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Definition and background:

A theatrical representation of a story by means of dances or pantomimic action accompanied by music. a form of dance, of Italian origin, with orchestral accompaniment. it was established at the French court in the 16-century and from there developed into a recognized art form

For more information on the music term "Ballet" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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