Music for Ballet Class Volume 1

The CD, played on a Steinway Grand piano, has 45 tracks of well-known melodies from "Tea for Two" to "Traviata". Several exercises have slower and faster versions. Boys' exercises are included and music for Fouettes, from "Swan Lake".

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Audio CD – £14.99

MP3 – $12.99

Track list and samples

# Name Signature Bars Duration Exercise Sample
1 Warm-Up - Bewitched, R.Rodgers - La Vie en Rose, Louiguy 4/4 48 2:21 Barre
2 Leg Swings - Scheherazade, Rimsky-Korsakov 3/4 32 0:55 Barre
3 Pliés - Intermezzo, Mascagni 2nd Side, "Love is my Reason", Novello 3/4 64 4:20 Barre
4 Battements Tendus - "More", Oliviero 4/4 16 2:00 Barre
5 2nd Tendus - "Falling in Love Again" Hollander 3/4 32 2:00 Barre
6 3rd Tendus - La Gioconda, Ponchielli 4/4 16 1:08 Barre
7 Batt. Glissés - Grizzly Bear Rag, Botsford 4/4 16 0:45 Barre
8 Batt. Dégagés - from "Oklahoma", Rodgers 2/4 16 0:45 Barre
9 Batt. Dégagés - Liberty Bell, J. Sousa 6/8 32 1:12 Barre
10 Ronds de Jambe a Terre - La Traviata, Verdi 3/4 32 +16 3:43 Barre
11 Battement Fondu, Tango - Jamaica Farewell, Burgie 4/4 16 1:24 Barre
12 Battement Fondu - "Fly me to the Moon", Howard 3/4 16 1:04 Barre
13 Batt. Frappés - from Faust, Gounod 4/4 16 0:55 Barre
14 Quicker Frappés - Double Concerto op.102, Brahms 2/4 16 0:49 Barre
15 Ronds de Jambe en l’air - Santa Lucia, Cottrau 3/4 32 1:28 Barre
16 Adage - Spartacus, Khachaturian 4/4 16 1:54 Barre
17 Adage - Tosca, Puccini 3/4 32 1:02 Barre
18 Petits Battements - M. Kazimirska 2/4 16 +8 0:55 Barre
19 Grands Battements - "Oh, Lady be Good", Gershwin 4/4 16 1:20 Barre
20 Quicker Grands Batts. - Lucia di Lammermoor, Donizetti 4/4 16 1:00 Barre
21 Grands Battements - La Traviata, Verdi 3/4 32 1:05 Barre
22 Stretching - "Souvenir de Florence", Tchaikovsky 3/4 64 2:21 Barre
# Name Signature Bars Duration Exercise -
23 Port de Bras - Sonata for flute, Bach 6/8 16 1:05 Centre
24 Battements Tendus La Ci Darem La Mano, Mozart 4/4 32 1:05 Centre
25 Battements Dégagés - "Tea for Two", Youmans 2/4 32 0:50 Centre
26 Adage - Violin Concerto, Bruch 3/4 32 1:04 Centre
27 Adage - from Carmen, Bizet 4/4 32 0:54 Centre
28 Attitude Pirouettes - Waltz in Ab, Chopin 3/4 64 1:31 Centre
29 Grands Batts. with Pirouettes - Polonaise, Tchaikovsky 3/4 16 0:35 Centre
30 Pirouettes - Waltz in E minor, Shostakovich - "Wien, Wien nur du Allein", Sieczynski 3/4 64 2:13 Centre
31 Chainés - Thumbelina, Loesser - Quicker: South Pacific, Rodgers 2/4 48 1:46 Centre
32 Petit Allegro - Rag Baby, Losey 2/4 16 0:24 Centre
33 More small jumps - William Tell, Rossini 2/4 32 0:40 Centre
34 Echappés - Fashion Rag, Cohen 2/4 32 0:39 Centre
35 Slower tempo for Boys - Fashion Rag, Cohen 2/4 16 0:25 Centre
36 Echappés, quicker tempo - Fashion Rag, Cohen 2/4 16 0:19 Centre
37 Assemblés - Flower Festival, Helsted Don Pasquale, Donizetti 6/8 40 1:00 Centre
38 Sissonnes - Don Quixote, Minkus 3/4 64 1:00 Centre
39 Grand Allegro - Merry Widow Waltz, Lehar - Wunderbar, C. Porter - Le Corsaire, Drigo 3/4 64 2:36 Centre
40 Boys’ Enchainement - From Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky 6/8 16 0:20 Centre
41 Boys’ Tours en l’Air - From Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky 4/4 16 0:36 Centre
42 Coda - Le Corsaire, Drigo - Flower Festival, Helsted 2/4 48 1:09 Centre
43 Fouettés - From Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky 2/4 16 +32 0:46 Centre
44 Turns in 2nd, or Fouettés - Don Quixote, Minkus 2/4 16 +16 0:36 Centre
45 Port de Bras - The Two Pigeons, Messager 3/4 32 1:08 Centre

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