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A year of ballet playing cards #52 (DK): Slow tendu music

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For those long, slow, school-y tendus for which no music seems suitable, here’s some suitable music. Continue reading

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A year of ballet playing cards #54 (Red Joker): Odalisques from Le Corsaire

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Download Odalisques piano score (free PDF) Read  more about my Year of Ballet Playing Cards It’s that time of year again, ballet summer schools season, when teachers are supposed to tell you in advance what they are going to do in … Continue reading

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Confessions of an anxious ballet pianist day #22: Inappropriate music choices

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When I say inappropriate, I don’t mean in 4/4 rather than 3/4, or a barcarole instead of a mazurka. I mean inappropriate in the sense of “Oh no. Let the earth swallow me up. Get me out of this tune … Continue reading

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