Huffington Post: Women can write ballet music as well as men
Author: Alexander Sanger, Contributor
“How many times have I heard at the end of a ballet performance, ‘Why did the choreographer select that piece of music?’ Or, ‘I saw X choreograph that music much better.” Or, “The music didn’t fit the dance.’
While I don’t agree with Elizabeth Streb that music is the enemy of dance, some pieces of music are.
How do we help choreographers find an ally – a piece of music best suited to realize their artistic vision? Maybe by looking beyond what the herd is doing.”