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Skating to 'Spartacus'

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by Vash01, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Yuzuru, Medvedeva, T&M, Shibs, P&C

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    'Spartacus' is a great music for skating. It can be used successfully in any discipline. Here are some of my favorites:

    Ladies:

    Michelle Kwan- 2005 SP

    ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GfoX6o-0U0

    Yuka Sato:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8mJNtzgmVk

    Ashley Wagner (2008 NHK)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeMMaYr5PeY

    Ice dance:


    Klimova-Ponomarenko: 1996 Pro

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eixBm3WMUsU

    Pairs:

    Bechke & Petrov (1995 pro) - one of my most favorite 'Spartacus' programs

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYJviebbVY0

    Bazarova-Larianov (2012-2013 GPF)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CTskOezlFg

    Men:

    John Curry:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYM1Pjl9vhg

    Christopher Mabee (Skate Canada 2007 SP)- He fell on the 3A but it's a pretty good program (is he still competing?)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeLfeFyJK-w
     
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  2. iarispiralllyof

    iarispiralllyof Active Member

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    This music is so glorious it makes me cry sometimes when I hear it.

    There's a section where the orchestra swells to a climax that was used in the movie Ice Age when the squirrel "died" (but not really) and went to acorn heaven lol
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A3-aBq78Po#t=0m58s

    It's also the exact moment the Kween hits the spiral in her sp :D

    Thanks for all the other links, I will check them out!
     
  3. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Yuzuru, Medvedeva, T&M, Shibs, P&C

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    I too love that moment.
     
  4. VarBar

    VarBar Well-Known Member

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    I think his name is spelled Ponomarenko.

    Didn't Mabee quit the eligible ranks in the same year as Buttle?

    Domnina/Shabalin - 2009 FD.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUc697Pyw7E
     
  5. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Yuzuru, Medvedeva, T&M, Shibs, P&C

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    I think you are right.
     
  6. Holley Calmes

    Holley Calmes Well-Known Member

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    One of my all time favorite ballets. All the music is wonderful-every scene. Thanks for the links..sigh!
     
  7. stevlin

    stevlin Active Member

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    .........Chris Mabee is skating on a ship like Vaughn Chipeur. Yes Chris quit the same year as Buttle did. Miss them both.
     
  8. orbitz

    orbitz Well-Known Member

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    Yebin Mok, 2003 Nationals.

    I think Yuka's version at World Pro is the best one I've seen, followed very closely by MK's SP at Nationals.

    Eek, the chains on Ponomarenko is very distracting and not in a good way.
     
  9. floskate

    floskate Vacant

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    Can't have a Spartacus thread and not mention the wonderful Fumio Igarashi skating at the 1979 Worlds. Great program and performance.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtKo0loABR0

    Worth watching also for Frank Carroll being fabulous in the K&C complete with leather gloves. He embodies '70's man here :glamor:
     
  10. iarispiralllyof

    iarispiralllyof Active Member

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    !!!! ive been trying to find young pics of frank forever!

    omg were they lovers ;):dog: dat arm slap!

    edit: oh wait frank was his coach :lol:
     
  11. essence_of_soy

    essence_of_soy Well-Known Member

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    Charlene Wong skated to it at the 1988 Olympic Winter Games. I always remember Wong for her huge double axels.

    Anthony Liu skated it in 1997 for his free program.
     
  12. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Yuzuru, Medvedeva, T&M, Shibs, P&C

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    I really enjoyed this skate. Thanks for posting the link. I had never heard of Fumio before. I thought he deserved better artistic marks than what he got.
     
  13. Maofan7

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