2 edition of A concise history of ballet. found in the catalog.
A concise history of ballet.
|Statement||[Translated from the French by Pat Wardroper]|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||255|
This full version contains 17 chapters, six of which cover theatre history in both Western and non-Western contexts, and concludes with a chapter on The Musical. THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION features 12 chapters and a briefer treatment of theatre's history, and also features a chapter on The Musical. This new book is the first English edition of his provocative and influential writings, provides a striking look at life inside the world of Russian ballet at a crucial time in its history. Stanley J. Rabinowitz has selected and translated 40 of Volynsky's articles.
A history meant to be read with a highlighter in hand. The author, a dance critic for The New York Times, tosses a few tidbits to balletomanes, but gears his text to readers with little or no previous knowledge of dance. He avoids technical terms, carefully defining even ""arabesque"" and ""pointe work,"" and places each development in cultural context. Anderson divides his overview into COUPON: Rent Ballet and Modern Dance A Concise History 2nd edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access!
This DK visual guide to ballet history goes beyond other ballet books, with beautiful photography that captures famous dancers and key stories. Discover more than 70 of the most famous ballet dances, from The Nutcracker and Swan Lake to The Rite of Spring. Learn the stories behind renowned companies such as The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi : DK. Buy a cheap copy of Ballet & Modern Dance: A Concise book by Jack Anderson. Now expanded and updated, this second edition of the original bestseller is an engaging interpretation of dance history—from the Ancient Greeks and European royal Free shipping over $/5(2).
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This is a good book offering the background of Ballet and Modern dance. It was nice to have one place to go for both, and it offers a much more extensive history than most technique books that give one page or so to history. The Ballet section focuses on the art form as a theatrical art - not information proceeding this (fine with me)/5(15).
This is a good book offering the background of Ballet and Modern dance. It was nice to have one place to go for both, and it offers a much more extensive history than most technique books that give one page or so to history. The Ballet section focuses on the art form as a theatrical art - not information proceeding this (fine with me)/5(14).
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.
The Development of Ballet in Western Europe Foreshadowed in earlier mummeries and lavish masquerades, ballet emerged as a distinctive form in Italy before the 16th cent.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reyna, Ferdinando. Concise history of ballet. London: Thames and Hudson, © (OCoLC) Another favorite from dance history. This book spans the evolution of dance, again from ballet in the royal courts to Lincoln Center in New York and even further into the realms of Graham's modern technique to William Forsythe's contemporary ballet style/5.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reyna, Ferdinando. Concise history of ballet. A concise history of ballet. book York, Grosset & Dunlap  (OCoLC) Ballet & Modern Dance A Concise History by Jack Anderson available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.
Now expanded and updated, this second edition of the original bestseller is an engaging. Ballet is a formalized form of dance with its origins in the Italian Renaissance courts of 15th and 16th centuries. Ballet spread from Italy to France with the help of Catherine de' Medici, where ballet developed even further under her aristocratic early example of Catherine's development of ballet is through 'Le Paradis d' Amour', a piece of work presented at her daughter's.
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Princeton Book Company, - Ballet - pages. 0 Reviews. 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.
Ballet & Modern Dance: A Concise History. Here is a refreshing and informative look at the entire range of Western dance through the well-schooled eye of The New York Times dance critic Jack Anderson.
Now expanded and updated, this second edition of the original bestseller is an engaging interpretation of dance history -from the Ancient Greeks and European royal courts to the rise of 'American' ballet and the explosion of modern dance.
Russian ballet (French: Ballet russe) is a form of ballet characteristic of or originating from Russia. Untilballet in Russia was nonexistent (ballet has its origins in the courts of the Italian Renaissance in the 15th and 16th centuries.) The Tsarist control and isolationism.
Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet by Jennifer Homans, Ballet: An Illustrated History by Clement Crisp and Mary Clarke, Ballet and Modern Dance: A Concise History by Jack Anderson, Ballet in Western Culture: A History of its Origins and Evolution by Carol Lee, Ballet and Modern Dance: A Concise History / Edition 2 available in Paperback.
Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 02/01/ Publisher: Princeton Book Company. Ballet and Modern Dance: A Concise History / Edition 2. by Jack Anderson | Read Reviews. Paperback View All Available Formats & Editions. Current Price: $ Ballet in Western Culture is a history of the development of ballet designed for dance history courses.
After a brief discussion of the origins of dance through the middle ages, the author then traces the beginnings of ballet to Renaissance spectacle in Italy and the beginnings of ballet in France.
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This book is great. It is really interesting and truly tells a concise history of ballet and modern dance. At the end of each chapter, there are other readings from history and other documents that relate to the facts in the chapters.
A must have for any dance enthusiast/5(17). Ballet & Modern Dance: A Concise History. Princeton: Princeton Book Company, Anderson’s book focuses on the growing popularization of Russian ballet, particularly Petipa’s contributions and successes.
Gorsky and Fokine emerged and wanted to create new dances rather than rework Petipa’s old choreography. Ballet (French:) is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the fifteenth century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.
It has since become a widespread, highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French has been globally influential and has defined the foundational techniques used in many.Ballet is a formalized form of dance with its origins in the Louis XIV founded the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) within which emerged the first professional theatrical ballet company, the Paris Opera predominance of French in the vocabulary of ballet reflects this history.
Theatrical ballet soon became an independent form of art, although still frequently maintaining.The pleasures of dance history -- Glimpses of the past -- Dance at the royal courts -- The professionalization of ballet -- The sunshine and moonlight of romantic ballet -- The Imperial Russian Ballet -- An age of astonishment -- The rise of American ballet -- The phoenix of modern dance -- .