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On Wings of Joy The Story of Ballet from the 16th Century to Today

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ISBN-10: 1497648475

ISBN-13: 9781497648470

Edition: N/A

Authors: Trudy Garfunkel

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In this engaging history of dance, readers are introduced to the major performers, choreographers, and composers who influenced the development of ballet. Beginning with the birth of the art in the sixteenth-century French court of Catherine d' Medici, this informative text traces ballet as it evolved in Europe and Russia, and subsequently in England and then the United States. Included are details about the creation of such classics as Giselle, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, and Serenade, as well as the contributions of such prominent figures as Pavlova, Nijinsky, Balanchine, and Ashton. Fascinating facts include inside looks at contemporary ballet companies, how toe shoes are made, and…    
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Publisher: Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Publication date: 9/23/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English