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Aaron Copland
"Hoe-Down" from Rodeo

 

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Copland: Rodeo

Agnes de Mille

Agnes de Mille loved to dance. She became hooked on ballet as a child, after seeing the famous ballerina Anna Pavlova perform. Agnes de Mille performed all over America and Europe, but she didn't hit it big until Rodeo -- the ballet that launched her career.

Track list:
Bernstein: Ten Commandments
Saint-Saens: Swan
Copland: “Buckaroo Holiday” from Rodeo
Rodgers: Oklahoma!
Rodgers: Dream Ballet from Oklahoma!
Lowe: Brigadoon
Rodgers: Carousel Waltz from Carousel

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Agnes de Mille's family was well know in what profession?

Medicine

Banking

Show Business

Education

Government


2.What was the first musical to use dance to tell the story?

Carousel

Oklahoma

South Pacific

Mary Poppins

Sound of Music


3. Which of the following does NOT describe Agnes de Mille?

Choreographer

Dancer

Author

Director

Actress


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