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Ballet for Martha Making Appalachian Spring

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ISBN-10: 1596433388

ISBN-13: 9781596433380

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jan Greenberg, Sandra Jordan, Brian Floca

List price: $18.99
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Martha Graham : trailblazing choreographerAaron Copland : distinguished American composerIsamu Noguchi : artist, sculptor, craftsmanAward-winning authors Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan tell the story behind the scenes of the collaboration that created APPALACHIAN SPRING, from its inception through the score's composition to Martha's intense rehearsal process. The authors' collaborator is two-time Sibert Honor winner Brian Floca, whose vivid watercolors bring both the process and the performance to life.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication date: 8/3/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Size: 10.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Tomaz Jardim is Assistant Professor of History at Concordia University and former fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Brian Floca was born and raised in Temple, Texas. He graduated from Brown University and received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Brian Floca is the author and illustrator of Locomotive, winner of the 2014 Caldecott Medal. He has also written and illustrated Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11, Lightship, The Racecar Alphabet, and Five Trucks. He is the illustrator of the Poppy Stories series, by Avi; Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring, by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan; Kate Messner's Marty McGuire novels; and Lynne Cox's forthcoming Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas. His books have received four Robert F. Sibert Honor awards, an Orbis Pictus Award, an Orbis Pictus Honor, a…