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Balanchine the teacher : fundamentals that shaped the first generation of New York City Ballet dancers

Author: Barbara Walczak; Una Kai
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Balanchine the Teacher is a technical explanation of the stylistic approaches that George Balanchlne taught in New York City between 1940 and 1960, as recorded by two prominent dancers who studied with him at that time. This phenomenal resource replicates moments in the studio with the influential teacher, vividly and meticulously describing his instructions and corrections for twenty-four classes."--Jacket.
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Named Person: George Balanchine; Balanchine; George Balanchine; George Balanchine
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Walczak; Una Kai
ISBN: 9780813032528 0813032520
OCLC Number: 220420557
Description: 302 pages : music ; 24 cm
Contents: Suggestions to teachers --
Teachers --
Dancing in the early 1950s --
Components of a Balanchine class --
Introduction to the music --
Terminology --
How center exercises are done --
Corrections that recur --
Classes from the 1950s --
Classes from the 1960s --
Classes from the 1970s --
Music suggested for Balanchine classes --
In the beginning --
Balanchine's way --
Basic principles of Balanchine's method --
The barre --
Exercises with a straight leg sliding away from supporting leg --
Exercises bending the knee and lifting the foot from the floor --
Rotary movements --
Poses --
Port de bras --
Jumping --
Pointe work --
Turning --
Balanchine pointe class --
Balanchine company class, October 1975.
Responsibility: Barbara Walczak and Una Kai.
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