Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet

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 also included.

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  • Author : Gail Grant
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • ISBN : 0486132862
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 3 reviews
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Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet

Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet
  • Author : Gail Grant
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release : 01 January 1982
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Gail Grant's "Technical Manual" has long been one of the most popular and effective ballet reference guides. Completely revised and updated, this third edition is virtually a new work and should be owned by every student, teacher, choreographer, and ballet enthusiast - even those who purchased the second edition. Extensive revision, explansion and the inclusion of more than 300 new terms have added immeasurably the value of this concise, definitive manual.

Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet

Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet
  • Author : Gail Grant
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Moving from "abstract ballet" and "adage, adagio" to "working leg" and "wrapped position," the book fully describes and defines over 1,100 ballet steps (saul de chat, jeté enveloppé, failli, entrechat six, etc.), movements and poses (arabesque, épaulement, attitude, en arrière, retiré, à terre, dégagé, etc.), and other expressions and concepts. For each, first a phonetic transcription is provided, then a literal translation, and finally an explanation of how the step is performed, the pose captured, or the movement executed, of

Balletmaster

Balletmaster
  • Author : Moira Shearer
  • Publisher : Putnam Publishing Group
  • Release : 13 June 1987
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Drawing on interviews with colleagues, ex-wives, and impresarios, a celebrated ballerina traces the life of the renowned choreographer, with an assessment of the elements that fueled Balanchine's extraordinary talent

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  • Author : Deirdre Kelly
  • Publisher : Greystone Books Ltd
  • Release : 07 September 2012
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Throughout her history, the ballerina has been perceived as the embodiment of beauty and perfection— the feminine ideal. But the reality is another story. From the earliest ballerinas in the 17th century, who often led double lives as concubines, through the poverty of the corps de ballet dancers in the 1800’s and the anorexic and bulimic ballerinas of George Balanchine, starvation and exploitation have plagued ballerinas throughout history. Using the stories of great dancers such as Anna Pavlova, Isadora Duncan,

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The Europeans
  • Author : Orlando Figes
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Books
  • Release : 08 October 2019
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From the “master of historical narrative” (Financial Times), a dazzling, richly detailed, panoramic work—the first to document the genesis of a continent-wide European culture. The nineteenth century in Europe was a time of unprecedented artistic achievement. It was also the first age of cultural globalization—an epoch when mass communications and high-speed rail travel brought Europe together, overcoming the barriers of nationalism and facilitating the development of a truly European canon of artistic, musical, and literary works. By 1900, the