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Maya Plisetskaya

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780300088571

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300088571.001.0001

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What I was Like at Five

What I was Like at Five

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(p.5) Chapter Two What I was Like at Five
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I, Maya Plisetskaya
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Maya Plisetskaya

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0002

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya describes what she was like at five years old. She describes her physical features and recounts how she would run on tiptoe, making holes in her shoes. She naively loved Delibes's waltz from Coppélia and watched a cadet band played it on Sretensky Boulevard during holidays. She attended kindergarten located in the present Moscow City Council building. She had her first trip to the theater when she was five to watch the play entitled Don't Joke with Love.

Keywords:   kindergarten, Maya Plisetskaya, waltz, Coppélia, Sretensky Boulevard, Moscow, theater, play, Don't Joke with Love

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