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    Default Pre-19th Century Ballet

    Suites from opéra-ballet, theatrical dance music, classical period, baroque. What are your favourites? I don't really know much about this music but I really like this by Rameau:

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    Rameau is a good example of pre-19th century ballet; Lully also comes to mind as well. Works like "Le bourgeois gentilhomme" contain ballet music.
    A way a lone a last a loved a long the riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs.

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    Alas, I haven't managed to watch a ballet by my favourite composer, Lully, but I love the music and would single out Xerxes:

    My fiddle my joy.

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