Music for the Ballet Class - Vol 4

Arranged & Played by
Michael Roberts

Music for the Ballet Class - Vol 4 Cover

 

 

Michael Roberts' rerelease of his popular
Music for the Ballet Class - Volume 4
with 12 Additional New Tracks!

 

The CD includes a total of 37 tracks - 12 newly added to the original.  Michael plays ballet arrangements of traditional classical ballet type pieces and also includes some popular show tunes.  

 

     Michael Roberts was born in Sussex, England. He began playing the piano at age four. From 1967 to 1975 Michael was production stage manager for Harold Prince in London's West End. He has been accompanying and composing for dance for over three decades. Michael has played for such notables as Finis Jhung, Stanley Holden, David Howard, Juliet Prowse, Mark Morris, Alvin Alley, American Ballet Theater, The Joffrey Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Mikhail Baryshnikov. He has produced four ballet Class CD's and one Modern Dance CD. Currently he is music and technical coordinator for the Trudl Zipper Dance Institute at the Colburn School for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles California.

In 2004 Michael was awarded a special Lester Horton award.

 

  Selections Include:

 

Barre Exercises

 

 

 

New Track

DEMOS

1.

Plie' (from "The Pearl Fishers"; G. Bizet

slow 3/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

2.

Plie' (from "The Mission"; E. Morriconne)

slow 4/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

*

Plie' (from "The Mission"; E. Morriconne)

3.

Battement Tendu (from "Lilliburlero; Traditional)

moderate 6/8

2 bar intro

32 bars

 

 

4.

Battement Tendu (from "An English Country Garden"; P. Granger)

moderate 4/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

 

Battement Tendu (from "An English Country Garden"; P. Granger)

5.

Battement Glisse' (from "3rd Act Swan Lake"; P. Tchaikovsky)

moderate 2/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

6.

Rond de Jambe a Terre (from "Symphony #3"; J. Brahms)

slow 3/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

7.

Rond de Jambe a Terre (from "Cats"; A.L. Webber.)

moderate 3/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

*

 

8.

Battement Fondu (from "Berceuse" Jocelyn; B. Godard)

slow 3/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

9.

Battement Fondu (from "The Fantasticks"; H. Schmidt)

moderate 3/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

*

Battement Fondu (from "The Fantasticks"; H. Schmidt)

10.

 Battement Frappe' (from "March"; G.F. Handel)

slow 4/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

11.

 Rond de Jambe en L'air ((from "La Bayadere"; L. Minkus)

moderate 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

 

 Rond de Jambe en L'air ((from "La Bayadere"; L. Minkus)

12.

 Petit Battement (from "The Trout"; F. Schubert)

fast 2/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

13.

 Adagio #1 (from "Adagio in G Minor"; T. Albinoni)

slow 3/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

14.

 Adagio #2 (from "Blood Brothers"; W. Russell"

moderate 4/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

*

 

15.

 Grand Battement (from "Pomp and Circumstance March #4"; E.Elgar)

slow 4/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

 

 

16.

 Grand Battement (from "StarWars"; J. Williams)

moderate 4/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

*

 

17.

 Grand Battement en Cloche (from Symphony No. 9; L.V. Beethoven)

moderate 6/8

2 bar intro

16 bars

 

 Grand Battement en Cloche (from Symphony No. 9; L.V. Beethoven)

18.

 Stretch (from "Only an Ocean Away"; P. Stockley & T. Niles)

slow 4/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

*

 

 

Center Practice

 

 

 

 

 

19.

 Port de Bras (from "Canon in D"; J. Pachelbel)

slow 4/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

20.

 Port de Bras (from "The Sound of Music; R. Rodgers)

moderate 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

*

 

21.

 Battement Tendu (from "Oliver"; l. Bart)

moderate 4/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

*

 

22.

 Battement Tendu (from Slaughter on 10th Avenue"; R.Rogers)

moderate 4/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

 

 Battement Tendu (from Slaughter on 10th Avenue"; R.Rogers)

23.

 Pirouette #1 (from Piano Concerto No. 5"; L.V. Beethoven)

moderate 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

24.

 Pirouette #2 (from "The King and I"; R,. Rogers)

moderate 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

*

 

25.

 Pirouette #3 (from "Murder on the Orient Express"; R.R. Bennet)

faster 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

26.

 Adagio #3 (from "Concierto de Aranjuez"; Rodrigo)

slow 3/4

2 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

27.

 Adagio #4 (from "Fiddler on the Roof"; J. Bock)

moderate 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

*

 

28.

 Adagio #5 (from "My Heart Will go On"; J. Horner)

slow 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

*

 

29.

 Allegro #1 (from "The Mikado"; A. Sullivan)

fast 2/4

2 bar intro

32 bars

 

 

30.

 Allegro #2 (from "Anitra's Dance", Peer Gynt; E. Grieg)

moderate 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

 

Allegro #2 (from "Anitra's Dance", Peer Gynt; E. Grieg)

31.

 Allegro #3 (Scherzo) (from "The Gondoliers"; A. Sullivan)

fast 6/8

2 bar intro

32 bars

 

 

32.

 Allegro #4 (from "The Carousel Waltz"; R.Rodgers)

moderate 3/4

4 bar intro

64 bars

 

 

33.

 Allegro #5 (Grande Waltz) (from "Granda"; A. Lara)

moderate 3/4

4 bar intro

128 bars

*

 

34.

 Allegro #6 (Grande Waltz) (from "The Merry Wido Waltz"; R. Lehar)

faster 3/4

4 bar intro

128 bars

 

 

35.

Tour en Diagonale (medley A. Sullivan)

fast 2/4

4 bar intro

128 bars

 

Tour en Diagonale (medley A. Sullivan)

36.

Petite Batterie (from "Symphony #3"; L.V. Beethoven)

fast 6/8

2 bar intro

32 bars

 

 

37.

Grand Battement/Reverance (from "Rondeau, 1st Symphony Suite; Mouret)

slow 4/4

2 bar intro

24 bars

 

 

 Excerpts of Music for the Ballet Class - Vol 4 are in MP3 format.
If you need a free MP3 player or more information on how to play an MP3 file, Click Here.

 
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 2 - Plie' (from "The Mission"; E. Morriconne)
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 4 - Battement Tendu (from "An English Country Garden"; P. Granger)
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 9 - Battement Fondu (from "The Fantasticks"; H. Schmidt)
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 11 -  Rond de Jambe en L'air ((from "La Bayadere"; L. Minkus)
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 17 -  Grand Battement en Cloche (from Symphony No. 9; L.V. Beethoven)
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 22 -  Battement Tendu (from Slaughter on 10th Avenue"; R.Rogers)
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 30 -
 Allegro #2 (from "Anitra's Dance", Peer Gynt; E. Grieg)
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 35 -
Tour en Diagonale (medley A. Sullivan)


Music for the Ballet Class - Vol 4 is $23.00 for the CD.

See Michael's other CDs:

Dancing Fingers - Vol 8
Music for Ballet Class - Vol 4

Original Music for the Ballet Class - Vol 7
Original Music for the Modern Dance Class - Vol 1
Between the Barres
Dancing Scores
English Impressions


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