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Prokofiev - Cinderella / Lyon National Opera Ballet / Orchestra
Prokofiev - Cinderella / Lyon National Opera Ballet / Orchestra
Actors: Jayne Plaisted, Maguy Marin
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     2005     1hr 28min

A Ballet By Maguy Marin. Music by Sergei Prokofiev. Lyon National Opera Ballet, Lyon National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Yakov Kreisberg. Dancers: Francoise Jouillie, Dominique Laine, Jayne Plaisted. Maguy Marin's highly ...  more »

     
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Actors: Jayne Plaisted, Maguy Marin
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Dance, Educational, Classical, Ballet & Dance
Studio: Kultur Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 01/25/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 28min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
Edition: Classical
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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A Masterpiece of Creative Interpretation!
M. F TERRIS | Miami, FL USA | 04/24/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Marin and the Lyon National Opera Ballet have brought unique insight, humor, and to Prokofiev's musical joy, Cinderella. They have breathed new life into the tale, now seen through the eyes of a young girl as the dance of her dolls in their dollhouse. BLee correctly states that the faces of the dancers are hidden beneath their dolls' masks; some perform as wooden dolls -- others as dolls of cloth and china. But far from detracting from the individuality of the dancers, Marin has provided each "doll" with distinctive movements and steps enhancing and expressing that character's individuality. It is comparable in insight and creative power to Kylian's L'Enfant et les Sortileges.

I have bought and watched this disc on HDTV with a 5.1 channel audio system. The image is clear and sharp (though only 4:3), and the colors vibrant despite the 1989 recording date. Its sound quality is rich despite the limitations of dolby 2.0. By contrast, the Shilling/Berlin Comic DVD of Cinderella is a disaster -- with washed out images and sound. Though well danced and choreographed, it lacks Marin's originality and genius."
Amazing Masterpiece
Tsuki | Silver Spring, MD | 10/09/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Quirky yes but this take on a classic brings me many memories, i love the interpretation, this is a must have!"