Music for Ballet Class – Greatest Hits from the 1930s (mp3 download)

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30 of the Greatest Hits from the 1930s in one ballet class album!

Music for a full ballet class (barre + center) with all the greatest hits from the 30s era like “Tea for Two”, “It Don’t Mean a Thing” and “I Loves You, Porgy”.
Arranged and played by one of the best jazz and ballet class pianists out there!

This is a downloadable digital album, identical to the version on iTunes/Amazon, but at a discounted price!
(Well actually this mp3 version is of a higher quality than iTunes as it’s 320 kbps…)
You can download it immediately after purchase, unzip and drag it to your computer’s iTunes or media library for synchronization with your phone or tablet.

For links to CD version, sheet music and more click HERE!

See a complete track list and hear examples from the album below.

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“Music for Ballet Class – Greatest Hits from the 1930s” is the first full length ballet class album from Peter James, a pianist who excels in making amazing piano versions of famous jazz and pop hits to use in ballet classes.

The album consists of 30 of the greatest hits that became famous in the 1930’s – mostly tunes considered “jazz standards” today.

Track list:
1 Body and Soul (Plié) 128 counts 3:58
2 These Foolish Things (Slow tendu) 64 counts 1:54
3 Mood Indigo (Tendu) 64 counts 1:20
4 I’m in the Mood for Love (Jeté) 64 counts 1:00
5 It Don’t Mean a Thing (Jeté) 64 counts 0:48
6 Beautiful Love (Rond de jambe à terre) 64 counts 2:09
7 All or Nothing at All (Fondu) 128 counts 2:29
8 I Can’t Get Started (Rond de jambe en l’air) 64 counts 1:40
9 Let’s Fall in Love (Frappé) 64 counts 1:03
10 Tea for Two (Frappé) 64 counts 1:07
11 Back in the Saddle Again (Petit battement) 64 counts 1:06
12 I Loves You, Porgy (Adagio) 64 counts 2:23
13 But Not for Me (Grand battement) 64 counts 1:13
14 You Are Too Beautiful (Port de bras) 64 counts 2:09
15 How Deep Is the Ocean (Stretch) 64 counts 2:30
16 Blue Moon (Tendu) 128 counts 2:25
17 On the Sunny Side of the Street (Tendu) 64 counts 1:12
18 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Adagio) 128 counts 3:59
19 But Not for Me (Waltz) 64 counts 1:09
20 It’s Only a Paper Moon (Fondu) 64 counts 1:26
21 Someday My Prince Will Come (Pirouettes) 128 counts 2:17
22 Night and Day (Tango pirouettes) 192 counts 3:30
23 A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Small jumps) 64 counts 0:44
24 I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (Small jumps) 128 counts 1:15
25 Just Friends (Small jumps) 128 counts 1:18
26 Pennies from Heaven (Assemblé) 128 counts 1:32
27 Bei mir bist Du schön (Grand allegro) 128 counts 1:52
28 Cheek to Cheek (Piqué tour) 128 counts 1:51
29 Caravan (Coda) 64 counts 1:13
30 I’m Confessin’ that I Love You (Reverence) 64 counts 1:55

Total Playing Time: 54:25

Reviews (3)

3 reviews for Music for Ballet Class – Greatest Hits from the 1930s (mp3 download)

  1. Bernadette Power (verified owner)

    Great material for the piano student who wants to learn some jazz repertoire. The arrangements are versatile and interesting.

  2. Sheryl Krissansen (verified owner)

    Amazing album my students really enjoy dancing to as i enjoy teaching with this delightful music….im a total fan looking forward to future albums

  3. Joan Martin

    Music for Ballet Class – Greatest Hits from the 1930’s” by Peter James Is so refreshing like all his Cd’s for dancing. This particular genre is not only one of my favorites, it introduces my dancers to a em whole other spectrum of music they never knew about! Brilliant!

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