Ballet Media Selections

Composer and Publisher: Donald Robert Long

Artist Name: Robert Long

Contact: rlong@rlongballetmusic.com

Section A:

mid to quick tempo; catchy rhythms

1. “Ragtime with Attitude

Subtitle:Battements Tendus, Etudes Volume 3 Album
Meta Data: solo ragtime piano, attitude, tongue in cheek, humorous, in your face, stand-offish

2. “I’m late, where are the car keys?

Subtitle:Chaines, Etudes Volume 3 Album

Meta Data: solo classical piano, hectic, humorous, confused whirlwind, dizzy, going in circles, honey I’m late where are the car keys?

3. “Ready, Set, GO!

Subtitle:Battements Frappes and Petits Battements Alternate

Meta Data: classical piano allegro, boisterous, happy, vigorous, dizzy, scrambling, in a hurry!, confused

4. “Slinky Slick

Subtitle:Battements Fondus Ballet Etudes Album

Meta Data: tango, solo piano, mysterious, saucy, attitude, tongue in cheek, seductive, spicey, dramatic, evocative, slinky

5. “Slinky Slick(full length)

Subtitle:Battements Fondus Ballet Etudes Album

Meta Data: tango, solo piano, mysterious, saucy, attitude, tongue in cheek, seductive, spicey, dramatic, evocative, slinky

6. “Shuffle off to Buckhorn

Subtitle:Coupes Fouettes Raccourcis Sautes, Etudes II Album

Meta Data: solo piano shuffle, mischievous, humorous, impish, jaunty, flippant, giddy, prankish, playful, attitude

7. “Shuffle off to Buckhorn(full length)

Subtitle:Coupes Fouettes Raccourcis Sautes, Etudes II Album

Meta Data: solo piano shuffle, mischievous, humorous, impish, jaunty, flippant, giddy, prankish, playful, attitude

8. “Keystone Cops

Subtitle:Chaines, Ballet Etudes Album

Meta Data: solo piano allegro, frantic, manic, silly, slapstick, cartoons, pie in the face, flying frenzy, delirious

9. “A Happy Little Tune

Subtitle:Petits Battements

Meta Data: solo piano, bright, joyous, merry, cheerful, sunny, lighthearted, playful, carefree, jollity, laughter, ecstatic, jovial

10. “Diary of a Mouse

Subtitle:Chaines Etudes II Album

Meta Data: solo piano allegro, scurrying, frantic, scampering, darting, sprinting, anxious, uneasy, frightened, jittery, nervous, worried, jumpy, twitchy, antsy, fretful

Section B:

slow to mid tempo; lyrical

1. “Gentle River Stream

Subtitle:Balances en Tournant, Etudes Volume 3 Album

Meta Data: solo piano, gentle, wistful, flowing, lyrical, river stream, peaceful, repose

2. “Sombre Reflections(shorter version)

Subtitle:Ronds de Jambe

Meta Data: solo piano legato, wistful, moody, longing, sad, homesick, regretful

3. “Sombre Reflections(full length)

Subtitle:Ronds de Jambe

Meta Data: solo piano legato, wistful, moody, longing, sad, homesick, regretful

4. “The Broken Dream

Subtitle:1st Adage

Meta Data: solo piano, despondent, dejected, lost, heart-broken, questioning, unsure, hopeless, lonely, desolate, sundered

5. “The Broken Dream(full length)

Subtitle:1st Adage

Meta Data: solo piano, despondent, dejected, lost, heart-broken, questioning, unsure, hopeless, lonely, desolate, sundered

6. “Early Summer Morning

Subtitle:Lyrical 3/4 Enchainement

Meta Data: lyrical piano solo, undulating, born anew, peaceful, content, serene, ease, soothing, swaddling, pleasurable

7. “A Dream Too Far

Subtitle:Developpes Centre Etudes II Album

Meta Data: piano solo adagio, yearning, melancholy, longing, sadness, wistful, plaintive, mournful, doleful, forlorn

8. “Acquiescence

Subtitle:Adage in 4/4 Etudes Volume 3 Album

Meta Data: piano solo adagio, reverence, repose, serenity, composure, equanimity, poise, deferential, venerable, respectful, noble