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Nijinsky

Author: Lucy Moore
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first major biography for forty years tells the tragic story of ballet's great revolutionary, Nijinsky. 'He achieves the miraculous, ' the sculptor Auguste Rodin wrote of Vaslav Nijinsky. He embodies all the beauty of classical frescoes and statues. Like so many since, Rodin recognised that in Nijinsky classical ballet had one of the greatest and most original artists of the twentieth century, in any genre. And  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Vaslaw Nijinsky; Vaslaw Nijinsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Moore
ISBN: 9781846686184 1846686180
OCLC Number: 833278863
Notes: Illustrated endpapers.
Description: 324 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Yaponchik 1889-1905 --
The favourite slave 1906-1909 --
Dieude la Danse 1909-1910 --
Petrushka 1910-1911 --
Faune and Jeux 1911-1913 --
Le Sacre duprintemps 1910-1913 --
Roses 1913-1914 --
Mephisto Valse 1914-1918 --
Spectre 1918-1950 --
Divertissement A Libretto for a ballet based on Nijinsky's life --
The chosen one.
Responsibility: Lucy Moore.

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Tells the tragic story of ballet's great revolutionary, Nijinsky. In this book, the author examines a career defined by two forces - inspired performance and an equally headline-grabbing talent for  Read more...

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