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Stravinsky and the “Summer Moon” foxtrot

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Firebird as a Foxtrot? You’re kidding, right? No, it happened—and there was nothing Stravinsky could do about it. Continue reading

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10 years on – some thoughts about blogging, baking, copyright and music

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I first started blogging in June 2003. I had nothing much to say, but I had just discovered blogging – the word and the concept – and it fascinated me. I wanted to play around with the medium, so I … Continue reading

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A christmas carol ballet class day #25: Révérence – Quem pastores

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Today’s the last in my advent calendar for 2014, in which I’m giving away downloads of Christmas carols for ballet class. To download the song, either right-click (Mac: ctrl+click) the player above and select ‘save audio as’, or right-click (Mac: ctrl+click) this … Continue reading

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A christmas carol ballet class #6: Ronds de jambe – Stille nacht (Silent night)

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It’s christmas, have a carol for class. Free to download and use, just don’t sell it on. To download, either right-click (Mac: ctrl+click) the player above and select ‘save audio as’, or right-click (Mac: ctrl+click) this link and select ‘save … Continue reading

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Natalie Wheen on rights to creative work

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This month’s Dancing Times has an article by Natalie Wheen on the issue of rights to creative work, prompted by recent goings on at the ROH. It’s one of the best things I’ve read on that subject in a long … Continue reading

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Chout-ed and booted

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Another cautionary tale for choreographers: Alexey Miroshnichenko’s new (kind of )work for NYCB The Lady with the Little Dog is onto its second score (this time around, by Rodion Shchedrin) since the Prokofiev estate refused Miroshnichenko permission to make cuts … Continue reading

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