Our July 2019 Album Release

Music For Ballet & Contemporary Classes
(OBS 2 CD's - 35 tracks)

Allan Nielsen was educated at the Royal Danish Ballet School in Copenhagen, Denmark, but has also trained at John Neumeiers Ballet School of the Hamburg Ballet in Germany. Allan was employed as a principal dancer in Tivoli at the Pantomime Theater from 1984 to 2003. 

Describing this album, composer Søren Bebe writes:

“This album fills in the ballet lessons strict form, in an inspiring and floating manner.  And as an added bonus CD 2 can be used as inspiration for choreography, contemporary classes or pure listening. Pianist and composer, Søren Bebe, has worked with dancer and teacher, Allan Nielsen, for several years.”

He is the co-owner of Christianshavns Ballet School, where he enjoys introducing children to the world of ballet. Allan is fond of teaching all levels of ballet; regardless whether he is teaching children or pensioners, amateurs or professionals. Allan seeks to give his pupils a sense of organic flow that allows everyone to experience dance as a union of music and movement.

Søren Bebe and Allan Nielsen had a strong mutual desire to create this album, which can be heard in each song. The music they have assembled on this album can be used for all class levels.  Click here for a soft and lovely sweet melt of calming joy.


Complete Album Track List and Credentials

CD 1: Music for Ballet Class

MUSIC FOR BARRE WORK

1. Introduction. Preparatory exercise 4/4. 32 measures. Time: 2:00
2. Plié  3/4 . 64 measures. Time: 2:22
3. Plié 3/4 . 64 measures. Time: 2:09
4. Plié (long version ) 3/4 . 64 measures + 8 extra, repeated without stop a tiny faster. Time: 4:17
5. Tendu 4/4 . 64 measures. Time: 2:42
6. Tendu 6/8 6/8. 32 measures. Time: 1.23
7. Tendu (Fast) 4/4 . 64 measures. Time: 1:32
8. Jeté 4/4 . 32 measures. Time: 1:11
9. Jeté (Fast, with breaks) 4/4 . 64 measures. Time: 1:10
10. Rond de jambe a térre 3/4 . 64 measures + 16 ekstra. Time: 2:35
11. Frappé  4/4 . 32 measures. Time: 1:01     
12. Frappé  (fast version). 4/4. 32 measures. Time: 0:48
13. Fondu 4/4 . 32 measures + 16 extra. Time: 2:02
14. Adagio  3/4 . 64 measures. Time: 2:17
15. Grand Battement 3/4 . 32 measures. Time: 0:45           
16. Plié/Relevé exercise 4/4 . 32 measures. Time: 0:42

MUSIC FOR CENTRE WORK

17. Adagio  3/4. 64 measures. Time: 2:11
18. Tendu 4/4. 64 measures. Time: 1:37
19. Pirouette combination 1 (Tango) 4/4. 64 measures. Time: 2:47
20. Pirouette combination 2 (Waltz) 3/4. 160 measures. Time: 4:00
21. Pirouette combination 3 (Waltz) 3/4. 192 measures. Time: 4:16
22. Petits sauts 2/4 meter. 32 measures. Time: 0:48
23. Assemblé 4/4. 32 measures. Time: 1:00
24. Assemblé ( faster version) 4/4 . 64 measures. Time: 1:35
25. Grand allegro (Sisonne men) 3/4. 32 measures. Time: 1:08
26. Grand allegro 3/4. 128 measures. Time: 2:02
27. Tour en l´air (men) 4/4. 32 measures. Time: 1:16
28. Reverence 6/8. 32 measures. Time: 2:18

CD 2: Music for contemporary ballet class

1.(29) Ambient 1. Time: 8:00
2.(30) Moving In. Time: 8:00
3.(31) Quietly Floating. Time: 8:00
4.(32) Sne/Snow. Time: 8:00
5.(33) Softly softly. Time: 8:00
6.(34) Tango Fantasia. Time: 8:00
7.(35) Summerwaltz

Composed, arranged and played by SØREN BEBE 
Construction of class created by ALLAN NIELSEN