DANCING FINGERS

Original Music for the Ballet Class - Volume 8

by ballet pianist Michael Roberts

 

Dancing fingers Volume 8 - Ballet CD by Michael Roberts

34 tracks including
a Polanaise, a Tango, a Ragtime, a Mazurka, 2 Grande Waltzes
plus 10 of Michael’s trademark adagio’s.
 

 

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

 

 

MP3 DEMOS

1.

Warm up/Plies

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

Track 1

2.

Plies

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 2

3.

Battements Tendus - Rag

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

Track 3

4.

Battements Tendus

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

Track 4

5.

Battements Glisses

2 bar intro 6/8

32 bars

Track 5

6.

Battements Glisses

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

Track 6

7.

Rond de Jambe a Terre

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

 

8.

Rond de Jambe a Terre

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 8

9.

 Battements Fondu - Tango

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

Track 9

10.

Battements Fondu

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 10

11.

Battements Frappes

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

Track 11

12.

Rond de Jambe en L’air

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 12

13.

Adage

2 bar intro 4/4

64 bars + balance

Track 13

14.

Adage

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 14

15.

Adage

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 15

16.

Grand Battements - Polaniase

2 bar intro 3/4

32 bars

Track 16

17.

Grand Battements - March

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

Track 17

 

Center Exercises

   

 

18.

Port de Bras

 4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 18

19.

Port de Bras

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 19

20.

Battements Tendus

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

Track 20

21.

Pirouettes

2 bar intro 4/4

32 bars

 

22.

Pirouettes

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 22

23.

Pirouettes

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

 

24.

Adage

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 24

25.

Adage

2 bar intro 4/4

64 bars

 

26.

Allegro

4 bar intro 2/4

64 bars

Track 26

27.

Allegro - Polka

4 bar intro 2/4

64 bars

Track 27

28.

Allegro

4 bar intro 6/8

64 bars

Track 28

29.

Allegro - Grand Waltz

4 bar intro 3/4

128 bars

Track 29

30.

Allegro - Grand Waltz

4 bar intro 3/4

208 bars

Track 30

31.

Tours en Diagonale

4 bar intro 2/4

128 bars

Track 31

32.

Petit Batterie

4 bar intro 2/4

64 bars

Track 32

33.

Grand Battements - Mazurka

2 bar intro 3/4

32 bars

 

34.

Port de Bras / Reverance

4 bar intro 3/4

64 bars

Track 34

 

 
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DANCING FINGERS - Original Music for the Ballet Class - Vol 8
 
is $23.00 for the CD.

See Michael's other CDs:

Dancing Fingers - Original Music for the Ballet Class - 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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