Maya Plisetskaya: Diva of Dance

Maya Plisetskaya: Diva of Dance

     
 

Bolshoi Theatre prima ballerina assoluta Maya Plisetskaya displays her skillful balance of remarkable dance and intense dramatic expression in a collection of excerpts and complete performances showcasing the very best of the acclaimed dancer's impressive body of work. An enduring figure in the world of dance who performed as late in her career as the eve of her… See more details below

Overview

Bolshoi Theatre prima ballerina assoluta Maya Plisetskaya displays her skillful balance of remarkable dance and intense dramatic expression in a collection of excerpts and complete performances showcasing the very best of the acclaimed dancer's impressive body of work. An enduring figure in the world of dance who performed as late in her career as the eve of her eightieth birthday, Plisetskaya offers reflections on her rich career as excerpts from Raymonda, Swan Lake, Isadora among others, and complete performances of Bach Prelude, The Dying Swan, and Bolero offer visual proof as to just why her reputation of a world class artist is so well founded.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/21/2006
UPC:
0880242549389
Source:
Euroarts
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
1:11:00
Sales rank:
31,464

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Maya Plisetskaya: Diva of Dance
1. Prélude (J.S. Bach) [6:38]
2. Excerpts From: Raymonda (Glazunov) [7:03]
3. Excerpts From: Carmen Suite (Bizet/Shchedrin) [3:43]
4. Excerpts From: Romeo and Juliet (Prokofiev) [9:47]
5. Excerpts From: Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky) [2:45]
6. Excerpts From: Don Quixote (Minkus) [5:59]
7. The Dying Swan (Saint-Saëns) [3:16]
8. Excerpts From: Spartacus (Khachaturian) [6:10]
9. Excerpts From: Laurencia (Krein) [1:22]
10. Excerpts From: Walpurgis Night (Gounod) [2:47]
11. Excerpts From: Isadora (Various Composers) [1:11]
12. Excerpts From: Boléro (Ravel) [:00]
1. Introduction [1:15]
2. Childhood [1:22]
3. Raymonda [2:05]
4. Don Quixote [1:40]
5. Adapting Dance to Music [:45]
6. Prélude [1:54]
7. First Encounter With Rodison Shchedrin [1:48]
8. Walpurgis Night [1:17]
9. Swan Lake [1:57]
10. Mao and Stalin [4:21]
11. Romeo and Juliet [2:21]
12. Spartacus [3:16]
13. Carmen [7:40]
14. A Fruitful Partnership [3:08]
15. Boléro [5:45]
16. Isadora [1:31]
17. Friendship With Pierre Cardin [3:54]
18. The Dying Swan [3:07]
19. Maya - A Real Human Being [3:33]

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