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Russian Dance: Summer

Esteemed Readers, this is another Russian dance performed by our famour Igor Moiseev’s Dance Group. Enjoy the performance!🎉🎉🎉 Maria KethuProfumo

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Louis XIV Asks New Riddles I

Esteemed Readers, this year we return to our historical background & guess riddles from a French book of 1716. Good luck! 😊 Hint: the first riddle is dedicated to a well-known & widely used field plant. “In the field & … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, it is the end of the year, so here are some brief but extraordinary tidings of the Thirty Years’ War period (1618-1648). On my behalf, I wish you the year like these news: full of entrances & treasure … Continue reading

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Russian Dances: Winter

Esteemed Readers, we have had a wonderful ballet season, so I would like to suggest you to continue our acquaintance with the Russian dance. Why not to begin it right before the New Year?😁🎄🥂 For the festive mood I present … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: The Afternoon Of A Faun

“The Afternoon of a Faun” (1912) based on the music by Claude Debussy was a  successful short ballet performed in the frames of “the Russian Seasons” in Paris. This short, light flirting dancing impromptu staging in the Ancient Greece environment … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: The Blue God

Esteemed Readers, today I would like to present you another short Oriental stylized ballet from Diaghilev’s Russian Seasons (1909 -1929) which was not appreciated by the audience of that time. In fact, it is a real treasure with rich decorations … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: The Firebird

The Firebird (1910) is a short ballet composed by Igor Stravinskij. It is another gem performed during Diaghilev’s Russian Seasons (1909 -1929). The libretto is based on our traditional fairy-tales where the Firebird, (Phoenix for other cultures) is a a … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: The Polovtsian Dances

“The Russian Seasons” (1909-1929) arranged by Sergej Diaghilev (1872 -1929) in Paris contained plenty of Russian ballet’s gems. We mean not only full ballets. There were so-called one-act performances that might challenge our famous dancing masterpieces. “The Polovtsian Dances”, a … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: Scheherazade

The Scheherazade (1910) is a fairy ballet by Mikhail Fokin based on a symphonic suite by Nikolaj Rimskij-Korsakov. It was one of fabulous Russian ballet included in so called “Russian Seasons” arranged by Sergei Diaghilev in Paris . In fact, this … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: The Magic Mirror 1903

Esteemed Readers, first of all, I would like to apologize for my delays with posting. New live environment needs time. I will do my best to be more precise from a new month. 😊 Today I would like to tell … Continue reading

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