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The ballet book

Author: Darcey Bussell; Patricia Linton
Publisher: London ; New York : DK, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView 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: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darcey Bussell; Patricia Linton
ISBN: 0756619335 1415666075 9781415666074 9780756619336 140531477X 9781405314770
OCLC Number: 67546440
Notes: "First American edition published under the title The young dancer in 1994"--Title page verso.
"Second American edition published under the title DK superguides : Ballet in 2000"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: To all young dancers --
Getting ready for class --
Starting ballet --
Basic positions --
Plies and releves --
Battement tendu --
Battement fondu --
Further exercises --
Stretching and strengthening --
Using your arms --
Classical ballet poses --
Arabesques --
Linking movements --
Pirouettes --
First jumps --
Bigger jumps --
On your toes --
Advanced pointework --
Pas de deux --
Folk and character dancing --
Mime and makeup --
Preparing for a performance --
Performance --
My life as a ballet dancer --
Other dance forms --
Choreography --
Going to the ballet --
Useful addresses --
Details of a selection of ballets.
Other Titles: DK superguides : ballet.
Young dancer
Responsibility: Darcey Bussell with Patricia Linton.

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Helps learn how to dance adagio and allegro. This book helps find out a way to look after your ballet shoes and make sure your make up is just right for your first night on stage. It contains what  Read more...

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