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(Limelight). The complete 8-year curriculum of Leningrad's famed Vaganova Choreographic School, which trained Nureyev, Baryshnikov, and Makarova, including over 100 photographs. A volume which no teacher, scholar, or student of the dance can afford to…

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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…

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A Dance Book Club main selection, this guide offers a general explanation of anatomy, kinesiology, and technique for ballet dancers, students, and teachers.

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-- A comprehensive teaching guide presenting every movement in the classical repertoire, demonstrated by professional dancers in 2,600 photographs.

Nutcracker

by E.t.a Hoffman

|October 1, 1996

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An evil Mouse King, the gallant Nutcracker, and a young girl with a big imagination are all brought to life in Roberto Innocenti's intricately illustrated edition of this holiday story.

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From his experience of 40 years in ballet as a student, performer, ballet master and dedicated teacher, John White offers this work of inspiration and step-by-step instruction on the art and craft of teaching classical dance.

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Seven lessons follow a young dancer's development, from basic positions and postures to more advanced levels.

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Drawing of the postmodern perspective and concerns that informed her groundbreaking Terpsichore in Sneakers, Sally Banes’s Writing Dancing documents the background and developments of avant-garde and popular dance, analyzing individual artists,…

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Rethinking the Sylph gathers essays by a premier group of international scholars to illustrate the importance of the romantic ballet within the broad context of western theatrical dancing. The wide variety of perspectives -- from social history to feminism, from…

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This absorbing book is ballet's 'biography' -- a revealing examination of a closed world, its competition and camaraderie, sexual politics, intimacies, pressures and, not least of all, its magic. Ballet companies have endeavoured to hide what is going on…