The Dying Swan choreographed by Mikhail Fokine 1905
Carnival of Animals: Swan by Camille Saint-Saëns.
First of all Music Composed by Camille Saint-Saëns always makes my heart beat.
Second of all when I watch Anna dance I am saddened by the absence of true passion that I sometimes see in ballet performed today.
Anna WAS a swan in her performance, she was not a woman dancing like a swan, in mind, or of competition, but for the spirit of what makes the animal so symbolically beautiful. Natural. They just don’t do it like the
I highly recommend listening to the classic tunes of George Gershwin (& Ira). Though he did spend time creating music fit to the 1920’s, Georges main accomplishment was establishing a controversial link between Jazz and Blues music with Classical music. The man lived and breathed music, and ultimately died it. He was a musical genius and a perfect example of early established dreams and life long commitment.