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Classical Ballet is usually danced to Classical Music. Contemporary ballet is danced to variety of music.

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What sort of music do you have in ballet?

Classical music

Where was ballet first danced?

Ballet was first danced in France and Italy.

Who danced ballet?

At first Kings and queens and people of the french court danced ballet Ballet became popular about 17th century. Originally it was danced only by males.

Why is classical music used in ballet?

For the following reasons: * It was the music of the time when ballet was first being danced. Classical music was the "popular" and "cool" music of the time. * It's beautiful songs really connect with ballet. * Even after classical music was not the popular music of the day, everyone thought of ballet with classsical music. * Older ballets were already written to classical music, it wouldn't make sense to rewrite the music for those historic and beautiful ballets.

This 1943 Agnes de mille ballet danced to music by aaron copland has a cowgirl as it's heroine?

Rodeo, a favorite of mine.

What music do you danse to in ballet?

Almost any sort of classical music really, the steps useddepending on the tempo and style of said music.

What continents is ballet danced in?


Where is ballet danced?

It depends, if you are talking about a ballet class, then it is at a ballet studio. If it is a performance you are talking about, then ballet is danced at a theater. If it is a local unprofessional ballet, then it is obviously at a local theatre. If it is a professional, then it is performed at a theater usually in the same popular city that the ballet company is in. Professional companies also go on tours to other major theaters.

When was ballet discovered?

Ballet was first danced in Italy but, King Luis the III created the first ballet school in France.

Why was ballet danced?

ballet originated in France, in the court of King Louis 14. This form of ballet was not wat we know today. It was mostly jsut little steps. But, to answer your question, ballet was danced for entertainment, and also because some people just love to dance. i am one of those people.

What is the difference between classical ballet and neoclassical ballet?

Neoclassical, commonly called Lyrical ballet is more of a flowy, jazzy style of ballet. Mostly danced in demi-pointe slippers made of canvas or leather you use typical classical ballet moves but interpret (sp?) the music more. THIS ABOVE IS TOTALLY INCORRECT. Neoclassical ballet is Balanchine (NYCB). Instead of long story ballets, the pieces are short. It is danced characteristly in a fast pace. Classical ballet consists of story ballets such as Sleeing Beauty,Giselle, Swan Lake and La Sylphide. The styles would be Vagonova,Cecchetti and French School.

Is Les Patineurs ballet still being danced today?

Yes, this season alone Les Patineurs is in the rep of The Sarasota Ballet and the Houston Ballet.

What is the date when ballet was first danced?

i know ballet began in the early 16oos but i don't know the exact date sorry

What role did king Louis 14th take in ballet?

He set up a ballet school in France and also danced the leading role in some of his ballet schools productions.

What famous ballerina danced in the ballet swan lake?

natasha willis

Who is born in 1925 her dad was an Osage Indian and danced with the Paris opera ballet and the new york city ballet with a statue of her?


What is Tchaikovsky's famous piece of music work that turned into an opera and movie and ballet and that Disney really likes it?

There has been at least one theatrical movie made of Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker, but it has never been an opera. Opera is a musical play in which all the dialogue is sung. In ballet the story is all played by the orchestra and danced, with no lyrics at all.

Did Patrick Swayze dance with a ballet company in New York at any time?

After attending Harkness Ballet Theater School he danced with the Joffrey Ballet Company and the Eliot Field Ballet Company in New York.

What have to do in ballet to win?

In ballet, it is not about winning. You merely dance as a sport or to enjoy it! I have danced for 11 years, and I enjoy it. Life isn't always about winning!

Where was Alessandra Ferri born?

Alessandra Ferri was born in Milan, Italy in 1993. She was born an Italian ballerina, she danced with The American Ballet Theatre as a principal dancer in New York she also danced with La Scala Ballet in Milan, Italy as a prima ballerina!

How would you dress if your doing ballet?

Ballet is danced in many different costumes depending on the plot of the story, but one thing that is indispensable is toe slippers.

Can you give a sentence that has the word danced?

Everyone at the party danced to the music.

Can you get a gcse in ballet?

No but you can get a GCSE in dance which sort of includes ballet. That's what they do at the Royal Ballet school.

What dance is danced the most?

I would say ballet because it is the basis of all dance.

Who was Dame Margot Fonteyn?

She was an Famous British Ballet Dancer and Danced until she was 58.