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Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer
Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer
by Elizabeth Kendall
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Here is the first dual biography of the early lives of two key figures in Russian ballet: famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend, the extraordinary ballerina Liidia (Lidochka) Ivanova. Tracing the lives and friendship of... (read more)

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The Ballet Lover's Companion
The Ballet Lover's Companion
by Zoe Anderson
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This engaging book is a welcome guide to the most successful and loved ballets seen on the stage today. Dance writer and critic Zoe Anderson focuses on 140 ballets, a core international repertory that encompasses works from the ethereal world of romantic... (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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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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Nijinsky: A Life of Genius and Madness
Nijinsky: A Life of Genius and Madness
by Richard Buckle
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Vaslav Nijinsky was unique as a dancer, interpretive artist, and choreographic pioneer. His breathtaking performances with the Ballet Russe from 1909 to 1913 took Western Europe by storm. His avant-garde choreography for The Afternoon of the Faune and... (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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Balanchine & the Lost Muse: Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer
Balanchine & the Lost Muse: Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer
by Elizabeth Kendall
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Here is the first dual biography of the early lives of two key figures in Russian ballet: famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend and extraordinary ballerina Liidia (Lidochka) Ivanova. Tracing the lives and friendship of... (read more)

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Dame Maggie Scott: A Life in Dance
Dame Maggie Scott: A Life in Dance
by Michelle Potter
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Scott was the first director of the Australian Ballet School, a dancer and teacher of immense vision. Born in Johannesburg in 1922, she traveled to Australia with Ballet Rambert in 1947. She became a major figure in Australian dance, founding the... (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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Like a Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia
Like a Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia
by Janice Ross
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Everyone has heard of George Balanchine, but few outside Russia know of Leonid Yakobson, Balanchineandrsquo;s contemporary and arguably his equal, who remained in Leninandrsquo;s Russia and survived censorship during the darkest days of Stalin. Like... (read more)

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Ballet and Modern Dance : a Concise History (2ND 92 Edition)
Ballet and Modern Dance : a Concise History (2ND 92 Edition)
by Jack Anderson
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Meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dancegoers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance--specifically ballet and modern dance--since the Renaissance, incorporating the most recent scholarship. The text is... (read more)

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The Dancer's Way: The New York City Ballet Guide to Mind, Body, and Nutrition
The Dancer's Way: The New York City Ballet Guide to Mind, Body, and Nutrition
by Linda Hamilton
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"This book holds information and advice that could easily save many a dancer's career. It's written with a clarity and compassion that come from a woman who knows first-hand both the difficulties and the thrilling joys of being a dancer."  ... (read more)

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Classical Ballet Technique
Classical Ballet Technique
by Gretchen Ward Warren
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"Classical Ballet Technique is an invaluable guide for students, teachers, and ballet lovers. It not only covers the broad spectrum of ballet vocabulary but also gives sound, practical advice to aspiring dancers. The clarity of the writing, in a... (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 aand#160;pas de deuxand#160;for more than four decades. The rich interchange of somatics and dance has altered both fields, but scholarship that substantiates these ideas through the... (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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Ballet (Classic FM Handy Guides)
Ballet (Classic FM Handy Guides)
by Tim Lihoreau
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From its early inception at the French court to modern-day developments and interpretations, ballet has long had a popular following. Packed full of essential information, this pocket-sized handbook explores the history, performers, composers and music... (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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