Today’s episode is the final installment in our little series about Tchaikovsky, and we’re going to be digging into all things Swan Lake.
In this episode, you’ll learn…
- Why dancers thought the music in the ballet score was undanceable
- A bit of the story that is told through the music and dance of Swan Lake
- How Tchaikovsky completely changed ballet scores
Links Mentioned in the Episode:
Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 22
Enjoy the links to performances connected to our theme of Swan Lake until our next episode airs in two weeks.
Day 2: Dance of the Little Swans
Day 3: Black Swan pas de deux
Day 5: Finale
Day 7: Odette’s Entrance
Day 8: The Dying Swan (song was written by Camille Saint-Saens for Carnival of the Animals but is often performed within Swan Lake)
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