Kingdom of the Shades 1900
Posted 14 May 2003 - 06:53 AM
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Posted 31 May 2003 - 02:14 PM
Carbro -- I think the movement you mention is too detailed to be included in the notation made in 1900, although the Bayadere notations are very detailed, relatively speaking. I can dig them out and check when I have a moment.
Grace -- the notations are in the Stepanov dance notation system, used in St. Petersburg at the turn of the 20th century. The Bayadere notations are based on the December 1900 revival by Petipa. These are the main documents upon which the Kirov has based their recent reconstruction.
Posted 06 June 2003 - 12:54 PM
(Will see a live performance in London on August 2nd).
The main difference is surely the 4th act. The whole grandeur and drama of Petipas Coreography - so long buried - took me completely by surprise. I love this 4th act so much I watch it at least once a week.
Posted 10 July 2003 - 10:28 AM
With all good wishes
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