Showing Domnina/Shabalin how a Masquerade Waltz should be done.
Want an idea how far Domnina/Shabalin's FD to Masquerade Waltz is from being a truly top notch? Well here is an interesting comparision:
Krylova/Ovsiannikov at 1997 Worlds:
Domnina/Shabalin at this year Cup of Russia:
Draw your own conclusions.
Different skaters have different ways of interpreting a piece of music. It would be boring if everyone did it the same way. We have our preferences of course, but I still enjoy the differences. I liked Dom-Shab's interpretation even though I love K&O's version the most (even better than K&P's and P&G's).