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Classical 101

Even Tchaikovsky Included Cats in His Work

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Iohna Loots and Paul Kay in The Sleeping Beauty

Tchaikovsky's ballets are popular favorites. He created many fascinating dances...sugarplums, snowflakes, swans, and mice to name but a few. Did you know he had dancing cats?

The Royal Opera House Ballet has a number of dances on their website, including the White Cat and Puss-in-Boots from Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty.

You can see it here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omIZgkAPsPU