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Aaron Copland:

Agnes de Mille

Agnes de Mille loved to dance. She became hooked on ballet as a child, after seeing the famous ballerina Anna Pavlova perform. Agnes de Mille performed all over America and Europe, but she didn't hit it big until Rodeo -- the ballet that launched her career.

Music heard in this episode:

Bernstein: Ten Commandments
Saint-Saens: Swan
Copland: “Buckaroo Holiday” from Rodeo
Rodgers: Oklahoma!
Rodgers: Dream Ballet from Oklahoma!
Lowe: Brigadoon
Rodgers: Carousel Waltz from Carousel

Learn more about Aaron Copland

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This Week's Quiz

Agnes de Mille's family was well know in what profession?

 Medicine

 Banking

 Show Business

 Education

 Government

What was the first musical to use dance to tell the story?

 Carousel

 Oklahoma

 South Pacific

 Mary Poppins

 Sound of Music

Which of the following does NOT describe Agnes de Mille?

 Choreographer

 Dancer

 Author

 Director

 Actress

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Aaron Copland:

Agnes de Mille

Agnes de Mille loved to dance. She became hooked on ballet as a child, after seeing the famous ballerina Anna Pavlova perform. Agnes de Mille performed all over America and Europe, but she didn't hit it big until Rodeo -- the ballet that launched her career.

Music heard in this episode:

Bernstein: Ten Commandments
Saint-Saens: Swan
Copland: “Buckaroo Holiday” from Rodeo
Rodgers: Oklahoma!
Rodgers: Dream Ballet from Oklahoma!
Lowe: Brigadoon
Rodgers: Carousel Waltz from Carousel

Learn more about Aaron Copland

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Agnes de Mille's family was well know in what profession?

 Medicine

 Banking

 Show Business

 Education

 Government

What was the first musical to use dance to tell the story?

 Carousel

 Oklahoma

 South Pacific

 Mary Poppins

 Sound of Music

Which of the following does NOT describe Agnes de Mille?

 Choreographer

 Dancer

 Author

 Director

 Actress

 

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