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|Ballet Favorites / Baryshnikov Eagling Kolpakova|
Actors: Lesley Collier, Anthony Dowell, Cynthia Harvey, Natalya Makarova, Mikhail Baryshnikov
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
Ballet Favorites features many stunning ballet sequences on one DVD-Video. This spectacular compilation showcases the talent of many of the greatest dancers of recent years, filmed at the world?s leading venues, and combin... more »
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A FINE GIFT
drkhimxz | Freehold, NJ, USA | 09/07/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)
"These excerpts are all taken from larger works, mostly available on DVD when last I looked. There is a variation of length among them with Baryshnikov's American Ballet Theater production of his Don Quixote being given star placement; this fine potpourri of Ballet ends with its complete first act.
Since most aficionados of dance will have the complete performances, I believe the appropriate audience would be comprised of those who might like dance if they only saw something of it or those who have seen some appealing ballets and would like to know where to start in building a collection (or, hopefully, going to live performances).
Color is excellent as are the sets and, as a bonus, we get the news that Romeo and Juliet slept with each other, rising from bed for a fine Pas De Deux before Romeo slips out the window.