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Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story
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|September 4, 2018

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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…
Experiencing Leonard Bernstein: A Listener's Companion

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In Experiencing Leonard Bernstein: A Listener's Companion, Kenneth LaFave guides reader past Bernstein's famously tortured personal problems and into the clarity and balance of his Serenade after Plato's Symposium for Violin and Orchestra, the intense drama of…
Ballet 101: A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving the Ballet

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Veteran dance writer Robert Greskovic's comprehensive handbook on how to watch and appreciate the ballet is now available in this new edition. It includes a complete analysis of sixteen important and popular ballets, from Swan Lake to Twyla Tharp's Push Comes…
Pas De Deux: A Textbook On Partnering

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"Mr. Serebrennikov's book is widely famous throughout the world. Students, teachers, and dancers in all fields of dance will find this important work useful."-- Svetlana Osiyeva, ballet faculty, Harid Conservatory, Boca Raton, and former principal dancer and…
In The Wings: Behind The Scenes At The New York City Ballet

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Celestial Bodies: How To Look At Ballet

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A distinguished dance critic offers an enchanting introduction to the art of ballet As much as we may enjoy Swan Lake or The Nutcracker , for many of us ballet is a foreign language. It communicates through movement, not words, and its history lies almost…
Ballet Music: A Handbook
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|March 12, 2018

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Musicians who work professionally with ballet and dance companies sometimes wonder if they haven't entered a foreign country-a place where the language and customs seem so utterly familiar and so bafflingly strange at the same. To someone without a dance…
Making Ballet American: Modernism Before and Beyond Balanchine
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|November 15, 2017

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George Balanchine's arrival in the United States in 1933, it is widely thought, changed the course of ballet history by creating a bold and original neoclassical style that is celebrated as the first successful American manifestation of the art form. This book…
Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring
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|November 8, 2017

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Appalachian Spring, with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham, counts among the best known American contributions to the global concert hall and stage. In the years since its premiere - as a dance work at the Library of Congress in 1944 - it…
Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet

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Getting Started in Ballet: A Parent's Guide to Dance Education

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In Getting Started in Ballet, A Parent's Guide to Dance Education, authors Anna Paskevska and Maureen Janson comprehensively present the realities that parents can anticipate during their child's training and/or career in ballet. It can be daunting and…
The Dance Theatre of Jean Cocteau

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In an artistic career spanning five decades, and for which he was best known as poet, artist, dramatist, designer and film-maker, Jean Cocteau was also involved directly, and indirectly, with nearly twenty ballets. While he was not, in the strictest sense a…
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