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  1. Wow. Thanks for all your replies. To answer some of the questions... First of all, my son is growing like a weed, thanks for asking. He's doing great. Now, I don't know what arts channel it was, but at the end of the peice there was some identifying information printed on the screen, like MTV used to do with their videos (maybe they still do, it's been a while). That's where I got the Berlin 2001 information, so it was not a complete ballet. Also, the title and composer seemed to be in German, but if I remembered, I wouldn't have to ask you nice people. BTW, the spacesuit comment was a bad
  2. Thanks. I don't think it was contemporary. The music sounded like traditional classical orchestration, and the costumes looked maybe 18th century. But since I don't know anything about ballet, maybe I'm assuming they have to use electronic music and spacesuits for contemporary/modern dance (The composer's name was German also.) Here's another wierd clue: I saw an interview with a famous ballet choreographer in the New Yorker magazine. I didn't read it, but in the photo, he was standing in his Sunday best, with burlap rags -- just like the ones in the mystery ballet -- hanging down and just
  3. Hi: I'm an outsider with little or no interest in ballet, but I have a question. I was at the hospital changing channels after my son was born, and I stopped on the "arts" channel, where there was a strange little ballet that I'm trying to identify. Being sleep-deprived, all I remember was it was a performance from Berlin in 2001, and the name of the ballet and the piece were in German. There was a group of women on a raised platform on the stage, kind of swaying back and forth. Then there was a male dancer, sort of running back and forth on the stage in front of the platform. This went on fo
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