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Piano Music for Ballet Class & Character Dance 2 CD Set

Piano Music for Ballet Class & Character Dance 2 CD Set
Piano Music for Ballet Class & Character Dance 2 CD Set
Dance critic Marian Horosko praised Josu Gallastegui's debut American release for its "brilliant, focused, percussive sound." Former New York City Ballet soloist George Lee called it "a stunning new standard for music in this field." With 20 selections by Beethoven, Gounod, Liszt, and others, Piano Music for Ballet includes accompaniment for full barre and center, but many dancers say they want this recording for the pli" music alone.

1. Plié 4 bar intro. 3/4 meter. 64 measures. Repeat. Largetto (Arr. Gallastegui) Time: 2:15 each
2. Battement tendu 4 bar intro. 2/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat . Excerpt from Symphony No. 1 (Mahler) Time: 1:15 each
3. Battement tendu 4 bar intro. 3/4 meter. 64 measures. Repeat. Spanish Waltz (Arr. Gallastegui) Time: 1:07 each
4. Battement degagé 4 bar intro. 6/8 meter. 64 measures. Repeat. Tarantella (Arr. Gallastegui) Time: :52 each
5. Rond de jambe á terre 4 bar intro. 3/4 meter. 96 measures. Repeat. Andalucia (Lecuona. Arr. Gallastegui) Time: 2:28 each
6. Port de bras 4 bar intro. 3/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. Eresia (Gallastegui) Time: 1:25 each
7. Battement frappé 4 bar intro. 2/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (Liszt) Time: :45 each
8. Battement fondu 4 bar intro. 2/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. Habanera (Arr. Gallastegui) Time: 1:20 each
9. Petit battement 4 bar intro. 2/4 meter. 64 measures. Repeat. La Ligerezza (Gallastegui) Time: :53 each
10. Rond de jambe en l'air 4 bar intro. 2/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. Tango (Arr. Gallastegui) Time: 1:06 each
11. Stretch/Developpé 4 bar intro. 4/4 meter. 32 measures. Oyanian (Gallastegui) Time: 2:05
12. Grand battement 4 bar intro. 4/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. Malambo (Arr. Gallastegui) Time: 1:04 each

Josu Gallastegui is widely viewed as one of the country's leading ballet pianists, known for the excitement, imagination, and impeccable musical judgment he brings to class. Born in Bilbao, in the Basque Region of Spain, Gallastegui has won the acclaim of teachers and performers throughout the dance world.

Pas De Basque CD

Pas De Basque CD
Pas De Basque CD
With 18 selections composed and performed in the pianist's own lyrical, elegant style, Pas de Basque is a special favorite of many Gallastegui fans. Former New York City Ballet principal Allegra Kent says Pas de Basque is "one of the most beautiful ballet recordings ever." Full barre and center accompaniment.

1. Plié 4 bar intro. 3/4 meter. 64 measures. Repeat. Sequence Time: 2:09 each
2. Tendu/demi plié 2 bar intro. 6/8 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. Romanza Time: 1:36 each
3. Tendu par terre 4 bar intro. 2/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. Canto Negro Time: 1:06 each
4. Tendu en l'air 4 bar intro. 3/4 meter. 64 measures. Repeat. Syncopation Time: 1:05 each
5. Rond de jambe á terre 4 bar intro. 3/4 meter. 48 measures. Repeat. Autumn Waltz Time: 1:46 each
6. Frappé 2 bar intro. 4/4 meter. 16 measures. Repeat. Allegro Time: 0:32 each
7. Stretch 2 bar intro. 2/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. Nocturno Time: 1:25 each
8. Grand battement 2 bar intro. 2/4 meter. 32 measures. Repeat. March Time: 1:08 each

Josu Gallastegui is widely viewed as one of the country's leading ballet pianists, known for the excitement, imagination, and impeccable musical judgment he brings to class. Born in Bilbao, in the Basque Region of Spain, Gallastegui has won the acclaim of teachers and performers throughout the dance world.

Between the Barres - Music for the Ballet Class - 2 Disc CDs

Between the Barres-Music for the Ballet Class- 2 Disc CDs
Between the Barres-Music for the Ballet Class- 2 Disc CDs
81 Tracks on 2 CDs. Between the Barres is a compilation of original LP volumes 1, 2, 3 and 5.

Lisa Harris Collection - 2 Disc CDs

Lisa Harris Collection - 2 Disc CDs
Lisa Harris Collection - 2 Disc CDs

A double CD extravaganza! Perfect for teachers, students and professionals. Over 80 tracks of ballet music recorded on a Steinway grand piano, beautifully arranged for the barre and center. Longer bands include a variety of petit allegros, grand allegros and lots of adagios. Enjoy!


Dance Class - New Music for Barre & Centre CD

Dance Class - New Music for Barre & Centre CD
Dance Class - New Music for Barre & Centre CD

This album presents the artistry of Whit Kellogg and Antoinette Peloso in a diverse repertoire arranged for the ballet class. Entries for barre & centre can be interchanged and used for combinations other than those designated on the disc. This CD features longer bands with no repeats. We hope these selections will inspire teachers and students alike.

Whit Kellogg has been a member of the Metropolitan Opera Music Staff for over twenty years. Primarily involved with dancers and choreographers, he has in the process worked with a vast array of singers intimately involved with most choreographic efforts. For nineteen years he was musical director of the Chautauqua Summer Dance Program and performed as soloist with the Chautauqua Symphony. He also plays for New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and the School of American Ballet for whom he recently performed Chopiniana at the Juilliard Theater. For two summers he has been on the coaching staff of the Bel Canto Institute in New Paltz, New York. He can be seen in MGM’s film adaptation of John Guare’s “Six Degrees of Separation”.

Antoinette Peloso was a long-time member and principal dancer with the Metropolitan Opera Company at New York’s Lincoln Center. During her tenure she had the opportunity to work with opera’s brightest stars as well as many ballet luminaries, including; George Balanchine, Alvin Ailey, Antony Tudor, Natalia Makarova, Fernando Bujones and Antony Dowell. Born and raised in New Mexico, at age thirteen Antoinette auditioned for and won admission to England’s Royal Ballet School. Over the next five years she received extensive training in classical and character techniques. Working with the Royal Ballets’ top coaches and teachers, she was schooled in the Vaganova and Cechetti methods. After graduating with Honors she returned to the United States and began dancing professionally in New York. In addition to her seasons at the Metropolitan Opera, Antoinette has been a guest artist with numerous ballet companies, dancing roles in; Giselle, Swan Lake, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Spartacus and Les Sylphides, among others. In recent years she has been teaching Technique & Pointe classes in New York.

See back cover with songs, tempo and time


Music for the Classical Ballet Lesson - Advanced Volume 1 CD

For use with Classical Ballet Lesson - Beginning of Advanced Level Video. Each Music CD in this series includes the Lesson Plan and Study Guide that accompany the Classical Ballet Lesson Video Series. For use by professional teachers of classical ballet, these CDs make a valuable addition to the music libraries of professional ballet schools, companies and universities. Each represents a true and accurate example of the tempo, quality and duration of the music required for each exercise represented in the sample lesson plan included with this CD. Includes music for Barre, Center, Allegro and Pointe. These CDs can be utilized on their own for ballet music with or without their accompanying videos.


Music for the Classical Ballet Lesson - Advanced Volume 2 CD

For use with Classical Ballet Lesson - Advanced of Advanced Level Video. Each Music CD in this series includes the Lesson Plan and Study Guide that accompany the Classical Ballet Lesson Video Series. For use by professional teachers of classical ballet, these CDs make a valuable addition to the music libraries of professional ballet schools, companies and universities. Each represents a true and accurate example of the tempo, quality and duration of the music required for each exercise represented in the sample lesson plan included with this CD. Includes music for Barre, Center, Allegro and Pointe. These CDs can be utilized on their own for ballet music with or without their accompanying videos.


Bob Rizzo's Novelty Dance Tunes CD

Novelty Tunes CD

A great selection of theatrical music to add character to your dances. Inspire your creativity with these fresh and fun selections. Included is music for Charleston, Big Band, Honky Tonk, Patriotic March, Ragtime and many more! The music on this CD features the music for all the routines on our DVD, Ballet with Style.


Bob Rizzo's All That Dance CD

Contains the music for Keith Clifton's warm-up and routines on the All That Dance DVD.

With Keith Clifton. 1) Jazz Routine- "THE CHASE" 2) Lyrical Routine- "FOR THE LOVE" 3) Ballet Routine- "AUTUMNS SONG". Original Music Composed & Arranged by Keith Clifton. This CD contains the music for the All That Dance DVD.

(2005)



  

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