Ballet Stories


Written By: David Angus

Written By: Jenny Agutter

Length:1 hours and 48 min.

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Audiobook Summary:The magic of ballet is evoked in these enchanting stories presented with many musical excerpts from the works themselves. Jenny Agutter, who before turning to acting was a dancer, presents the stories of two French ballets - Giselle and Coppelia - and the three great ballets by Tchaikovsky, in engaging style. These are tales of princes and princesses, of good fairies and bad witches, and, in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker , the brave soldier and Clara - but does it happen, or is it a dream? And there is the music - the lovely melody from Swan Lake , The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the waltzes and richly atmospheric passages painting, in sound, castles, forests, mists and lakes. A perfect introduction to the ballet...