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Clearly worded and abundantly illustrated, this volume offers a concise introduction to the language and positions of classical ballet. Beginning with the five basic foot positions, it fully defines and describes more than 40 ballet-related terms, from adagio and allegro to tutu and variation. Includes an alphabetically listed pronunciation guide.

Synopsis:

From "adagio" to "tutu" and "variation, " this concise book provides a clearly worded and abundantly illustrated introduction to the language and positions of classical ballet. Arranged in alphabetical order, the most commonly used ballet terms are defined and many are shown in drawings as well. Beginning with the five basic foot positions, this handy resource fully defines and describes such ballet-related terms as arabesque, battement, bourrees, fouette, pas de chat, releve, sissonne, tour en l'air, and many more. Janet Grosser's precise, easy-to-follow text is accompanied by 48 realistically rendered illustrations, many of which show major ballet steps in sequenced drawings. A pronunciation guide to terms (listed alphabetically) is also included. Designed to heighten any ballet lover's appreciation and enjoyment of this art form. this inexpensive little book will serve as an excellent primer for ballet audiences. enthusiasts, and beginning students alike.

Synopsis:

Clearly worded and abundantly illustrated, this volume offers a concise introduction to the language and positions of ballet. Beginning with the five basic foot positions, it fully defines more than 40 terms.

Synopsis:

Clearly worded, abundantly illustrated little guide defines basic ballet-related terms: arabesque, battement, pas de chat, relevé, sissonne, many others. Pronunciation guide included. Excellent primer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486408712
Other:
Grosser, Janet
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Grosser, Janet
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Dance - Reference
Subject:
Dance - Classical
Subject:
Ballet
Subject:
Ballet dancing
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Ballet
Subject:
Dance - Classical & Ballet
Subject:
Dance-Ballet
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
1770-2
Publication Date:
19990731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
5.75 x 4.19 in 0.09 lb
Age Level:
from 9 to 12

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Product details 48 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486408712 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From "adagio" to "tutu" and "variation, " this concise book provides a clearly worded and abundantly illustrated introduction to the language and positions of classical ballet. Arranged in alphabetical order, the most commonly used ballet terms are defined and many are shown in drawings as well. Beginning with the five basic foot positions, this handy resource fully defines and describes such ballet-related terms as arabesque, battement, bourrees, fouette, pas de chat, releve, sissonne, tour en l'air, and many more. Janet Grosser's precise, easy-to-follow text is accompanied by 48 realistically rendered illustrations, many of which show major ballet steps in sequenced drawings. A pronunciation guide to terms (listed alphabetically) is also included. Designed to heighten any ballet lover's appreciation and enjoyment of this art form. this inexpensive little book will serve as an excellent primer for ballet audiences. enthusiasts, and beginning students alike.
"Synopsis" by , Clearly worded and abundantly illustrated, this volume offers a concise introduction to the language and positions of ballet. Beginning with the five basic foot positions, it fully defines more than 40 terms.
"Synopsis" by ,
Clearly worded, abundantly illustrated little guide defines basic ballet-related terms: arabesque, battement, pas de chat, relevé, sissonne, many others. Pronunciation guide included. Excellent primer.
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