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Dancing
Dancing
by Gerald Jonas
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The first illustrated, international survey of dancing covers all aspects of dance--not only the major theatrical traditions, but also dance as a form of social, cultural, and religious expression. 275 illustrations, 125 in full color. Index.... (read more)

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Ballet Basics
Ballet Basics
by Sandra Noll Hammond
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Written for the adult beginner, Ballet Basics is a well-illustrated introduction to the fundamentals of ballet technique. The text also provides an overview of the history of ballet and introduces students to the world of ballet.... (read more)

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Ballet in Western Culture: A History of Its Origins and Evolution
Ballet in Western Culture: A History of Its Origins and Evolution
by Carol Lee
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-358) and index.... (read more)

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Mao's Last Dancer (Movie Tie-In)
Mao's Last Dancer (Movie Tie-In)
by Li Cunxin
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From a desperately poor village in northeast China, at age eleven, Li Cunxin was chosen by Madame Mao's cultural delegates to be taken from his rural home and brought to Beijing, where he would study ballet. In 1979, the young dancer arrived in Texas as... (read more)

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Composing While Dancing: An Improviser's Companion
Composing While Dancing: An Improviser's Companion
by Melinda Buckwalter
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Composing while Dancing: An Improviser’s Companion examines the world of improvisational dance and the varied approaches to this art form. By introducing the improvisational strategies of twenty-six top contemporary artists of movement... (read more)

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Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet
Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet
by Jennifer Homans
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first... (read more)

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Contact Improvisation: An Introduction to a Vitalizing Dance Form
Contact Improvisation: An Introduction to a Vitalizing Dance Form
by Cheryl Pallant
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In this book the author draws upon her own experience and research to explain the art of contact improvisation, in which dance partners propel movement by physical contact. They roll, fall, spiral, leap, and slip along the contours and momentum of moving... (read more)

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Swans of the Kremlin: Ballet and Power in Soviet Russia (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies)
Swans of the Kremlin: Ballet and Power in Soviet Russia (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies)
by Christina Ezrahi
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Classical ballet was perhaps the most visible symbol of aristocratic culture and its isolation from the rest of Russian society under the tsars. In the wake of the October Revolution, ballet, like all of the arts, fell under the auspices of the Soviet... (read more)

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Maria Fay's Floor Barre
Maria Fay's Floor Barre
by Maria Fay
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A collection of exercises for dancers, to be performed lying on the floor, to improve and enhance technqiue and prevent injuries.... (read more)

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101 Stories of the Great Ballets
101 Stories of the Great Ballets
by George Balanchine
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Authored by one of the ballet's most respected experts, this volume includes scene-by-scene retellings of the most popular classic and contemporary ballets, as performed by the world's leading dance companies. Certain to delight long-time fans as well as... (read more)

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Dancing Longer, Dancing Stronger: A Dancer's Guide to Improving Technique and Preventing Injury
Dancing Longer, Dancing Stronger: A Dancer's Guide to Improving Technique and Preventing Injury
by Andrea Watkins
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Featuring ballet, jazz, modern, and aerobic, this book includes exercises to complement in-class work or to enhance performance.... (read more)

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Body and Mind in Motion: Dance and Neuroscience in Conversation
Body and Mind in Motion: Dance and Neuroscience in Conversation
by Glenna Batson
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Western contemporary dance and body-mind education have engaged in a pas de deux for more than four decades. The rich interchange of somatics and dance has altered both fields, but scholarship that substantiates these ideas through the findings... (read more)

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Birmingham Royal Ballet
Birmingham Royal Ballet
by Bill (pht) Cooper
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Wonderful productions, wonderful dancers, a fairy tale made real. Fully illustrated with stunning photographs and classically put together, this will make a beautiful gift book for all ballet lovers.... (read more)

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New and Curious School of Theatrical Dancing
New and Curious School of Theatrical Dancing
by Gregorio Lambranzi
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Gregorio Lambranzi was an Italian dancing master, working in Venice in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. His New and Curious School of Theatrical Dancing, originally published in two parts in Nuremberg in 1716, gives details of more than one... (read more)

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A Queer History of Ballet
A Queer History of Ballet
by Peter Stoneley
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Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legends... (read more)

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Birmingham Royal Ballet
Birmingham Royal Ballet
by Bill (pht) Cooper
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The paperback edition of the beloved visual celebration of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, featuring an introduction from dance critic Judith Flanders and a new chapter on the critically acclaimed 20th anniversary production of Cinderella, as well as more... (read more)

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How to Dress Dancers
How to Dress Dancers
by Mary Kent Harrison
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Geared for costuming dancers, this book includes more than 400 line drawings that demonstrate how to make a costume from a sketch rather than a pattern. Detailed instructions for making classical and romantic tutus, bodices, blouses, costumes for men... (read more)

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Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume
Ballets Russes: The Art of Costume
by Robert Bell
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The Ballets Russes has engaged people for 100 years, ever since Russian-born Sergei Diaghilev created this dynamic avant-garde company. Diaghilev brought together some of the most important visual artists of the 20th century--Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse,... (read more)

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The Ballets Russes and Beyond: Music and Dance in Belle-Epoque Paris
The Ballets Russes and Beyond: Music and Dance in Belle-Epoque Paris
by Davinia Caddy
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Belle- poque Paris witnessed the emergence of a vibrant and diverse dance scene, one that crystallized around the Ballets Russes, the Russian dance company formed by impresario Sergey Diaghilev. The company has long served as a convenient turning point... (read more)

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In Classic Style: The Splendor of American Ballet Theatre
In Classic Style: The Splendor of American Ballet Theatre
by Nancy Ellison
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This oversized, deluxe volume celebrating the exquisite spectacle that embodies the excellence of American Ballet Theatre, recognized by Congress as "Americas national ballet company," presents the unfolding beauty, grace, agility, and sheer force of its... (read more)

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