Ballet Music: A Handbook

Ballet Music: A Handbook

by Matthew Naughtin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538114582
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/12/2018
Series: Music Finders Series
Pages: 470
Product dimensions: 5.87(w) x 8.99(h) x 1.32(d)

About the Author

Matthew Naughtin studied violin performance, theory and composition at Northwestern University and was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance in 1970. He has been the Music Librarian of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra since 1997 and has also served as Music Librarian of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the Colorado Music Festival and the Omaha Symphony. He is also a composer whose original compositions and arrangements for orchestra and chamber ensembles have gained wide recognition.

Table of Contents

Part I: How Ballet Works
Chapter 1: The World of Ballet: Choreographers, Ballet Masters, Dancers
Chapter 2: Ballet Structure and Terminology
Chapter 3: The Ballet Company
Chapter 4: The Pianist
Chapter 5: The Conductor
Chapter 6: The Composer
Chapter 7: The Music Librarian
Chapter 8: Music Preparation, Adapting Classic Ballets
Chapter 9: Creating New Ballets
Chapter 10: Licensing, Contracts, Legal Issues
Part II: Repertoire and Reference
Chapter 11: Ballet Repertoire
Chapter 12: Ballet Reference Resources
Appendix 1: Instrumental Abbreviations
Appendix 2: Request for Grand Rights License
Appendix 3: Grand Rights License
Appendix 4: Music Commissioning Agreement
Appendix 5: Joint Music Commissioning Agreement
Appendix 6: Master Use License
Appendix 7: Television and Internet Promotion Master Use License Agreement
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