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The ballet book

Author: Darcey Bussell; Patricia Linton
Publisher: London ; New York : DK, 2000.
Series: DK superguides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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The author, a professional ballerina, introduces the art of ballet, from the basic positions, poses, jumps, and exercises to folk and character dancing, makeup, choreography, and perfoming on stage.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darcey Bussell; Patricia Linton
ISBN: 9781405314770 140531477X 9780751328004 0751328006
OCLC Number: 225307937
Notes: Originally published as The young dancer in 1994.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: To all young dancers --
Getting ready to dance --
Starting ballet --
Basic positions --
Plies and releves --
Battement tendu --
Battement fondu --
Further exercises --
Bending --
Using your arms --
Classical ballet poses --
Arabesues --
Linking movements --
Pirouettes --
First jumps --
Bigger jumps --
On your toes --
Advanced pointework --
Pas de deux --
Folk and character dancing --
Mime and make-up --
Preparing for a show --
The show --
My life as a ballet dancer --
Other dance forms --
Choreography --
Going to the ballet --
Usefull addresses --
Details of a selection of ballets --
Glossary --
Index & Acknowledgements
Series Title: DK superguides.
Other Titles: Young dancer
Responsibility: Darcey Bussell with Patricia Linton.

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