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Neo-Classical

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What separates Neo Classical from Contemporary in definition?

 

Has the term Neo-Classical been lost?

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Not as long as Balanchine is still performed.

 

As a matter of aesthetics, "Neo-" anything means a return to organizing the work with a return to principles of a previous artistic era.

 

"Contemporary" simply means organizing a work in the light of the aesthetics of the here and now.

 

There is no reason why a work cannot be both Neo-Classic and Contemporary.

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