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Gounod: this is the part of the ballroom scene I talked about; if you’d like to watch the whole opera – it is worth it! – you can see it here.
Prokofiev: The Nureyev/Paris Opera production; again definitely worth looking at and listening to, but if you just want to visit the moments I mentioned, just use the links below:
Bernstein: West Side Story, the film is, as I understand it, still under copyright, but here’s the balcony/fire-escape scene:
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