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A Ballet-Maker's Handbook: Sources, Vocabulary, Styles - Joan Lawson - Paperback

A Ballet-Maker's Handbook: Sources, Vocabulary, Styles - Joan Lawson - Paperback
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  • ISBN-13: 9780878300174
  • ISBN: 0878300171
  • Publisher: Routledge

AUTHOR

Lawson, Joan

SUMMARY

A teacher, lecturer and writer on the subject of ballet technique and dance history, Joan Lawson here provides an in-depth examination of the tasks and art of choreography. In A Balletmaker's Handbook, Lawson looks at sources of inspiration, balletic materials, choreographic vocabularies, and dance styles from the perspective of the beginning balletmaker. She employs numerous examples from a range of nineteenth and twentieth century ballets, some of the best known choreographed by Coralli and Perrot, Petipa and Ivanov, Nijinska, Balanchine, Ashton and MacMillan.Artfully combining history, analysis, and reference, A Balletmaker's Handbook is a hands-on guide for dancers, choreographers, and teachers of ballet.Lawson, Joan is the author of 'A Ballet-Maker's Handbook: Sources, Vocabulary, Styles - Joan Lawson - Paperback' with ISBN 9780878300174 and ISBN 0878300171.

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