La Plaisiers Ballet: Sarabande by Jean-Baptiste Lully La Plaisiers Ballet: Sarabande1655Baroque Jean-Baptiste Lully Jean-Baptiste LullyBaroqueBorn: 28 November 1632, Florence, ItalyNationality: FrenchDied: 22 March 1687, Paris, France Lully was a composer, instrumentalist, and dancer. He is considered a master of the French Baroque best known for his operas, Lully spent most of his career working in the French court of Louis XIV … Continue reading La Plaisiers Ballet: Sarabande by Jean-Baptiste Lully

Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein Fancy Free1946Ballet, Jazz Leonard Bernstein Leonard BernsteinMusicals, OperaBorn: 25 August 1918, Massachusetts, USANationality: AmericanDied: 4 October 1990, New York, USA Bernstein was a composer, conductor, pianist, educator, author, and humanitarian. Consider among the most important conductors of his time Bernstein was the first American conductor to receive international acclaim. Best known for the musical … Continue reading Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

Billy the Kid by Aaron Copland

Billy the Kid1938Ballet Aaron CoplandJazzBorn: 14 November 1900, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 2 December 1990, New York, USA Copland was a composer, writer, composition teacher and conductor. The open, slowly changing harmonies of his music evoke vast landscapes and the pioneer spirit of America. Best known for his vernacular style of the 1930s and … Continue reading Billy the Kid by Aaron Copland