Ballet and modern dance book

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ballet and modern dance book

BALLET AND MODERN DANCE: A Concise History by Jack Anderson | Kirkus Reviews

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Ballet and Modern Dance (World of Art)

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JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. A generous selection of illustrations completes the picture, taking the reader from the palaces of the Medici to the lofts of Manhattan, from the dancing of Louis XIV to the experimental choreography of Twyla Tharp and Pina Bausch. He also charts developments across onstage technology, new media and reality television, encompassing motion-responsive lasers, YouTube and So You Think You Can Dance to portray a vibrant, technologically attuned and expressively evolving medium. Format: Paperback.

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Thank you! 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. At each chapter's end, he includes readings from contemporary articles, manuals and reviews. An excerpt from Carlo Blasis' Code of Terpischore admonishes dancers that ""Nothing is of greater importance than frequent practice,"" and continues in words that could be a quote from any modern ballet-master.

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