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Music for Ballet Class Vol.1 by Søren Bebe

33 original solo piano pieces for ballet class by jazz pianist Søren Bebe.
Includes complete booklet with tracklist.

As a freelance accompanist for dance, Søren has worked at, among other places, The Royal Danish Ballet, The Royal Danish Ballet School, Danish Dance Theatre, The Danish National School of Performing Arts, Dansehallerne and The Pantomime Theatre in Tivoli.

Music for Ballet Class Vol.1
– Original Piano Pieces for Ballet Class by Jazz Pianist Søren Bebe –

Barre Exercises

1. Warm Up, 4/4, 12 x 8 counts, 3:31
2. Plié 1, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 2:18
3. Plié 2, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 2:25
4. Tendu 1, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 1:31
5. Tendu 1 (fast), 16 x 8 counts, 2:15Th
6. Tendu 2, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 0:53
7. Jeté 1, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 0:53
8. Jeté 1 (fast, with breaks), 4/4, 12 x 8 counts, 1:03
9. Jeté 1 (fast, with breaks, variation) 8 x 8 counts, 0:44
10. Jete 2, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 0:50
11. Rond de Jambe á Terre, 3/4, 16 x 8 counts, 3:45
12. Fondu, 4/4, 16 x 8 counts, 2:36
13. Frappé, 4/4, 16 x 8 counts, 1:43
14. Frappé (fast), 16 x 8 counts, 1:27
15. Rond de Jambe en L’air, 3/4, 8 x 8 counts, 2:06
16. Adagio, 3/4, 8 x 8 counts, 2:09
17. Adagio (slower), 3/4, 8 x 8 counts, 2:28
18. Petit Battement, 2/4, 7 x 8 counts, 1:14
19. Grand Battement, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 1:19
20. Grand Battement (slow), 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 1:29

Center Exercises

21. Tendu, 4/4, 16 x 8 counts, 2:16
22. Adagio, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 2:38
23. Adagio (slightly faster), 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 2:20
24. Pirouette 1 (tango), 4/4, 16 x 8 counts, 2:25
25. Pirouette 2 (waltz), 3/4, 8 x 8 counts, 1:24
26. Petit Allegro, 2/4, 8 x 8 counts, 0:53
27. Assemblé 1, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 0:56
28. Assemblé 2, 4/4, 8 x 8 counts, 1:09
29. Grand Allegro, 3/4, 16 x 8 counts, 2:20
30. Tour en L’air, 4/4, 4 x 8 counts, 0:44
31. Coda, 2/4, 16 x 8 counts, 2:00
32. Port de Bras, 3/4, 8 x 8 counts, 2:18
33. Reverence, 3/4, 4 x 8 counts, 1:15

Total playing time: 59:20

All songs composed, arranged and played by Søren Bebe

Recorded at Studio B, Copenhagen, on a Shigeru Kawai SK6 Grand Piano
Mixed and mastered by John Fomsgaard at Karmacrew

A special Thank You to my pre-listeners for inputs, ideas and suggestions:
Mélanie Lebrun, Linda Farace, Cheryl Lynn Shavel, Terra Deyo, Francesca del Carmen, Shona Bennett (Bennett School of Ballet & Jazz), Lauri Worrill-Biggs (Freelance Ballet Instructor, Julianna Slager (Artistic Director Ballet 5:8), Allan Nielsen (Christianshavns Balletskole) & Andreina Quintero

Album Review

(5.0 out of 5 stars) "Perfect for dance classes and ballet exercises. I have been using Soren's music for my contemporary and ballet dance classes. Great tracks for warmups and choreography. So pleased to have discovered this wonderful artist."

(5.0 out of 5 stars) "I love Soren Bebe's Ballet CDs, especially when it's jazzy. When I prepare my classes, sometimes I listen to the whole track because it's so beautiful!"

(5.0 out of 5 stars) "Beautiful music. So cool to find new pieces for ballet classes. It is really helpful to teach ballet with well structured and easy to listen music. Applausse for Soren!"

(5.0 out of 5 stars) "I love Soren's music especially after a long working day, it is so relax and peace. i can also listen to this music when i'm sleeping. every time when i listen to this CD before bed time, i have a good deep sleep, these songs are my sleeping pills. thank Soren for your music passion . all the best !!!"

(5.0 out of 5 stars) "Søren is an inspired musician. I highly recommend his music for your personal ballet /floor training."

(5.0 out of 5 stars) "Highest Reccommendstion Just Beautiful. Soren Is a wonderful artist. This music for ballet class has been created with great care and artistry.
Even though this was made for ballet classes it is beautiful music which can be enjoyed just to listen to. I have never danced ballet but can tell you I love this music. It is very beautiful and calming to listen to.
I highly recommend this lovely music. I put it on while I am doing things around the house or simply while writing on my computer or cooking. Highly enjoyable with beautiful compositions and playing."

(5.0 out of 5 stars) "I have heard some of Soren Bebe's music online and loved it.
I'm sure the full album is wonderful and will be very helpful for me.
I'm a ballet teacher for students, adult beginners as well as professional dancers in Tel Aviv"

(5.0 out of 5 stars) "Soren's music for ballet is beautiful, from plies through grand battement. from adadio to grand allegro, Soren's music (and musicality) is not only technically specific, but also emotionally vibrant."
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