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Your favorite 'The feeling begins'

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by Vash01, Oct 15, 2011.

What is your favorite skate to 'The feeling begins'?

Poll closed Dec 14, 2011.
  1. Oksana Baiul (pro & exhibition)

    13 vote(s)
    8.8%
  2. Michelle Kwan (2003 SP)

    64 vote(s)
    43.2%
  3. Grishchuk-Platov (1997 FD)

    52 vote(s)
    35.1%
  4. Navka-Kostamorov (2003? FD)

    5 vote(s)
    3.4%
  5. Jill Trenary (1992? pro)

    2 vote(s)
    1.4%
  6. Grushina-Goncharov (2002? FD)

    2 vote(s)
    1.4%
  7. Other

    10 vote(s)
    6.8%
  1. Vash01

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

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    I have been itching to start a poll, so here it is (may be it was posted in the past, but I don't remember).

    'The feeling begins' is another favorite skating music. Which ONE program/performance is your favorite?

    ETA: I thought Yagudin had skated to this music, but I could not find it on YT, so I was not 100 percent sure that he had. That's why I did not add his name to the poll. He would have gotten many votes, but I had to be sure.
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2011
  2. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa discriminating and persnickety ballet aficionado

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    Kwan, hands down. She really "got" it. And I wasn't even a fan but that program was a masterpiece.
     
  3. Spazactaz

    Spazactaz New Member

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    ^^
     
  4. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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    As much as I was not really a fan to G&P, I think their Feeling Begins was probably their masterpiece and really was a fantastic FD.

    For me Kwan just skated through the music. She used it to motivate her but didn't use the music.
     
  5. bardtoob

    bardtoob Former Choreographer for Anna Maria Tragikova

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    As I recall from my lurking, you couldn't stand Kwan at the time. Of course, Cohen appeared on the rise at the time.
     
  6. Tak

    Tak Well-Known Member

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    I can only remember two of these programs - G/P and Oksana Baiul. I liked them both. I dont think I could pick a favorite between these 2.
     
  7. Artifice

    Artifice Guest

    G&P were extraordinary on this music. The choreography was excessively difficult, full of moves and technical tricks. Each movement was like a little painting. Their program went faster and faster until the very end with the dramatic ending. What a masterpiece ! And their inetrpretation was simply unmatched. Oksana has such a magnetic charisma and she really moved her body from head to toes.
    No other program can be compared to this masterpiece.
     
  8. Jaana

    Jaana Well-Known Member

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    Definetely G&P, especially their Europeans performance, WOW!!! In my opinion Kwan could not handle that music at all. Oksana Baiul´s performance I have not watched, yet. Generally I would say that Baiul could handle any music.
     
  9. Cyn

    Cyn Well-Known Member

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    What, Kimmie Meissner's 2008 SP isn't included in this list? :saint: ;)
     
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  10. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    Grishuk & Platov, by far.
    An amazing progam. I still watch it with the same emotion and intensity. Very complex and intricate choreography. I admire their lines, the fact that their 2 bodies appears sometimes just as one.
     
  11. RumbleFish

    RumbleFish New Member

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    G&P by far.
    It was one of iconic moments in this sport.
     
  12. shah

    shah Shhh... shhh...

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    voted for "Other," meaning Annette Dytrt's sp :)
     
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  13. zotza

    zotza allergic to brainless skaters

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    Grischuk/Platov at Europeans.It had an unbelievable intensity and I can't enjoy any other program to that music after that without thinking about it.
     
  14. NONKO

    NONKO Active Member

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    “The Feeling Begins” by Alexei Yagudin
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHj2KXR778g

    He called it “Passion”.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gvxx80AE8bE&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PLBF3305BA64091E7F
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ug3EfLsF4g8&feature=related
     
  15. TwizzlerS

    TwizzlerS Well-Known Member

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  16. Moka-Ananas

    Moka-Ananas Man's Ruin

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    G/P with Baiul a close second.
     
  17. LuckyCharm

    LuckyCharm Well-Known Member

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    Ditto.
     
  18. Vash01

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

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    Thanks so much for the links! "Passion" explains why I could not find it on YT when I did a search. I had a vague memory of him skating to it.

    ETA: I could not open the links. Apparently it (EMI) is blocked in the USA, from what I am seeing on the screen.
     
  19. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa discriminating and persnickety ballet aficionado

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    That is correct. I didn't like most of what she put out there but was always ready to admit that TFB was amazing. :D
     
  20. Vash01

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

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    It was my most favorite G&P performance. At worlds it was just a notch lower, but the one at Euros was fantastic.
     
  21. jamesy

    jamesy shut in

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    Or Evan's? It was that time he had the all black costume. :saint:

    I like TFB and don't really mind when eleventy billion skaters use it. Because of how the music rises at the end, it's kind of funny how many skaters sometimes miss the ending of it.
     
  22. nuge

    nuge Well-Known Member

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    Pasha was :swoon::glamor:in this FD :)
    Why weren't :grushgon1 on the list ? :rofl:
    Perhaps someone voted for them in other :D
     
  23. Vash01

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

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    Grushina-Goncharov ARE listed.
     
  24. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa discriminating and persnickety ballet aficionado

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    :lol: yeah, just goes to show you how 'unforgettable' that was.
     
  25. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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  26. jlai

    jlai Title-less

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  27. NONKO

    NONKO Active Member

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    Sorry, it is blocked in USA. It was the very gorgeous program:)

    Here are photos Alexei performed “Passion” in Stars on Ice.
    http://starsonice.com/?content=media&pg=179#4x3
    http://starsonice.com/?content=media&pg=179#5x0
    http://starsonice.com/?content=media&pg=179#1x3
     
  28. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    Finally someone mentioned Kurt's TFB :swoon: My favourite.
     
  29. nuge

    nuge Well-Known Member

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    Oh dear I need to go to Specsavers :eek: :rofl:
     
  30. giselle23

    giselle23 Well-Known Member

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