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International dictionary of ballet

International dictionary of ballet

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Published by St. James Press in Detroit, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditor Martha Bremser ; assistant editor Larraine Nicholas ; picture editor Leanda Shrimpton. Vol.1, A-K.
ContributionsBremser, Martha., Nicholas, Larraine., Shrimpton, Leanda.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22867431M

Anyone with an interest in dance has felt the need for a guide to the art's rich history and complex present state. Susan Au's lucid text covers the entire spectrum of dance, vividly describing the great performers and performances of the past as well as exploring in detail the dance world of today. A generous selection of illustrations completes the picture, taking the reader from the palaces. From adagio to voyage, over 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 invaluable aids.

International Ballet was a British ballet company that operated,with great success, between and Its director throughout its existence was Mona Inglesby, who was also its principal gh it was Britain's largest ballet company during the war years, and performed to an audience of between one and two million in wartime Britain and between ten and twenty million in its. Richard Glasstone: Classical Ballet Terms: An Illustrated Dictionary. Princeton Book Co Pub (January 1, ) Wherever ballet is taught in the world, and in whatever language, it retains one common denominator: the technical terms used are in French.

Technical Manual And Dictionary Of Classical Ballet Completely revised third edition, with over new terms, of one of the most popular and effective ballet reference guides. Full descriptions and definitions of over 1, ballet steps, movements and poses and other expressions and s: Booktopia - Buy Ballet books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Discount Ballet books and flat rate shipping of $ per online book order.


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Paperback $ $ Get it as. Get this from a library. International dictionary of ballet. [Martha Bremser; Larraine Nicholas;] -- Arranged alphabetically from Adolphe Adam to Jiri Kylian, this reference includes entries on individual artists, individual ballets, and on ballet companies.

koegler, now out of print - the BALLET dictionary from Oxford Books - is of much value (historically, especially) - but the much more recent publication of their DANCE dictionary, by Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell (both British dance critics, to the best of my knowledge - well, Mackrell certainly IS a critic) is of much LESSER value with.

International dictionary of ballet / editor, Martha Bremser ; assistant editor, Larraine Nicholas ; picture editor, Leanda Shrimpton. Format Book. The most compelling reason for the publication of International Dictionary of Modern Dance is that no other reference offers a comprehensive and up-to-date examination of this art form.

Existing works are smaller trade titles of a general nature and are of little value to students, scholars and artists interested in authoritative biographical, bibliographical and musicological information on. Buy A Dictionary Of Ballet Terms (Paperbacks Series) by Kersley, Leo (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Resource materials are listed (including books and nonprint materials), and suggestions. “He can hum the music in his old man's quivering voice, but he prefers it in his head, where it lives on in violins and reedy winds.

If he imagines it in rehearsal he can remember every step of his three-minute solo as if he had danced it only yesterday, but he knows, too, that one time, onstage in Berlin, he had not danced it as he had learned it; this much he knows but cannot recreate.

Comprehensive yet conveniently sized for pocket or purse, A Dictionary of Ballet Terms will be a welcome companion at performances—whether in the orchestra or up in "seventh heaven"—and in every other situation involving the exquisite art of ballet.

"The clearest, simplest, and least pretentious guide to classic dance vocabulary that has ever been produced."—Clive Barnes. One of the basic poses in ballet, arabesque takes its name from a form of Moorish ornament.

In ballet it is a position of the body, in profile, supported on one leg, which can be straight or demi-plié, with the other leg extended behind and at right angles to it, and the arms held in various harmonious positions creating the longest possible line from the fingertips to the toes.

The dictionary is an essential reference work not only for ballet dancers and teachers, but for all audience members who wish to have a better technical understanding of this most elegant of art book is illustrated with photographs of Michael Clark, Antonia Franceschi, and.

Ballet panorama; an illustrated chronicle of three centuries, by: Haskell, Arnold L. Published: () The Cambridge companion to ballet Published: () Ballet body narratives: pain, pleasure and perfection in embodied identity /. (shelved 3 times as ballet-fiction) avg rating — 32, ratings — published The Pharaoh's Daughter (Russian: Дочь фараона, French: La Fille du pharaon), is a ballet choreographed by Marius Petipa to music by Cesare libretto was a collaboration between Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Petipa from Théophile Gautier's Le Roman de la was first presented by the Imperial Ballet at the Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre, in St.

Petersburg. With over 2, entries, the second edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Dance is a unique single volume reference on all aspects of dance performance written by two leading dance writers, Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell. The work covers all aspects of the diverse dance world from classical ballet to modern, from flamenco to hip-hop, from tap to South Asian dance forms and includes detailed.

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4 1/2 hours on two DVDs, this set includes. ‘A must-have volume’ The Times The second edition of this dictionary is a unique single volume reference on all aspects of dance performance. The work covers all aspects of the diverse dance world from classical ballet to modern, from flamenco to hip-hop, from tap to South Asian dance forms and includes detailed entries on technical terms, steps, styles, works, and countries, in addition.

Here is an A to Z glossary and the ultimate dance dictionary. If there is a certain word you need to find in ballet, then look below. It is all you will ever need to know. Odette's dictionary is listed alphabetically on four different pages and you will find both the term and the definition.

Framed Ballet Art, Dictionary Print, Ballerina Print, Book Art, Nursery Decor, Gift For Girl, Dance Teacher Gift, Kids Room Decor Rachelsfinelines 5 out of 5 stars () $ $ $ (10% off).ballet (băl´ā, bălā´) [Ital.

ballare=to dance], classic, formalized solo or ensemble dancing of a highly controlled, dramatic nature performed to music. See also dance; modern dance.

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