Music written for ballet, which consist witn…

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  1. Saher

    Saher New Member

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    Music written for ballet, which consist witn dances, is called a-
     
  2. Pablito

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    There are 2 things i can think of that the music would be called- classical music and ballet music. I looked on wikipedia… Ballet as amusic form progressed from simply a complement to dance, to a concretecompositional form that often had as much value as the dance that went alongwith it. The dance form, originating in France during the 17 th century, beganas a theatrical dance. It was not until the 19 th century that ballet gainedstatus as a “classical” form. In ballet, the terms ‘classical’ and ‘romantic’are chronologically reversed from musical usage. Thus, the 19 th centuryclassical period in ballet coincided with the 19 th century Romantic era inMusic. Ballet music composers from the 17 th–19 th centuries, including the likesof Jean-Baptiste Lully and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, were predominantly inFrance and Russia. Yet with the increased international notoriety seen in Tchaikovsky’slifetime, ballet music composition and ballet in general spread across thewestern world. Im not taking credit for this…
     

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