Dance Appreciation 2001-5

Dance Appreciation 2001-5 - Classical Ballet Prelude,...

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1/26/12 Dance Appreciation Timeline Opera Codified Ballet as a technique (court dances) Romantic o Tutu (long, tulle), women, pointe, story ballet Classical o Shorter tutu, Marius Petipa- took Russian folklore tales- made ballets based on their tales- set format for classical ballet Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake- Russian folklore Tchaikovsky - wrote the music for these ballet Happened in St. Petersburg Russia Russian Imperial Ballet o Risk taking, less rigid o Leon Bakst- costume design o Coco Chanel- designed ballet pieces Claim to fame- feminine suit that was comfortable, yet classic
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Unformatted text preview: Classical Ballet Prelude, overture- preview of the music- familiar to the music when its played later- beginning First Act Intermesso, Interlude Second Act: o Devertismu- diversion, so that they can bring in different types of ballet o Grand de pa o Resolution The Coda Russian Revolution and art happening at the same time Wished to be a superpower- by dance, athletics, everything Ballet Russe- traveling ballet company o Expanding influence o imperialist...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2012 for the course DANC 2001 taught by Professor Foster during the Spring '12 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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