Beginning Ballet II Playlist: Saturday, 12/14/2019 (Holiday Edition)

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, Music Director Eric Valinsky played the following selections to accompany Artistic Director Carrie Diamond’s Beginning Ballet II class. Selections from The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky are indicated in read.


  • Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell: How Long Blues
  • Act II Tableau III
  • Act I Tableau I (Christmas Tree)
  • Act I March
  • Act II Reed Pipes
  • Act II Chocolate (Spanish)
  • Act II Reed Pipes
  • Act II Coffee (Arabian)
  • Act II Sugarplum Fairy Variation
  • Act II Mother Ginger
  • Act II Tableau II (Snow)
  • Act I Tempo de Gross-Vater
  • Act II Grand Pas de Deux


  • Beethoven: Sonata Op. 13 (Pathétique) Adagio cantabile
  • Bach: Little Prelude in C major BWV 933
  • Schumann: Schlummerlied (Slumber Song) from Albumblätter, Op. 124 (Official Cecchetti class music)
  • Percy Grainger: Walking Tune
  • Act II Coffee (Arabian) Reprise
  • Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations, Theme
  • Act II Waltz Finale
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #6, BWV 1051 III (Allegro)
  • Act II Waltz of the Flowers