A ballet with Purcell's music
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Shakespeare's Othello in music
6. A ballet with Purcell's music
In 1949, Mexican choreographer José Limón created a 20-minute, four character ballet called The Moor's Pavane to the music of Henry Purcell. It has become standard repertoire for dance companies around the world and notable interpreters of the lead role included Rudolf Nureyev.