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Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

Ballet

Ballet is a theatrical performance that tells a story using music, costumes, sets, and dance. Victoria Morgan, artistic director of the Cincinnati Ballet, talks with Naomi Lewin about ballet and ballet terms.

Music heard in this episode:

Delibes: Coppelia
Rameau: Castor and Pollux
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker

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This Week's Quiz

Which of the following is NOT a ballet by Tchaikovsky?

 The Nutcracker

 Swan Lake

 Sleeping Beauty

 Appalachian Spring

A ballet is a performance with music, costumes and sets that tells a story through dance.

 True

 False

How many ballets did Tchaikovsky write?

 one

 two

 three

 four

 five

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

Ballet

Ballet is a theatrical performance that tells a story using music, costumes, sets, and dance. Victoria Morgan, artistic director of the Cincinnati Ballet, talks with Naomi Lewin about ballet and ballet terms.

Music heard in this episode:

Delibes: Coppelia
Rameau: Castor and Pollux
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker

More shows about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

About Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker
Traditional Christmas Classical Music
Carnegie Hall

Learn more about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which of the following is NOT a ballet by Tchaikovsky?

 The Nutcracker

 Swan Lake

 Sleeping Beauty

 Appalachian Spring

A ballet is a performance with music, costumes and sets that tells a story through dance.

 True

 False

How many ballets did Tchaikovsky write?

 one

 two

 three

 four

 five

 

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