabin;
Choreography: Kasyan Goleizovsky
Dancer: Ekaterina Maximova / 1972


3.
Read more Melody: Pas de deux (3:44)
Music: C. W. Gluck;
Choreography: Asaf Messerer
Dancers: Marina Kondratiyev and Maris Liepa / 1978


4. Le Bayadère: Pas de deux (10:58)
Music: Ludwig (Léon) Minkus;
Choreography: Marius Petipa
Dancers: Nadezhda Pavlova and Vyacheslav Gordeeev / 1979


5. Swan Lake: Act II - Pas de deux (7:00)
Music: P. I. Tchaikovsky;
Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Dancers: Maya Plisetskaya and Valery Kovtun / 1973


6. Swan Lake: Act III - Black Swan pas de deux (9:32)
Music: P. I. Tchaikovsky;
Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Dancers: Maya Plisetskaya and Valery Kovtun / 1973


7. Narcissus and Echo – Solo (4:50)
Music: Nikolai Tcherepnin;
Choreography: Kasyan Goleizovsky
Dancer: Vladimir Vasiliev / 1971


8. La Esmeralda: Pas de deux (6:59)
Music: Cesare Pugni;
Choreography: Agrippina Vaganova, after Petipa
Dancers: Tatyana Terekhova and Nikolay Kovmir / 1983


9. Don Quixote: Pas de deux (7:32)
Music: Ludwig (Léon) Minkus;
Choreography: Alexander Gorsky, after Petipa
Dancers: Nina Timofeeva and Alexander Godunov / 1976


10. Legend of Love: Pas de deux (5:30)
Music: Arif Melikov;
Choreography: Yury Grigorovich
Dancers: Lyudmila Semenyaka and Alexander Bogatirev / 1978


11. Romeo and Juliet: Pas de deux (13:29)
Music: Hector Berlioz;
Choreography: Maurice Béjart
Dancers: Ekaterina Maximova and Vladimir Vasiliev / 1979


12. Giselle: Act II - Pas de deux (11:21)
Music: Adolphe Adam;
Choreography: Marius Petipa, after Coralli and Perrot
Dancers: Tatyana Tayakina and Valery Kovtun / 1977


13. Le Corsaire: Pas de deux (6:05)
Music: Adolphe Adam;
Choreography: Marius Petipa
Dancers: Margarita Drozdova and Vadim Teleev / 1975
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