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Added by: Alan Titherington
Added on: 27/9/2010 15:58
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MacMillan: Triple Bill (Royal Ballet)

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Running Time: 114 mins
Retail Price: £24.99
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Content Type: Musical Recording

Kenneth MacMillan's vision has been vital in shaping The Royal Ballet's style and repertory, and what better way to appreciate his art than with this rare chance to experience three contrasting works in a single performance. Abstract, dramatic, humorous - this programme gives a wonderfully varied introduction not just to MacMillan's work but to the beauty and dramatic power of ballet itself. Concerto, to Shostakovich's Second Piano Concerto, contrasts moments of exuberance and elegiac reflection. The Judas Tree places a single woman among 13 men to enact a harrowing event that is recognizably contemporary but with biblical overtones. Elite Syncopations completes the programme with a sparkling evocation of a dance hall that brings ragtime rhythms to the dance, and a ragtime band to the stage.

Special Features:
Introductions to each ballet

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Video Tracks:
16:9 Anamorphic

Audio Tracks:
LPCM Stereo

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(all for Introductions only)

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