Patricia Demers: Heaven upon Earth: The Form of Moral and Religious Children's Literature, to 1850
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...Ballet-wise, I mean. This is "Gopak" (or "Hopak"), an excerpt from the ballet Taras Bulba, performed by Gennadi Saveliev.
And here's slo-mo of the leap he first performs around :20, so you can see what exactly he's doing:
May 25, 2011 in Arts, Scattered Musings | Permalink
Amazing! Just a few months ago, we took our children to see a performance of "The Nutcracker" by the Moscow Ballet Theater and what I found so interesting (not being very knowledgeable about ballet) is how much more focused on men and male athleticism Russian ballet is versus the female-centric ballet we're accostomed to in America and western Europe.
May 28, 2011 at 03:21 PM
Just wonderful. Thanks.
Tjoeks Reynhardt |
May 30, 2011 at 12:32 PM
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