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Balanchine"s New complete stories of the great ballets.

George Balanchine

Balanchine"s New complete stories of the great ballets.

by George Balanchine

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballets -- Stories, plots, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNew complete stories of the great ballets.
    StatementEdited by Francis Mason. Drawings by Marta Becket.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT95 .B3 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 626 p.
    Number of Pages626
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5614454M
    LC Control Number68022606

    In an extended conversation with Silas Farley, cultural scholar Elizabeth Kendall, author of the book Balanchine & the Lost Muse Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer, discusses her extensive research into Balanchine's childhood and youth in in pre- and post-Revolutionary Russia. The first half of this two-part Hear the Dance episode on Balanchine's early life .   The stories of the ballets are easy to find in the anthology books, like The Complete Book of Ballets, by Beaumont, or Balanchines' Stories of the Great Ballets. Napoli would also be available in any books you can find on Bournonville or The Royal Danish Ballet.

    The New York City Ballet presents a classic ballet tale for a modern ballet lover with George Balanchines The Nutcracker, a holiday favorite. The New York City Ballet is known for showcasing classic stories of the ballet with their trademark stylish and modern sensibility/5. Just like any other of his wives, Zorina only lasted so long. Towards the closing year of the American Ballet was all but dead. From the Stravinksy Festival of until , Balanchine created no new ballets. He was offered jobs for other companies, but if there was one company he would involve himself in, it was going to be his own.

    Firebird. Balanchine’s Firebird was one of the choreographer’s first creations for the young New York City Ballet, using elaborate sets and costumes. The story, the choreography, the sets, and the music all integrated many brilliantly colored elements from Russian folklore.   All that glitters at the New York City Ballet is not masterpiece. And yet there are times when the parts are great enough within the whole to carry off all in veritable : Anna Kisselgoff.


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Open Library. In this small company became the New York City Ballet, and Balanchine became its guiding light. Under Balanchine's creative genius and leadership, the New York City Ballet emerged as one of the premier dance companies in the United States. He created nearly works of great variety for the company, 5/5(1).

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George Balanchine has 11 books on Goodreads with ratings. George Balanchine’s most popular book is Stories of the Great Ballets: The Scene-by-Sce. George Balanchine, born Giorgi Melitonis dze Balanchivadze in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to Georgian parents, was one of the 20th century's foremost choreographers, a pioneer of ballet in the United States, co-founder and balletmaster of New York City Ballet: his work created modern ballet, based on his deep knowledge of classical forms and /5.

I love this book. It' about three inches thick and loaded with ballet stories, photographs, and really interesting details about the ballets.

Each ballet is in alphabetical order, and has a paragraph explaining how many acts/scenes, who wrote the music and did the original choreography, where it was performed, who danced it etc. and other interesting facts for all /5.

This is a list of ballets by George Balanchine (–), New York City Ballet co-founder and ballet master. This dramatic ballet served as the climax of this musical production and has subsequently been presented as a stand-alone piece; however, several of the sung numbers in the show featured dance routines as well, notably the title number.

Genre/Form: Reference works Stories, plots, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Balanchine, George. Balanchine's New complete stories of the great ballets. Balanchines Festival of Ballet Volume 1 by Balanchine and a great selection of related books, "This book is an extraordinary work, so elegantly produced that it is truly worthy of its subject.

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Where You Can't Wait for the Muse; BALANCHINE'S COMPLETE STORIES OF THE GREAT BALLETS. By George Balanchine. Edited by Francis Mason. Annotated selection of recordings by Jacques Fray-Illustrated. A new book about George Balanchine’s work with dancers at the School of American Ballet shows the master choreographer as, above all, a master : Joan Acocella.

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