Marina Surgan - Live

51 Original Piano Pieces for Ballet Class
by Marina Surgan

Principal Pianist for Canada's National Ballet School since 1986

Marina Surgan - Live - CD for Ballet Class 

51 Pieces for Barre & Center
Recorded live on a Steinway grand piano
at the Betty Oliphant theatre in Toronto, Canada 

Marina Surgan has been Principal Pianist for Canada's National Ballet School since 1986.  Born in the former Soviet Union where whe was classically trained, Marina immigrated to Toronto in 1975 and joined the NBS in 1978.  Highlights of her creative career include composing music for the Cecchetti Grade Examination, recording music for the Prix de Lausanne, and playing master classes.  Marina also conducts accompaniment workshops and musician mentoring, and tour internationally with NBS.

51 Pieces recorded live during an actual ballet class.  This CD is both inspirational and comprehensive for any level dancer or teacher.  Each barre exercise is recorded in 2 different rhythms.  Contains generous Allegro section and very comfortable tempos.

The CD is 65:06 minutes long.

Contents

Tracks

Title

Meter

Counts

Time

 

BARRE

 

 

 

1

Warm-up 1

3/4

64+64+16

4:35

2

Warm-up 2

4/4

64

1:29

3

Plie 1

3/4

64

2:02

4

Plie 2

4/4

64

2:05

5

Tendu 1

4/4

64+32

1:55

6

Tendu 2

6/8

32

0:44

7

Tendu 3

4/4

64+48

2:11

8

Jete 1 (tarantella)

6/8

64

1:15

9

Jete 2 (polka)

2/4

64

0:47

10

Rond de Jambe + Port de bras 1

3/4

32+32

1:49

11

Rond de Jambe + Port de bras 2

4/4

32+32

1:39

12

Fondu 1 (valse)

3/4

32

0:59

13

Fondu 2 (tango)

4/4

32

0:40

14

Frappe 1

2/4

64

1:05

15

Frappe 2

4/4

32

0:34

16

Petit Battement (coda) + slow ending

4/4

64+16

1:27

17

Adage 1

3/4

32

1:05

18

Adage 2

4/4

32

1:07

19

Stretch 1 (adage 3)

3/4

32+16

1:41

20

Stretch 2 (adage 4)

4/4

32+16

0:41

21

Rond de jambe en L'air 1

6/8

32

0:41

22

Rond de jambe en Lair 2

4/4

32

0:38

23

Grand Battement 1 (waltz)

3/4

32

0:33

24

Grand Battement 2 (march)

4/4

64

1:25

 

CENTRE

 

 

 

25

Adage 5

4/4

32

1:18

26

Temps Lie (adage 6)

3/4

32

1:03

27

Adage 7

4/4

32

1:11

28

Tendu 4

4/4

64

1:01

29

Tendu 5 (ragtime)

4/4

64

1:06

30

Fondu 3

3/4

64

2:03

31

Grand Battement 3 (march)

4/4

32

0:43

32

Grand Battement 4 (waltz)

3/4

64

1:08

33

Pirouettes 1

3/4

64

1:27

34

Pirouettes 2

3/4

32

0:45

35

Pirouettes 3

3/4

64

1:23

36

Petit Allegro 1

2/4

64

0:48

37

Petit Allegro 2

2/4

64

0:47

38

Petit Allegro 3

2/4

64

0:53

39

Petit Allrgro 4

6/8

64

0:51

40

Medium Allegro 1

6/8

64

1:07

41

Medium Allegro 2

6/8

64

0:32

42

Medium Allegro 3

3/4

64

1:02

43

Grand Allegro 1

3/4

64

1:04

44

Grand Allegro 2

3/4

64

1:06

45

Grand Allegro 3

2/4

64

1:04

46

Coda 2

2/4

64+16

1:13

47

Coda 3

2/4

64

1:03

48

Tour en L'air (men's solo)

4/4

32

0:37

49

Port de bras

6/8

32

1:02

50

Reverence 1

3/4

2+16

0:32

51

Reverence 2

3/4

2+16

0:33

Excerpts of Marina Surgan - Live are in MP3 format.
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Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 1 - Warm-up 1
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 3 - Plie 1

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 5 - Tendu 1

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 7 - Tendu 3

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 8 - Jete 1 (tarantella)

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 9 - Jete 2 (polka)

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 10 - Rond de Jambe + Port de bras 1

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 13 - Fondu 2 (tango)

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 14 - Frappe 1
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 17 - Adage 1

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 18 - Adage 2

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 21 - Rond de jambe en L'air 1

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 23 - Grand Battement 1 (waltz)

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 27 - Adage 7

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 29 - Tendu 5 (ragtime)

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 31 - Grand Battement 3 (march)

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 35 - Pirouettes 3
Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 36 - Petit Allegro 1

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 39 - Petit Allegro 4

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 42 - Medium Allegro 3

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 43 - Grand Allegro 1

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 46 - Coda 2

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of  Track 48 - Tour en L'air (men's solo)

Listening  Play or Download an excerpt of Track 51 - Reverence 2

Marina Surgan - Live is $30.00 for the CD.

Also see the COMPANION SHEET MUSIC BOOK for Ballet Accompanists
Marina Surgan - Live: Sheet Music Book -  transcribed by Rob Thaller

&

See Marina Surgan's 4 CDs:  
Marina Surgan Live
:  
Marina Surgan Live 2 - Class with Tatiana Tchernova
:  
Marina Surgan Live 3 - Class with Tatiana Tchernova:
  

20 Greatest Classical Variations

Marina Surgan Sheet Music Books:  
Marina Surgan Live Sheet Music Book
,

Marina Surgan Live 2 - Class with Tatiana Tchernova Sheet Music Book

 


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