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Ballet

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781465483492
Genre : Music
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This DK visual guide to ballet history goes beyond other ballet books, with beautiful photography that captures famous dancers and key stories. Discover more than 70 of the most famous ballet dances, from The Nutcracker and Swan Lake to The Rite of Spring. Learn the stories behind renowned companies such as The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet. Explore the lives and achievements of dancers across the centuries, such as Margot Fonteyn, Carlos Acosta, and Darcey Bussell. Meet composers and choreographers, from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky to Matthew Bourne. From its origins at court and the first national ballet companies, to the contemporary scene and extraordinary venues that stage the productions, this book covers an impressive history of ballet and provides an invaluable overview of the subject. Filled with rarely seen photographs covering all the key figures, pieces, and performances, and compelling facts about each dance--the sources they draw from, their production history, and their reception over time--Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story is an essential gift for all ballet enthusiasts.

Ballet

Author : Mary Clarke
ISBN : UCSC:32106010585096
Genre : Music
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Traces the evolution of ballet, citing major theatrical events and artistic developments and the contributions of performers and choreographers from Nijinsky to Mark Morris

Ballet

Author : Rebecca Rissman
ISBN : 9781474778749
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 38. 31 MB
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Get to know the steps, performances and dancers who added their signature style to this graceful dance form. From Anna Pavlova to Mikhail Baryshnikov to Misty Copeland, Today's Ballet: More than Pointe Shoes and Pirouettes will have you perfecting your plie, fouette, and arabesque.

Ballet An Illustrated History

Author : Mary Clarke
ISBN : UOM:39015003867283
Genre : Performing Arts
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Rudolf Nureyev

Author : Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
ISBN : 9781786037916
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Rudolf Nureyev, one of the greatest male ballet dancers of all time. Rudolf fell in love with dance as a child. But he was not allowed to go to ballet school until he was 17. There, he had to make up for lost time and hone his skills to compete with the other dancers. As a professional, he dazzled audiences with sensational performances and star power. He went on to become a world-renowned choreographer and master of perfection in dance. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the dancer's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Technical Manual And Dictionary Of Classical Ballet

Author : Gail Grant
ISBN : 9780486132860
Genre : Performing Arts
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From adagio to voyage, over 800 steps, movements, poses, and concepts are fully defined. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions also included.

Basic Principles Of Classical Ballet

Author : Agrippina I?Akovlevna Vaganova
ISBN : 0486220362
Genre : Performing Arts
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Discusses all basic principles of ballet, grouping movement by fundamental types. Diagrams show clearly the exact foot, leg, arm, and body positions for the proper execution of many steps and movements. Offers dancers, teachers, and ballet lovers information often difficult to locate in other books. 118 illustrations.

The Orchard Book Of Stories From The Ballet

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 184362298X
Genre : Ballet
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A retelling of ten favourite stories from the ballet, including SWAN LAKE, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, THE NUTCRACKER and more.

Dancing Times

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ISBN : UCLA:L0083509984
Genre : Ballet
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Dance And Dancers

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ISBN : UOM:39015023750659
Genre : Dance
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