Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina Assoluta

Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina Assoluta

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Product Details

Release Date: 12/13/2005
UPC: 0089948434399
Source: Video Artists Int'l
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:14:00
Sales rank: 36,268

Special Features

Swan Lake: Black Swan Pas de Deux (L'Heure de Concert/1958, with Igor Youskevitch); Pas de Quatre (Bell Telephone Hour/1960, with Melissa Hayden, Nora Kaye, and Mia Slavenska)

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina Assoluta
2. Swan Lake: Black Swan Pas de Deux [9:51]
3. Romeo & Juliet: Bedroom Scene [4:09]
4. Giselle: Act II Pas de Deux [8:04]
5. Coppélia: Dr. Coppélius and the Doll (Swanilda) [3:02]
6. Don Quixote: Act III Pas de Deux [5:31]
7. Pas de Quatre [6:06]
8. La Fille Mal Gardée: Lisette Keeps Her Love a Secret [4:42]
9. Oedipus Rex: Bedroom Scene [5:21]
10. La Péri [6:15]
11. Carmen Suite: Variation & Habanera [6:07]

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Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina Assoluta 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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A compilation of performances from 1963 to 1985 includes many of Alonso’s most celebrated roles. These range from Giselle, Swan Lake, Don Quixote & Coppélia, Romeo & Juliet, and others. She is joined by members of her company, The Ballet Nacional de Cuba. As bonuses are performances from the CBC (with Igor Youskevitch,1958) and Bell Telephone Hour (with Melissa Hayden, Nora Kaye & Mia Slavenska, 1960). 74 min., Color, B&W. Playable in all regions. Swan Lake: Black Swan Pas de Deux Music: Tchaikovsky Choreography: Alicia Alonso, after Petipa Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky, Hugo Guffanti 1968 Romeo & Juliet: Bedroom Scene Music: Berlioz Choreography: Alicia Alonso Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky 1970 Giselle: Act II Pas de Deux Music: Adam Choreography: Alicia Alonso, after Coralli & Perrot Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky 1963 Don Quixote: Act III Pas de Deux Music: Minkus Choreography: Alicia Alonso, after Petipa & Obukhov Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky 1968 Pas De Quatre Music: Pugni Choreography: Alicia Alonso, after Perrot Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Mirta Plá, Loipa Araújo, Aurora Busch 1968 La Fille Mal Gardée: Lisette Keeps Her Love a Secret Music: Hertel Choreography: Alicia Alonso, after Dauberval Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky 1968 Oedipus Rex Bedroom Scene Music: Brouwer Choreography: Alicia Alonso & Jorge Lefebre Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Jorge Esquivel 1971 La Peri Music: Burgmüller Choreograhy: Alberto Méndez Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Jorge Esquivel 1985 Carmen Suite: Variations & Habanera Music: Shchedrin, after Bizet Choreography: Alicia Alonso Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky 1968 All with Ballet National de Cuba National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba Manuel Duchesne Cuzán conductor Bonuses Swan Lake: Black Swan Pas de Deux Music: Tchaikovsky Choreography: Petipa Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Igor Youskevitch Orchestre de Radio-Canada, Jean Beaudet December 4, 1958 Pas de Quatre Music: Pugni Choreography: Anton Dolin, after Perrot Dancers: Alicia Alonso, Melissa Hayden, Nora Kaye, Mia Slavenska Bell Telephone Hour Orchesta/Voorhees April 1, 1960