Favorite Michelle Kwan Programs?

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  1. SkateBlades17

    SkateBlades17 New Member

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    What are your favorite Michelle Kwan programs?

    Mine are these below.
    competitive- Lyra Angelic and her short program from 97-98 season
    Ex- Dante's Prayer and Fields of Gold
     
  2. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Épaulement!!!

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    The Feeling Begins--a runaway favorite
    Miraculous Mandarin
    Fields of Gold
     
  3. falling_dance

    falling_dance D. Murakami's Newest Fan

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    Competitive: A Day in the Life, The Red Violin, The Miraculous Mandarin
    Exhibition: Fields of Gold
     
  4. paskatefan

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    Salome, Lyra Angelica, Romanza, The Feeling Begins, Concierto de Aranjuez, Totentanz

    Dante's Prayer, Winter, Hands, Pocahontas, East of Eden, Fields of Gold, You Can Fly, Reflection (from Mulan) ...
     
  5. floskate

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    SP: DoD, Rach, Romanza, EoE
    LP: Rondo, Salome, Taj Mahal, Lyra, Ariane
    EX: Beautiful World, EoE (World Pro version), FoG, Dante's Prayer, Hands, Winter, Pocahontas
     
  6. Katarzyna

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    I really, really liked fields of gold. :)
     
  7. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    I love almost them all.
    My favorite performance : Song of the black Swan 2001 Worlds LP (and Fields of Gold 2002 Olympics)
    My favorite LP : Lyra Angelica
    My favorite SP : Spartacus (The feeling begins, Dream of Desdemona...)
    My favorite Exhibition : Dante's Prayer and Kissing you
     
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  8. orbitz

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    SP: Romanza, Spartacus (Nationals' version)
    LP: SOTBW (Worlds' version)
    Exhibition: FOG (Salt Lake)

    I kind of like the version of Schez that MK performed at the Goodwill Game. I wish she had kept most of that choreography.
     
  9. orientalplane

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    Ariane and The Red Violin.
     
  10. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    When I read the title of this thread, the first thought that came to my mind was: All of them.

    Upon further analysis, I came with a list of those I liked more than others.

    1994 LP- East of Eden & the Man from Snowy River

    1995 LP- Rondo Capricioso

    1996 SP- Romanza

    1997 LP- Taj Mahal

    1998 LP- Lyra Angelica
    1998 SP- Rachmaninoff

    2000LP- The Red Violin

    2001 LP- Song of the Black Swan

    2002 SP- Rachmaninoff

    2003 SP- The feeling begins
    2003 LP- Aranjuez

    2004 SP- Spartacus
    2004 LP- Tosca

    I am sure that I am off on some of the years

    Exhibtions (listing separately because I don't remember all the years):

    Dante's Prayer
    The Red Violin
    East of Eden
    You raise me up
    Les Miserables
    Winter (Tory Amos)
    Rush SP- did not skate in a competition (?)


    I am sure I am forgetting some.
     
  11. falling_dance

    falling_dance D. Murakami's Newest Fan

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    She skated that short program at SC and Masters of Figure Skating in the fall of 2000.
     
  12. kwanatic

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    So difficult!

    All of her programs from 1996-1998 were masterpieces.

    1999: Ariane
    2000: Red Violin
    2001: everything was great that year
    2003: TFB, Aranjuez
    2004: Tosca
    2005: Spartacus

    Fav Ex: Winter, EOE, Dante's Prayer, One More Time, Kissing You, This Time Around, Fields of Gold, You Raise Me Up

    My god she had an amazing portfolio of programs!
     
  13. lulu

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    Rush, Taj Mahal, Miraculous Mandarin
     
  14. sadya

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    Too many to choose just one.
     
  15. Spazactaz

    Spazactaz New Member

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    they're all stunning

    SP: rach, the feeling begins, spartacus
    LP: the red violin, ariane, song of the black swan, scheherezade, tosca
    EX: Hands
     
  16. skatesindreams

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    If I must choose; your choices will do for me.
    No skater has ever had so many great programs; and incomparable performances, from which to select.
    That only becomes more apparent with the passage of time.
     
  17. skatesindreams

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    If I must choose; your choices will do for me.
    No skater has ever had so many great programs; and incomparable performances, from which to select.
    That only becomes more apparent with the passage of time.
     
  18. skatesindreams

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    If I must choose; your choices will do for me.
    No skater has ever had so many great programs; and incomparable performances, from which to select.
    That only becomes more apparent with the passage of time.
     
  19. skatesindreams

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    If I must choose; your choices will do for me.
    No skater has ever had so many great programs; and incomparable performances, from which to select.
    That only becomes more apparent with the passage of time.
     
  20. skatesindreams

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    If I must choose; your choices will do for me.
    No skater has ever had so many great programs; and incomparable performances, from which to select.
    That only becomes more apparent with the passage of time.
     
  21. skatesindreams

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    If I must choose; your choices will do for me.
    No skater has ever had so many great programs; and incomparable performances, from which to select.
    That only becomes more apparent with the passage of time.
     
  22. skatesindreams

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    delete glitch
     
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  24. BigB08822

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    Oh, this one is tough! Thank goodness you let us choose more than one option.

    Dream of Desdamona was her best SP ever, IMO. I love some others but this one was just spectacular.

    Of her LP's my favorite would be the Red Violin. Her attack and precision at 2000 Worlds was incredible and let us see the program to its full potential.

    When I think about her exhibition numbers I have to go with Fields of Gold. Just a beautiful skater paired with a beautiful song.

    Runners ups would be:
    Salome
    Romanza
    Lyra Angelica
    On My Own

    I am probably forgetting some really amazing programs but these jump out at me for the moment.
     
  25. NadineWhite

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    #1 by a long shot: Salome
    #2: Red Violin

    Exhibition

    #1 by a loooooooooong shot: Fields of Gold
     
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    LP: Salome or Red Violin or ...
    SP: Romanza or East of Eden or ...
    Exhibition: One More Time or Dante's Prayer or ...

    This is a difficult question. I loved almost everything she skated.
     
  27. Holley Calmes

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    I love Fields of Gold so much that it plays tricks on my mind. Not for the first time, when I was pondering favorite Kwan skates, it occurred to me that I had seen FOG live because it had touched me so much and was so immediate in my imagination. Then I think - I never saw Kwan skate FOG live....it just feels that way - the emotion. It certainly touched my heart. Red Violin also.
     
  28. darya_russian

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    SP: EoE. It's not only my favorite Michelle's SP, for me it's one of the best short programs in ladies skating ever.
    FS: I'd say Sheherazade
    EX: Toss-up between Fields of Gold and Winter
     
  29. GoldenMichelle

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    SP: Romanza, Rachmaninoff (2002 version)
    LP: Song of the Black Swan, Scheherazade
    EX: Kissing You, Fields of Gold (Olympics version), Winter, Winter Song
     
  30. IceAlisa

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    I am glad people like the subversive Miraculous Mandarin.