Ballet & Modern Dance

Ballet & Modern Dance

A Concise History

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
Traces the history of dance from the ancient world to the present and discusses the contributions of influential dancers and choreographers

Book News
Meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dancegoers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance specifically ballet and modern dance since the Renaissance, incorporating the most recent scholarship. The text is illuminated by excerpts from primary sources and embellished by eight photo inserts (b&w). Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Independent Publishing Group
Now expanded and updated, this second edition of the original bestseller is an engaging interpretation of dance history—from the Ancient Greeks and European royal courts to the rise of the “American“ ballet and the explosion of modern dance. Short profiles, an extensive bibliography, a helpful index, and selections from primary sources are also included.


Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton Book Co., [1992]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©1992
ISBN: 9780871271723
0871271729
Branch Call Number: 793.32 ANDER
Characteristics: xii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Ballet and modern dance
Notes: "A Dance Horizons book."

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