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Dance: Deborah Bull

Former ballet dancer Deborah Bull introduces music appropriated for the ballet stage, by Tchaikovsky, Bach, Ravel, Schubert, Stravinsky and Max Richter.

Deborah Bull is a former Royal Ballet principal dancer and was a Creative Director of the Royal Opera House. She is currently assistant principal at King's College London. Deborah chooses music which was not originally written for the ballet but was later appropriated by choreographers for the ballet stage. Her choices include music by Tchaikovsky, Bach, Ravel, Schubert, Stravinsky and Max Richter.

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Sat 26 Nov 2016 13:00

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade in C major Op.48 for string orchestra: Waltz

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Performer: Neville Marriner.
    • DECCA : 417-736-2.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Invitation to the dance - rondo brillant

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Herbert von Karajan.
    • DG : 469-683-2.
    • DG.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita no. 2 in D minor BWV.1004 for violin solo: Chaconne

    Performer: Nathan Milstein.
    • DG : 423-294 2.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto in G major for piano and orchestra: 2nd movement; Adagio assai

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Claudio Abbado. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DG : 419 062-2.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartet in D minor D.810 (Death and the maiden): 1st movement; Allegro

    Performer: Emerson String Quartet.
    • DG : 429 398-2.
    • DG.
    • 1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra: Toccata

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Itzhak Perlman.
    • TELDEC : 4509-98255-2.
    • TELDEC.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in D major K.205: Finale

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • PHILIPS : 416 362-2.
    • 13.
  • Jules Massenet

    Manon - ballet, arr. & orch. Leighton Lucas: Act 2 Scene 2

    Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Performer: Richard Bonynge.
    • DECCA : 470-525-2.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Mephisto waltz no. 2 S.515 for piano

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • VIRGIN : VC-7 90700-2.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Das Lied von der Erde: Der Einsame im Herbst

    Performer: Bernard Haitink. Performer: Janet Baker. Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS : 450 0142-2.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Georges Bizet

    Symphony in C major: Adagio

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Georges PrĂȘtre.
    • EURODISC : 610 521-231.
    • EURODISC AUSLESE.
    • 2.
  • Max Richter

    Infra for piano, string quintet and electronics: Infra 1

    Performer: Max Richter.
    • FAT CAT : CD1311.
    • Fat Cat Records.
    • 3.

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photo: Deborah Bull/credit: William Burlington

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