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Great Stars Of Russian Ballet Vol 4

Release Date: 03/22/2011 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4533  
Composer:  Aram Khachaturian
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The fourth volume in this series of spectacular performances includes Spartacus (Vasiliev), Don Quixote (Semenyaka and Baryshnikov), Swan Lake - Black Swan pas de deux (Tayakina and Kovtun), The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Kolpakova and Selutsky), and much more. Historic performances, 1968-1992. 95 minutes, color, mono, 4:3, All regions.

Complete program:

1. Spartacus: Act I Finale (6:37)
Music: Aram Khachaturian; Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Solo Dancer: Vladimir Vasiliev / 1972

2. Gayne: Pas de deux (4:52)
Music: Aram Khatchaturian; Choreography: Aleksei Chichinadze
Dancers: Margarita Drozdova and Vadim Tedeev / 1975

3. The Duel
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Music: Valery Gavrilin; Choreography: Boris Eifman
Dancers: Valentina Morozova and Andrei Gordeev / 1987

4. Spanish Dance (3:39)
Music: Jules Massenet; Choreography: Vitaliy Timofeev
Dancers: NinaTimofeeva and Valery Anisimov / 1981

5. Swan Lake: Act III – Black Swan pas de deux (10:03)
Music: P.I. Tchaikovsky; Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Dancers: Tatyana Tayakina and Valery Kovtun / 1977

6. The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (6:24)
Music: Boris Asafyev; Choreography: Pyotr Gusev
Dancers: Irina Kolpakova and Gennady Selutsky / 1981

7. Le Corsaire: Pas de deux (7:19)
Music: Adolphe Adam; Choreography: Marius Petipa
Dancers: Nadezhda Gracheva and Alexander Vetrov / 1992

8. Grand Pas Classique (9:01)
Music: Daniel Auber; Choreography: Victor Gzovsky
Dancers: Tatyana Paliy and Vladimir Malakhov / 1991

9. Raymonda: Grand Pas classique hongrois (5:08)
Music: Alexander Glazunov; Choreography: Marius Petipa
Solo Dancers: Gabriela Komleva and Evgeny Neff / 1983

10. Ivan the Terrible (9:13)
Music: Sergei Prokofiev; Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Dancers: Natalia Bessmertnova and Yuri Vladimirov / 1978

11. La Esmeralda: Pas de deux (5:55)
Music: Cesare Pugni; Choreography: Marius Petipa
Dancers: Tatyana Tayakina and Valery Kovtun / 1976

12. Romeo and Juliet: Balcony Scene (4:47)
Music: Sergei Prokofiev; Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Dancers: Nadezhda Gracheva and Yuri Vasyuchenko / 1992

13. Leda and the Swan (10:59)
Music: Gustave Mahler; Choreography: Natalia Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilev
Dancers: Ludmila Vasilieva and Vladimir Malakhov / 1991

14. Don Quixote: Pas de deux (8:00)
Music: Ludwig (Léon) Minkus; Choreography: Alexander Gorsky, after Petipa
Dancers: Lyudmila Semenyaka and Mikhail Baryshnikov / 1968
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Works on This Recording

Spartacus: Adagio - Excerpt(s) by Aram Khachaturian
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954/1968; USSR 

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