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Delibes: Coppelia / Kirov Ballet

Delibes / Shapchits / Vilimamus
Release Date: 06/27/2006 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4068  
Composer:  Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Alexandre Viliumanis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theater Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Running Time: 91 minutes
Region Code: 1
Picture Format: NTSC
Audio: Dolby 2.0
Color: Color

Starring: IRINA SHAPCHITS, MIKHAIL ZAVIALOV, PETR RUSANOV, ELVIRA TARASOVA
Conductor: ALEXANDRE VILIUMANIS
Composer: LEO DELIBES

Coppélia is a classical ballet in the true sense, and with its touch of East European folklore, continues to enjoy worldwide popularity. It combines the romance between Swanilda and Franz with the story of the doll-maker Coppelius, whose greatest desire is to create a doll with a soul. Franz immediately falls in love with Coppélia, who he thinks is real, but eventually recognizes is just a doll. He returns to Swanilda, after which the final
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Works on This Recording

1. Coppélia by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Alexandre Viliumanis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 

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