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In the course of the documentary there are pieces of some of the most memorable works Balanchine created performed by American prima ballerinas who were his muses, wives and treasure of american ballet history.
Being that ballet is visual art and in a sense pagan since there is no way to "memorize" each movement - one can only improvise on creations of others or create new pieces, this documentary is important document to the legacy of one man's work that created performing art with american tradition.
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Wonderful. The excerpts from the many ballets were perfectly enchantingPublished 13 months ago by ML
Balanchine was a genius! I've seen it many times and enjoy it very much every time!Published 15 months ago by A. MARIA RC
Loved watching the history, background, and clips of ballet.
Learned a lot and it was a glimpse into genius.
Balanchine was the Russian who brought his ballet to America to blend the two styles of ballet into the dance he both choreographed, taught, and created for us with just the right... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Miriomnibus
I ordered 3 Balanchine videos and this was by far the best of them all!!! Highly recommend to others who want to see a great video about this man.Published on May 13, 2013 by S. L. Walther
This is simply amazing! Extremely well produced, with long video clips of Balanchine ballets. I couldn't stop watching! Thank God for the people who captured these ballets! Read morePublished on November 10, 2012 by iloveequus
Loved the many comments by Balanchine himself. Having enjoyed many of his ballets and reading Bernard Taper's Biography over the years, this was a wonderful blend of the master's... Read morePublished on March 17, 2012 by MJC
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