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Patricia Wilde Coaching Excerpts From Raymonda Variations (2 Ballerina Variations, Pas De Deux)

Streaming Video - 1996
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Patricia Wilde, who created the principal ballerina's role in George Balanchine's Raymonda variations (then titled Valses et variations) for the New York City Ballet in 1961, coaches young dancers in the two ballerina variations and pas de deux from the ballet. In the interview sections, she analyzes details of the choreography, describes how Balanchine taught specific steps and movements, and discusses the relationship between his teaching and his choreography. She also recalls the ballet's first performance, and compares it to his previous ballets Raymonda (1946), staged with Alexandra Danilova for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and Pas de dix, first presented by New York City Ballet in 1955.


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