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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 | This is an Activity Sheet available

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