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Me in conversation on a podcast

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Out today on the Ballet Piano Podcast, an interview I did a couple of years ago. I’d forgotten what we talked about until I listened to it. I was surprised to find that hearing myself talk about why I’d decided … Continue reading

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“On, Wisconsin!” and La Bayadère

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What have La Bayadère and “On, Wisconsin!” got in common? Read on . . . Continue reading

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Please do not post my free downloads on Scribd: here’s why

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Scribd is a paid-for service, so please don’t upload my music (which is published under a Creative Commons licence) there, if you’re tempted. Continue reading

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A year of ballet playing cards #51 (DQ): A coda medley

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What is a coda in ballet? Here are 10 pages of codas, and links to seven famous ballet codas you have to know. Continue reading

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Which was the first ballet to be rehearsed to piano?

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It’s hard to find out when people first rehearsed ballet with piano rather than violin. An article from 1963 might have the answer. Continue reading

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More background on the party scene song in The Nutcracker

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Since writing about Bon Voyage Cher Dumollet nine years ago, I’ve found out a lot more. Here are some sources. Continue reading

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