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Makarova's Don Q


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#1 silvy

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Posted 27 January 2004 - 05:33 AM

someone described to me a tape of Makarova dancing Don Q after her child had been born, as being a very good version. I wonder if this tape is commercially available somewhere? Or was it only showed on TV?

Would be very very interested in getting it.

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#2 glebb

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Posted 27 January 2004 - 05:38 AM

I've seen a video of Makarova in Don Q Pas before the birth of her child. I saw Makarova perform the Baryshnikov full length at the MET with Bujones soon after the birth of her son and she danced amazingly. I did not know that there is a video of her in the full length version.

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Posted 27 January 2004 - 06:01 AM

i am assuming the ref. here is to the DON QUIXOTE PAS DE DEUX
here's one televised version listed in n.y.pub.lib.for perf. arts.
there might also have been another, on a one-time annual event called GALA OF STARS, if mem. serves it might even be w/ NM and A.Godunov, but i'm not sure about that.
in any case these are televised performances but not commercially available ones.
i forget when makarova's son was born.

ABT: Live from Lincoln Center1978.: Telecast on WNET-TV's Live from Lincoln Center in May, 1978.
Executive producer: John Goberman. Producer: Emile Ardolino. Director: Kirk Browning. Intermission director: Robert Schwartz. Writer: Tobi Tobias. Host: Robert McNeill. Performed by American Ballet Theatre.
[NB: this is the DON Q segment, i've left off the other items]
*Don Quixote: Grand pas de deux. Choreography: After Marius Petipa. Music: Ludwig Minkus. Danced by Natalia Makarova, and Fernando Bujones

#4 Mme. Hermine

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Posted 27 January 2004 - 06:35 AM

that i recall, i think her son was born in the beginning of 1977


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