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George Balanchine The Ballet Maker

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ISBN-10: 0060750707

ISBN-13: 9780060750701

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robert Gottlieb

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Balanchine's life story is a fascinating journey -- from his near-accidental enrollment, at the age of nine, in St. Petersburg's Imperial School of Ballet, through the deprivation and hunger of Bolshevik Russia, to Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, and finally, in 1933, to the United States and eventually to the New York City Ballet, to which his reputation is forever tied. As his fame spread around the world, Balanchine's ideas revolutionized ballet, extending the vocabulary of classical dance both through his teaching and through a series of great works, from his crucial collaboration with Stravinsky to his restagings of nineteenth-century classics, including the immensely popular Nutcracker. …    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/26/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English