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Joseph Lanner
Joseph Lanner (12 April 1801 – 14 April 1843) was an Austrian dance music composer. He is best remembered as one of the earliest Viennese composers to reform the waltz from a simple peasant dance to something that even the ...
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Émile Waldteufel
Émile Waldteufel (born Charles Émile Lévy, 9 December 1837 – 12 February 1915) was a French pianist, conductor and composer of dance music.
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Wallingford Riegger
Wallingford Constantine Riegger (April 29, 1885 – April 2, 1961) was an American music composer, well known for orchestral and modern dance music, and film scores. He was born in Albany, Georgia, but lived much of his life in N...
Composer
The Fairy Queen
Baroque opera from 1692
Meredith Jane Monk
Meredith Jane Monk (born November 20, 1942) is an American composer, performer, director, vocalist, filmmaker, and choreographer. Since the 1960s, Monk has created multi-disciplinary works which combine music, theatre, and danc...
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Johann Strauss II
Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899), also known as Johann Strauss Jr., the Younger, the Son (German: Sohn), Johann Baptist Strauss, was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas...
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Vesna svyashchennaya [Le Sacre du printemps]
20th century ballet

The Rite of Spring (French: Le Sacre du printemps; Russian: Весна священная, Vesna svyashchennaya, "sacred spring") is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was written for the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's ...

Petrushka
20th century ballet

Petrushka (French: Pétrouchka; Russian: Петрушка) is a ballet burlesque in four scenes. It was composed in 1910–11 and revised in 1947. Igor Stravinsky composed the music, and, with Alexandre Benois, fashioned the libretto. Michel Fokine choreographed the ballet; Benois designed ...

Orfeo ed Euridice
Pre-classical opera

Orfeo ed Euridice (French version: Orphée et Eurydice; English: Orpheus and Eurydice) is an opera composed by Christoph Willibald Gluck based on the myth of Orpheus, set to a libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi. It belongs to the genre of ...

Les Pêcheurs de Perles
Romantic opera from 1863

Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) is an opera in three acts by the French composer Georges Bizet, to a libretto by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré. It was premiered on 30 September 1863 at the Théâtre Lyrique in ...

Appalachian Spring Suite
20th century ballet suite

Appalachian Spring is a composition by Aaron Copland that premiered in 1944 and has achieved widespread and enduring popularity as an orchestral suite. The ballet, scored for a thirteen-member chamber orchestra, was created upon commission of choreographer and dancer Martha ...

... Provides chart recaps for dance and electronic music from the December 2, 2000, issue through the ... "Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales Artists," "Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales Titles," "Hot Dance ... Music/Maxi-Singles Sales Labels," "Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales Imprints," "Hot Dance Music ...
... Describes topics of discussion at the fourth annual Billboard Dance Music Summit which was held in ... Chicago July 16-18, 1997. Notes that the dance music movement has gained acceptance as evidenced by ... the addition of a dance music category to the Grammy Awards. Includes discussion of the radio ...
Yevgeny Onegin
Romantic opera from 1878

Eugene Onegin (Russian: Евгений Онегин, Yevgény Onégin), Op. 24, is an opera ("lyrical scenes") in 3 acts (7 scenes), composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The libretto, organised by the composer and Konstantin Shilovsky, very closely follows certain passages in Alexander ...

... A dance script for a contra dance formation, including the sheet music for the dance "The Joy of Dance" is presented. ...
... music even though much of the most influential dance music was created in America. Discusses why the ... British dance acts are more accessible than U.S. acts, why Americans regard MTV's new dance music ... show "Amp" as "revolutionary," and covers the U.S. music industry's new interest in dance acts. ...
... A recording of dance tunes and songs from Lincolnshire by the Liam Robinson Dance Band is reviewed (NKM). ...