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Music for Ballet & Contemporary Classes

Music for Ballet Class
35 original solo piano pieces for ballet class and contemporary class by jazz pianist Søren Bebe.
Includes complete booklet with tracklist.

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CD 1. Music For Ballet Class
CD 2. Music for Contemporary Ballet Class

Composed, arranged and played by
SØREN BEBE

Construction of class created by
ALLAN NIELSEN

Finally a CD that fills in the ballet lessons strict form, in a inspiring and floating manner.
And as an added bonus CD 2 can be used as inspiration for choreography, contemporary classes or pure listening.

Pianist and composer, Søren Bebe, has worked with dancer and teacher, Allan Nielsen, for several years.
It has been a great mutual desire to put together this CD.
The music on these cd’s can be used for all class levels.

This CD was produced with financial support from the Danish Actors Association (Produktionsstøtte) and Gramex.
BOOKLET:

CD 1: Music for Ballet Class
MUSIC FOR BARRE WORK
1. Introduction. Preparatory exercise
4/4 . 32 measures. Time: 2:00

2 . Plié
3/4 . 64 measures. Time:2:22

3. Plié
3/4 . 64 measures. Time:2:09

4 . Plié (long version )
3/4 . 64 measures + 8 extra,
repeated without stop a tiny faster. Time:4:17

5 . Tendu
4/4 . 64 measures. Time:2:42

6 . Tendu 6/8
6/8. 32 measures. Time:1.23

7 . Tendu (Fast)
4/4 . 64 measures. Time:1:32

8 . Jeté
4/4 . 32 measures. Time:1:11

9 . Jeté (Fast, with breaks)
4/4 . 64 measures. Time:1:10

10 . Rond de jambe a térre
3/4 . 64 measures + 16 ekstra. Time:2:35

11 . Frappé
4/4 . 32 measures. Time:1:01

12 . Frappé (fast version).
4/4. 32 measures. Time:0:48

13 . Fondu
4/4 . 32 measures + 16 extra. Time:2:02

14 . Adagio
3/4 . 64 measures. Time:2:17

15 . Grand Battement
3/4 . 32 measures. Time:0:45

16. Plié/Relevé exercise
4/4 . 32 measures. Time:0:42

MUSIC FOR CENTER WORK

17 . Adagio
3/4. 64 measures. Time:2:11

18. Tendu
4/4 . 64 measures. Time:1:37

19. Pirouette combination ( Tango)
4/4 . 64 measures. Time:2:47

20. Pirouette combination (Waltz)
3/4 . 160 measures. Time:4:00

21. Pirouette combination (Waltz)
3/4. 192 measures. Time:4:16

22 . Petits sauts
2/4 meter . 32 measures. Time:0:48

23 . Assemblé
4/4 . 32 measures. Time:1:00

24 . Assemblé ( faster version)
4/4 . 64 measures. Time: 1:35

25. Grand allegro (Sisonne men)
3/4. 32 measures. Time:1:08

26 . Grand allegro
3/4. 128 measures. Time:2:02

27 . Tour en l´air (men)
4/4. 32 measures. Time:1:16

28 . Reverence
6/8. 32 measures. Time:2:18
All music composed, arranged and played by Søren Bebe
CD 2: Music for contemporary ballet class

1. Ambient 1. Time: 8:00
2. Moving In. Time: 8:00
3. Quietly Floating. Time: 8:00
4. Sne. Time: 8:00
5. Softly softly. Time: 8:00
6. Tango Fantasia. Time: 8:00
7. Summerwaltz

All music composed, arranged and played by Søren Bebe

CD1 recorded at Studio B, Copenhagen, at a Shigeru Kawai Grand Piano
CD2 recorded at Studio B, Copenhagen, and live at Dansehallerne using Ableton Live.

All music is mixed and mastered by John Fomsgaard at Karmacrew.

Biographies:

Allan Nielsen
Allan Nielsen was educated at the Royal Danish Ballet School in Copenhagen, Denmark, but has also trained at John Neumeiers Ballet School of the Hamburg Ballet in Germany.
Allan was employed as a principal dancer in Tivoli at the Pantomime Theater from 1984 to 2003.
At the moment Allan is pursuing a career as a character dancer working with the art of the Danish Commedia dell`arte, at the same place, Pantomime Theater. At the same time he is dedicating time to his work as a teacher of classical ballet.

Allan has taught at : Scanias Dance Theatre, Danish Dance Theatre, Pantomime Theatre.
He has ben employed 3 years at the Royal Swedish Ballet School and 4 years at the Royal Danish Theatre Ballet School as a teacher in ballet.
He is the co-owner of Christianshavns Ballet School, where he enjoys introducing children to the world of ballet. Allan is found of teaching all levels of ballet; regardless whether he is teaching children or pensioners, amateurs or professional. Allan seeks to give his pupils a sense of organic flow that allows everyone to experience dance as a union of music and movement.

Søren Bebe:

One of the leading pianists and composers on the Danish scene of jazz and contemporary music. Born in Odense, Denmark, on December 5th, 1975, Søren Bebe took his first piano lesson at age 8.
In 2004 he graduated from the Royal Danish Conservatory in Aarhus with an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Music.
Søren Bebe has released several jazz records as a leader and even more as a sideman.
As a composer Søren has written mostly for own groups but also commissioned work for the Danish theater “Team Teateret” as well as a large piece for the National Gallery of Denmark.
In 2012 Søren Bebe received a working grant from the Danish Arts Council.

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

Album Review

"This music is amazing!!!! I always warmup to it before a special performance or I just listen to it to calm myself down! Thank you Balletmusic DK!"
/Kirsten

"This is so nice music to help me get into pointe next year, thank you!!"
/Brookie

"Your Music Is Awesome!! It goes perfectly with my dances!"
/Sonia

"I like this music so much.  So beautiful, so touching!!! Thanks a lot!"
/곽채영

"Perfect and very beautiful"
/Santa Vera

"The music is great for practicing at home during our 2 week break. Thank you (that goes for all of your music)"
/Celestia

"Just the bests songs for classic lesson I ever heard ! Love using it for my students ! Thanks a lot to you it's a pleasure to hear these songs it is really inspiring"
/Armelle

"Perfect for practicing at home with ???"
/Joanna

"Your music is brilliant and the tempos are perfect for class. Thank you so much for this resource!"
/Emily

"I really like all the musical work you do. You really inspire me! And you make me create some ballet classes that are much enjoyed. Greetings from Mexico"
/Imaginarte
- Various reviews from my YouTube channel BalletMusicDK