Maya Plisetskaya: Diva of Dance

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 ...
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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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/21/2006
  • UPC: 880242549389
  • Source: Euroarts
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Time: 1:11:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 54,018

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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Menu

Disc #1 -- Maya Plisetskaya: Diva of Dance
   In Performance
   In Conversation
   Trailers
      Mozart: The Great Mass
      Abbado in Lucerne
      Yehudi Menuhin: Concert Magic
      Yehudi Menuhin Plays Mendelssohn
   Subtitles
      English
      Deutsch
      Français
      Español
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