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1010f11 9-14

  1. 1. Ballet
  2. 2. Opera was invented around <ul><li>1) 1300 </li></ul><ul><li>2) 1600 </li></ul><ul><li>3) 1800 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Which refers to the “spoken” parts of an opera (even though they are actually sung?) <ul><li>1) Recitative </li></ul><ul><li>2) Aria </li></ul>
  4. 4. Louis XIV (r. 1643-1715)
  5. 7. 17th c. France <ul><li>Academie Royale de Musique </li></ul><ul><li>Operas, Divertissements </li></ul>
  6. 8. http://youtu.be/mGUC7aC7dYQ
  7. 9. 18th C. France <ul><li>Opéra-ballet </li></ul><ul><li>eventually voiceless </li></ul><ul><li>scenario </li></ul>
  8. 10. 19th C. Ballet
  9. 11. <ul><li>NOTE: in ballet, “classical” and “romantic” are chronologically reversed. </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>1800-30 transition </li></ul><ul><li>Beethoven’s Promethius </li></ul><ul><li>Still in operas </li></ul>Romantic Ballet
  11. 13. When did ballet first begin to separate from opera? <ul><li>1) 17th C </li></ul><ul><li>2) 18th C </li></ul><ul><li>3) 19th C </li></ul>
  12. 14. Classical Ballet
  13. 16. Which ballet is not by Tchaikovsky? <ul><li>1) the Nutcracker </li></ul><ul><li>2) Sleeping Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>3) Swan Lake </li></ul><ul><li>4) the Nightingale </li></ul>
  14. 17. Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake (1876)
  15. 18. 20th Century Ballet
  16. 19. Classical Modern/Contemporary
  17. 20. Sergei Diaghilev, Ballet Russes
  18. 21. Stravinsky, Rite of Spring (1913)
  19. 22. Despite the innovations of Rite of Spring , the Ballet russes was a <ul><li>1) Modern dance company </li></ul><ul><li>2) Classical dance company </li></ul><ul><li>3) Neo-Lullyan dance company </li></ul>
  20. 23. Isadora Duncan Martha Graham http://youtu.be/WOdOGFtTa7A
  21. 24. Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring (1944) (1944) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91y-NEdTj-g
  22. 25. Ballet in the American Musical
  23. 26. An American in Paris (1951)

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