LEBEDINOE OZERO

Latest update on 18/04/2014

Artist: Bolshoi Theatre Ensemble
Author: Peter Iljitsj Tsjaikovski
Year: 1876

Ballet in four acts, Op. 20, better known as Swan Lake or Le Lac des cygnes. Based upon a German fairytale. First public performance under direction of Semen Riabov with the dancers Pelegaya Karpakova (as Odette) and Stanislav Gillert (as Siegfried). Choreography by Julius Reisinger.

Covers:

1895:

Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov [new version created after Tchaikovsky's death in the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg; this version is regarded as pinnacle and ballet masterpiece]

1958:

Ray Conniff [as Theme From Swan Lake Ballet]

1961:

Barbara Long

1963:

Cougars [as Saturday Night At The Duck Pond]

1963:

René & The Alligators [as Black Swan]

1968:

Cats [(UK) as Swan Lake; reggae hit]

1969:

Wallace Collection [in Daydream; n°1 B]

1969:

Claude François [covering Daydream as Rêveries; hit Fr]

1970:

Gunter Kallman Chor [as Daydream; often sampled afterwards]

1972:

Montego Melon

1979:

Madness [inspired by the Cats' version]

1979:

Public Image Ltd [guitar riff in Death Disco]

2001:

Beta Band [sample Daydream in Squares]

2001:

Paul Michiels [idem]

2003:

Brave Combo [as Swan Lake]

2005:

Guru [elements in Hood Dreamin']

2006:

Lupe Fiasco feat. Jill Scott [as Daydreamin']

The Daydream motiv appears on four occasions: in Act I - Finale N°9, Act II - Scène N°10 & N°14 and in Act IV - Scène finale N°29.

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