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Title Ballet : the definitive illustrated story / [consultant, Viviana Durante].

Publication Info. New York : DK Publishing : Penguin Random House, 2018.
2018 Dorling Kindersley Limited


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Edition First American edition.
Description 359 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents Beginnings of ballet (1550-1830) -- Romantic ballet (1830-1860) -- Classical ballet (1860-1905) -- Modern ballet (1905-1945) -- International ballet (1945-1975) -- Ballet today (1975-present) -- Other key figures -- Other key ballets.
Summary 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-- Amazon.
Subject Ballet.
Dance -- Performance.
Ballet dancers.
Ballet -- History.
Ballet -- Pictorial works.
Royal Ballet. (OCoLC)fst00532010
Ballet dancers. (OCoLC)fst00826041
Ballet. (OCoLC)fst00826017
Genre/Form Pictorial works. (OCoLC)fst01423874
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Durante, Viviana, consultant.
Royal Ballet.
Bolsho teatr SSSR. Balet.
ISBN 9781465474780 (hardcover)
1465474781 (hardcover)

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