Monthly Archives: March 2015

A year of ballet playing cards #46: A useful Schottische (7d)

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Download this Schottische music for free (pdf)  Read  more about my Year of Ballet Playing Cards Now where’s that Schottische music I put away for a rainy day? I’d originally selected this as an “extra” for a male ballet syllabus project I was … Continue reading

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A year of ballet playing cards #02: Fauré ballade for piano and orchestra (2s)

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Download the score (free) – pdf  Read more about my Year of Ballet Playing Cards Searching for the lost chords I’ve been meaning to find this music, the Fauré ballade for piano and orchestra, for nearly 18 years. It was … Continue reading

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A year of ballet playing cards #15: A rumpty-tumpty waltz (Oh! Oh! Antonio)

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Get the piano score (free download)  Read more about my Year of Ballet Playing Cards I like it when teachers set grands battements on what I call a rumpty-tumpty 3.  My favourite pieces for this kind of exercise is the Zarah Leander … Continue reading

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A year of ballet playing cards #01: Adage (As) – Mozart clarinet concerto

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Get the piano score (free download)  Read more about my Year of Ballet Playing Cards Mozart and the malleability of musical meaning This piece has a strange place in my affections. I disliked it for many years – I’m only … Continue reading

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