According to tweets, Takahiko Kozuka's new SP is Unsquare Dance, choreographed by Shae-Lynn Bourne. He is performing the program at Prince Ice World show this weekend.
Thank you operagirl that sure is a masterpiece.I hope P/B will use that choreography as an inspiration and will be able to do some of it on skates
Misha Ge (UZB) debuted his SP to Albinoni's "Adagio in G Minor" at a competition in Nanjing, China this past weekend - here's a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW-R-UOcakE
"Randy [Starkman (1960-April 16, 2012)] lived by the same motto as the rest of us. The Olympics isn’t every four years, it’s every single day. He just got it." --Canadian Olympic kayaker Adam van Koeverden
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"Be with me always—take any form—drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul!"
Gracie Gold reveals in her latest blog post that Marina Zoueva choreographed her SP to Gershwin's "Three Preludes": http://www.teamusa.org/Team-USA-Wint...-Season-Begins
(Zoueva choreographed a pro number for Katia Gordeeva to a violin version of "Three Preludes" that she performed on the 1997-98 Stars on Ice tour.)... Gershwin composed it in 1926 and it has a jazzy feel to it. Although I felt hesitant about it in the beginning, the more we played with it, the “righter” it felt to me. The program sort of “took on a life of its own” and carried us along with it. I absolutely love it! The choreography is amazing. It’s sensual and playful at the same time. I feel a bit “cat-like” while I’m performing it. Marina has had me working with an array of top notch dance instructors on my visits. Their areas of expertise range from classical ballet to modern dance. This program definitely has a modern dance flavor.
It must be a requirement that all American lady skaters skate to Gershwin at some point. Even Kwan did.
Oh god, sensual?
ETA: It looks like she skated to Gershwin in 1992. No wonder I didn't remember it. I don't really remember that many programs set to Gershwin from the women other than Kim's though.
Oh good, I love "Three Preludes."
Charter member of the "We Always Believed in Ashley" Club and the "We Believe in Ricky" Club
Don't forget Ashley Wagner back in 2007 with her ponytail from hell.
No wonder I couldn't think of any. All these ladies are post-Torino. I was going through my separation with skating days during that time.
Love three preludes. Very exciting music with a lot of opportunities for some original and inventive choreography. Gordeeva's 3 preludes is one of my favourites of all her solo programs so I'm hopeful for a great program here. On paper this is very promising.
SP - 'Shine On You Crazy Diamond' by Pink Floyd (choreographed by Shae-Lynn Bourne)
FS - 'Romeo & Juliet' by Sergei Prokofiev (choreographed by David Wilson)
Is "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" the only Pink Floyd song skaters/choreographers know?
It's like the "go to" song for skaters who want to look more contemporary, even though it's like almost 40 years old. However, skating does tend to be way behind the times when it comes to these sorts of things (among other things).