Issue 93: The Sugar Plum Fairy and the Bicycle

Olga Preobrazhenskaya as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Nikolai Legat as Prince Coqueluche in the Grand pas de deux in the original production of The Nutcracker. Imperial Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, c. 1900 (picture from Wikipedia article Nutcracker Suite)



Here’s the┬ávideo for this post. Short. Sweet. I like it because he included the sampled sounds at the end of the clip.


Here’s the Disney Fantasia version for comparison. I think I prefer the bicycle one!


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