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Nina Ananiashvili & International Stars, Vol 1

Ananiashvili,Nina
Release Date: 06/10/2003 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4241  
Composer:  Carl Maria von WeberEduard HelstedPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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NINA ANANIASHVILI & INTERNATIONAL STARS, VOL. 1
In 1991, a troupe of international ballet stars, headed by the brilliant young Russian ballerina Nina Ananiashvili, visited Japan, presenting a program which underscored the considerable talents of a new generation of virtuoso dancers. Program includes Le Spectre de la Rose, The Dying Swan, Scenes from Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, The Flower Festival at Genzano, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, La Bayadère, La Sylphide, Giselle, Don Quixote, and others. Dancers include Farukh Ruzimatov, Rose Gad, Yury Posokhov, Vadim Pisarev, and Aleksei Fadeechev. The 21st Century Orchestra; Aleksandr Sotnikov, conductor. Live Performance, December 3, 1991. Color, Stereo, 141 minutes.
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NINA ANANIASHVILI & International Stars, Part 1
In addition to excerpts listed below, other excerpts feature artists of the Bolshoi Ballet, the Royal Danish Ballet, and the Leningrad Kirov Ballet. Sotnikov conducts. 57 minutes. (Color, Stereo)

1. Le Spectre de la Rose (Nina Ananiashvili, Farukh Ruzimatov)
2. Swan Lake: Act II Grand adage (Irma Nioradze, Yury Posokhov)
3. Le Corsair: Pas d'esclave (Inna Dorofeeva, Vadim Pisarev)
4. Flower Festival at Genanzo: Pas de deux (Rose Gad, Alexander Kølpin)
5. The Sleeping Beauty: Act III Grand pas de deux (Nina Ananiashvili, Aleksei Fadeechev)

NINA ANANIASHVILI & International Stars, Part 2
In addition to excerpts listed below, other excerpts feature artists of the Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Leningrad Kirov Ballet, Sotnikov conducts. 84 minutes.

1. The Dying Swan (Nina Ananiashvili)
2. The Nutckacker: Act II Grand pas de deux (Inna Dorofeeva, Vadim Pisarev)
3. La Bayadère: Variation (Tatyana Terekhova)
4. La Sylphide: Pas de deux (Rose Gad, Alexander Kølpin)
5. Swan Lake: Act III Grand pas de deux (Tatyana Terekhova, Yury Posokhov)
6. Moods (Nina Ananiashvili, Aleksei Fadeechev)
7. Gopak (Vadim Pisarev)
8. Giselle: Act II Pas de deux (Irma Nioradze, Yury Posokhov)
9. Don Quixote: Grand Pas (Nina Ananiashvili, Farukh Ruzimatov, Irma Nioradze, Rose Gad)
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Works on This Recording

1. Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65 by Carl Maria von Weber
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Dresden, Germany 
Notes: Orchestrated by Berlioz. 
2. Flower Festival in Genzano: Pas de deux by Eduard Helsted
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858 
3. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 28, Act 3 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
4. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
5. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14a, Act 2 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
6. Les Sylphides: Excerpt(s) by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
7. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 20a, Act 3 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
8. Giselle: Act 2 - Pas de deux by Adolphe Adam
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
9. Don Quixote: Grand pas de deux by Léon Fyodorovich Minkus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 

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