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Discussion of the Most Popular Ballets # 2 Swan Lake from The Cleveland Ballet


In our Discussion of the Most Popular Ballets we move to #2 Swan Lake: Swan Lake was composed by Tchaikovsky in 1875 through 1876.  It premiered on February 20, 1877 at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow under the name “The … Continue reading

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Discussion of the Most Popular Ballets – 1 The Nutcracker from The Cleveland Ballet


The Nutcracker Ballet is based on the story “The Nutcracker and the King of Mice” written by E.T.A. Hoffman.  The story is of a young girl who has dreams of a Prince, a Nutcracker, and a terrible battle against a … Continue reading

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