Definition of Ballet. Meaning of Ballet. Synonyms of Ballet

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Definition of Ballet

Ballet
Ballet Bal"let`, n. [F., a dim. of bal dance. See 2d Ball, n.] 1. An artistic dance performed as a theatrical entertainment, or an interlude, by a number of persons, usually women. Sometimes, a scene accompanied by pantomime and dancing. 2. The company of persons who perform the ballet. 3. (Mus.) A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa la burden or chorus, -- most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers. 4. (Her.) A bearing in coats of arms, representing one or more balls, which are denominated bezants, plates, etc., according to color.

Meaning of Ballet from wikipedia

- ballet. A ballet, a work, consists of the c****ography and music for a ballet production. Ballets are c****ographed and performed by trained ballet dancers...
- A ballet dancer (Italian: ballerina [balleˈriːna] fem.; ballerino [balleˈriːno] masc.) is a person who practices the art of cl****ical ballet. Both females...
- "At the Ballet" is a song from the musical A Chorus Line. Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical noted: Composer Marvin Hamlisch...
- Ballet is a formalized form of dance with its origins in the Italian Renaissance courts of 15th and 16th centuries. Ballet spread from Italy to France...
- Spandau Ballet (/ˈspændaʊ ˈbæleɪ/ SPAN-dow BAL-ay) were an English New Romantic band formed in Islington, London, in 1979. Inspired by the capital's post-punk...
- A ballet shoe, or ballet slipper, is a lightweight shoe designed specifically for ballet dancing. It may be made from soft leather, canvas, or satin, and...
- Russian ballet (Russian: Русский балет) (French: Ballet russe) is a form of ballet characteristic of or originating from Russia. Until 1689, ballet in Russia...
- A dream ballet, in musical theater, is an all-dance, no-singing production number that reflects the themes of the production. The plot, themes, and characters...
- Cl****ical ballet is any of the traditional, formal styles of ballet that exclusively employ cl****ical ballet technique. It is known for its aesthetics...
- Щелкунчик, tr. Shchelkunchik listen (help·info)) is an 1892 two-act ballet ("fairy ballet"; Russian: балет-феерия, balet-feyeriya), originally c****ographed...
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