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Balanchine, a biography

Author: Bernard Taper
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Times Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the co-founder of the School of American ballet and the New York City Ballet discussing his influence in the world of ballet.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: George Balanchine; George Balanchine; George Balanchine
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Taper
ISBN: 0812911369 9780812911367
OCLC Number: 10799264
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Choreographer in his element --
Childhood in Russia --
Monkey: a student --
First choreogrpahy --
Ballet master to Diaghilev --
"Apollo" and "Prodigal Son" --
Rootless years --
But first a school --
An ace job on the Terp angle --
Second beginnings --
God creates, woman inspires, and man assembles --
The making of "Agon": a photo essay --
Come back, come back, come back --
The essential tradition --
What's the matter with now? --
At seventy --
An appetite for renewal --
The last year.
Responsibility: Bernard Taper.

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A biography of the co-founder of the School of American ballet and the New York City Ballet discussing his influence in the world of ballet.

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