Ballet Music: A Handbook (Music Finders) (Paperback)
This book provides a practical guide for the professional musician who works with ballet companies. It addresses the daily routine of the modern ballet company, outlines the various roles, and examines the complete process of putting a dance performance on stage. Includes a listing of classic ballets in standard repertoire.
Matthew Naughtin studied violin performance, theory and composition at Northwestern University and was awarded a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance in 1970. He has been the Music Librarian of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra since 1997 and has also served as Music Librarian of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the Colorado Music Festival and the Omaha Symphony. He is also a composer whose original compositions and arrangements for orchestra and chamber ensembles have gained wide recognition.