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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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One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year 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. A ballerina dancing The Sleeping... (read more)

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Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (3RD 82 Edition)
Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (3RD 82 Edition)
by Gail Grant
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From adagio to voyage, over 800 steps, movements, poses, and concepts are fully defined. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions that vary from the Russian to the French or Italian schools are also... (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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Ballet Basics (5TH 04 Edition)
Ballet Basics (5TH 04 Edition)
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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Darcey Bussell
Darcey Bussell
by Darcey Bussell
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A glorious photographic celebration of the life and career of Darcey Bussell—the incredible, world-class ballerina. Darcey Bussell is widely considered to be one of the greatest English ballerinas of all time. Her stellar career spanned two... (read more)

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The Nutcracker Backstage: The Story and the Magic
The Nutcracker Backstage: The Story and the Magic
by William Noble
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This inside look at the The Nutcracker combines both the story and insights into the performance, creating a rich complement to the classic ballet. Abundant illustrations and elaborate explanations of each character, from the Nutcracker Prince to Mother... (read more)

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When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders
When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders
by Jennifer Fisher
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While dance has always been as demanding as contact sports, intuitive boundaries distinguish the two forms of performance for men. Dance is often regarded as a feminine activity, and men who dance are frequently stereotyped as suspect, gay, or somehow... (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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Tributes: Celebrating 50 Years of New York City Ballet
Tributes: Celebrating 50 Years of New York City Ballet
by Christopher Ramsey
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From its beginning, New York City Ballet embodied a bold, modern idea of dance that resonated in every other art. The ompany and its dances inspired artists of every medium from Manhattan to St. Petersburg to Paris to myriad cultural havens around the... (read more)

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Dancing : the Pleasure, Power, and Art of Movement (92 Edition)
Dancing : the Pleasure, Power, and Art of Movement (92 Edition)
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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Becoming a Ballerina: A Nutcracker Story
Becoming a Ballerina: A Nutcracker Story
by Lise Friedman
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The perfect holiday gift for every young ballet fan Go backstage at the ballet with real-life thirteen-year-old dancer Fiona. Dozens of gorgeous, full-color photographs welcome readers into Fiona's world, as she goes from auditions, to rehearsals, to... (read more)

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Cuban Ballet
Cuban Ballet
by Octavio Roca
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The unique style of Cuban ballet is galvanizing the world of dance in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and beyond. This beautifully illustrated book explores the history of Cuban ballet by focusing on the life and career of the indomitable... (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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