The Art of the Pas de Deux

The Art of the Pas de Deux

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This compilation presents more than a dozen legendary dancers in some of the most celebrated pas de deux in the ballet repertoire. DVD includes excerpts from Romeo and Juliet, Raymonda, Firebird, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, Cinderella, performed by Galina Ulanova, Maria Tallchief, Rudolf Nureyev, Maya Plisetskaya, Vladimir Vasiliev, Margot Fonteyn, Michael Somes, Alicia Alonso, Azari Plisetsky, Erik Bruhn, Lupe Serrano, Jacques D’Amboise, Patricia McBride, and others.

Prokofieff: Romeo and Juliet (1954)
The Scene in Juliet’s Bedroom
Galina Ulanova and Yuri Zhdanov
Choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky

Helsted & Paulli: Flower Festival in Genzano (1962)
Maria Tallchief and Rudolf Nureyev
Choreography by Erik Bruhn, after Bournonville

Shchedrin: The Little Humpbacked Horse (1961)
The Queen-Maiden and Ivan
Maya Plisetskaya and Vladimir Vasiliev
Choreography by Alexander Radunsky

Glazunov: Raymonda – Act I Pas de Deux (1993)
Nina Ananiashvili and Aleksei Fadeyechev
Choreography by Petipa revised by Yuri Grigorovich

Stravinsky: Firebird - The Prince & the Firebird (1963)
Dame Margot Fonteyn and Michael Somes
Choreography by Michel Fokine

Adam: Giselle – Act II Pas de Deux (1963)
Alicia Alonso and Azari Plisetsky
Choreography by Alicia Alonso after Coralli and Perrot

Shchedrin: Carmen Suite (1969)
Carmen / Don José Pas de Deux
Maya Plisetskaya and Nikolai Fadeyechev
Choreography by Alberto Alonso

Minkus: Don Quixote - Grand Pas (1961)
Maria Tallchief and Erik Bruhn
Choreography by Petipa

Khachaturian: Spartacus (1977)
The Reunion of Spartacus and Phrygia
Natalia Bessmertnova and Vladimir Vasiliev
Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake - Black Swan Pas de Deux (1960)
Lupe Serrano and Jacques D’Amboise
Choreography by Petipa / Ivanov

Prokofieff: Cinderella (1957)
Cinderella and the Prince
Dame Margot Fonteyn and Michael Somes
Choreography by Sir Frederick Ashton

Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux (1984)
Patricia McBride and Reid Olson
Choreography by George Balanchine



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