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The classic ballet : basic technique and terminology

Author: Muriel Stuart; Lincoln Kirstein; Carlus Dyer
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 800 drawings in this book strive to demonstrate proper body position, balance point, movement, and attitude of each position and step in the basic classical repertoire. The text presents a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Terminology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muriel Stuart; Lincoln Kirstein; Carlus Dyer
ISBN: 0813016177 9780813016177
OCLC Number: 436084012
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1952.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 243 p. : ill. ; 27 x 21 cm.
Responsibility: historical development by Lincoln Kirstein ; descriptive text by Muriel Stuart ; illustrations by Carlus Dyer ; preface by George Balanchine.

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