The Encyclopedia of World Ballet

The Encyclopedia of World Ballet

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Throughout the centuries, ballet has had a rich and ever-evolving role in the humanities. Renowned choreographers, composers, and performers have contributed to this unique art form, staging enduring works of beauty. Significant productions by major companies embrace innovations and adaptations, enabling ballet to thrive and delight audiences all over the globe. In The Encyclopedia of World Ballet, Mary Ellen Snodgrass surveys the emergence of ballet from ancient Asian models to the present, providing overviews of rhythmic movement as a subject of art, photography, and cinema. Entries in this volume reveal the nature and purpose of ballet, detailing specifics about leaders in classic design and style, influential costumers and companies, and trends in technique, partnering, variation, and liturgical execution.
Publisher: ©2015
Lanham :, Rowman & Littlefield,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781442245259
1442245255
Branch Call Number: 792.8 SNO
Characteristics: xxi, 377 pages, [20] pages of plates :,illustrations ;,27 cm.

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