Published June 30, 2007
by Tide-Mark Press .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||14|
Written with wit, insight, and candor, Balanchine is a book that will delight lovers of biography as well as those with a special interest in dance. For this edition the author has added a thoughtful yet dramatic account of the working out of Balanchine's legacy, from the making of his controversial will to the present author explores the intriguing legal, financi/5(7). Born in czarist Russia and trained at the Imperial Theater Ballet School in St. Petersburg, Balanchine braved revolution and the perils of defection to come to America for the freedom to create his own ballets. As co-founder of the New York City Ballet and the School of American Ballet, he was tireless in his efforts to develop a modern style of ballet and to put American ballet on the map. About this Item: Barnes & Noble Books. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Hardcover. Condition: Good. This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear. This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear. Seller Inventory # mon More information about this seller | Contact this seller
George Balanchine chronicles the life and achievements of this visionary artist from his early, almost accidental career in Russia, where his lifelong collaboration with Igor Stravinsky was forged, to his extraordinary accomplishments in America. The editor and writer Robert Gottlieb, one of the most knowledgeable dance critics in America. George Balanchine () is one of the past century's greatest choreographers, and (along with Lincoln Kirstein) the man most responsible for creating ballet culture in America, in his roles as founder of the School of American Ballet and cofounder and balletmaster of the New York City Ballet. In a career spanning more than six decades and three continents, and with more than dance. Written by the gifted author, editor, and dance critic Robert Gottlieb, George Balanchine describes the life and art of the celebrated, revolutionary ballet choreographer. Here is a necessary and singular look at the life of one of the great figures of the 20th Century: the dynamic Balanchine, founder of The New York City Ballet, collaborator of Stravinsky, and inspiration to countless fans Reviews: United States – Calendar with American holidays. Yearly calendar showing months for the year Calendars – online and print friendly – for any year and month.
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