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Ballets that should be done!!

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Yes. Roland Petit for the ballet of the Paris Opera. I didn't see it myself but I don't get the impressionn that it was a great success.

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Thanks, Aylmer. Some Googling turned up the following: Petit's version had a score by Marcel Landowski. It premiered in 1980, at the Palais Garner, well before Lloyd Webber's version.

Leads were danced by Peter Schauffus, Dominique Khalfouni, Patrick Dupond, Jacques Namont, and Sylvie Clavier.

Has anyone here seen the Petit ballet? Or heard the score?

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How about King Lear? Okay maybe I'm not impartial since I am named after a character in King Lear. Actually, Twelfth Night would make a better ballet than Lear. It would have more opportunities for pas de duex and variations, not unlike Ashton's A Midsummer NIght's Dream. Plus who wouldn't want to see more female to male cross-dressing in ballets. :thumbsup:

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