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The Tutu's Tale: A Cultural History Of Ballet's 'Angels'

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L'Oiseau de Feu (The Firebird Suite) (Revised 1945 Version): Berceuse Columbia Symphony Orchestra / Igor Stravinsky
Russian Dance (Trepak) Boston Pops Orchestra
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Classics for Children [Gold Seal]
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Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy Style of Five
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Style of Five
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Rite of Spring: Part One Adoration of the Earth - Igor Str St. Olaf Orchestra
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Ballet
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I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm Billie Holiday
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Wonderland: Cool December
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In Berlin, A Musical Tribute To Composer Pierre Boulez

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