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Classical Ballet Technique

Classical Ballet Technique Book
Author : Gretchen Ward Warren,Susan Cook
Publisher : University Press of Florida
Release : 1989
ISBN : 9780813009452
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Aimed at advanced dancers, this book discusses classical ballet's basic concepts, techniques, and movements

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet Book
Author : Agrippina Vaganova
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2012-04-18
ISBN : 0486121054
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Discusses all basic principles of ballet, grouping movement by fundamental types. Diagrams show clearly the exact foot, leg, arm, and body positions for the proper execution of many steps and movements. 118 illustrations.

Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School of the Dance Theatre of Harlem

Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School of the Dance Theatre of Harlem Book
Author : Karel Shook
Publisher :
Release : 1977
ISBN : 9780871270986
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School for the Dance Theatre of Harlem champions the rich heritage of American dance from Fanny Elssler's triumphs to the square dances of the pioneers and on to the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Originally published in 1977, the text serves as a theoretical and practical outline of Shook's teaching philosophies. The book is divided into three parts: The Antecedents; The Theory; The Practice. In The Antecedents, Shook respectively discusses the tradition of a dance teacher, the American attitude, classical ballet and the development of Dance Theatre of Harlem. The Theory and The Practice are divulgences into Shook's philosophies on teaching, supplemented by a syllabus for the elementary grades of ballet. Elements of Classical Ballet Technique is ideal for the dance teacher who strives to nourish mental flexibility and dexterity of character in their students, as well as to provide and hone technical training.

The Progressions of Classical Ballet Technique

The Progressions of Classical Ballet Technique Book
Author : Rhonda Ryman
Publisher :
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9781904386209
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This work picks up where The Foundations of Classical Ballet Technique left off, so where, for example, you would find a single pirouette in the first book, this develops into a double pirouette, an embellished pirouette, or a more complex turn like fouette rond de jambe en tournant.

The Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet

The Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet Book
Author : Cyril W. Beaumont,Stanislas Idzikowski
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2012-06-26
ISBN : 0486122913
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A complete beginning course in classical ballet, this volume is based on the teachings of the celebrated instructor, Enrico Cecchetti. Features a numbered series of instructions for each exercise, plus 109 detailed illustrations.

Ballet Technique for the Male Dancer

Ballet Technique for the Male Dancer Book
Author : Nikolai Ivanovich Tarasov,Marian Horosko
Publisher : Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday
Release : 1985
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Discusses the French, Italian, and Russian schools of ballet, tells how to develop individual style, and demonstrates elementary movements, poses, and dance steps

Ballet For Dummies

Ballet For Dummies Book
Author : Scott Speck,Evelyn Cisneros
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-12-12
ISBN : 1119643104
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Whether you want to participate in ballet or just watch it, the ballet experience can excite and inspire you. Ballet is among the most beautiful forms of expression ever devised: an exquisite mix of sight and sound, stunning, aesthetics, and awesome technique. Ballet For Dummies is for anyone who wants to enjoy all that the dance forms offers – as an onlooker who wants to get a leg up on the forms you're likely to see or as an exercise enthusiast who understands that the practice of ballet can help you gain: More strength Greater flexibility Better body alignment Confidence in movement Comfort through stress reduction Infinite grace – for life From covering the basics of classical ballet to sharing safe and sensible ways to try your hand (and toes) at moving through the actual dance steps, this expert reference shows you how to: Build your appreciation for ballet from the ground up. Choose the best practice space and equipment. Warm up to your leap into the movements. Locate musical options for each exercise. Look for certain lifts in a stage performance. Tell a story with gestures. Picture a day in the life of a professional ballet dancer. Identify best-loved classic and contemporary ballets. Speak the language of ballet. Today you can find a ballet company in almost every major city on earth. Many companies have their own ballet schools – some for training future professionals, and others for interested amateurs. As you fine-tune your classical ballet technique – or even if you just like to read about it – you'll become better equipped to fully appreciate the great choreography and many styles of the dance. Ballet For Dummies raises the curtain on a world of beauty, grace, poise, and possibility! Ballet For Dummies (9781119643104) was previously published as Ballet For Dummies (9780764525681). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

Inside Ballet Technique

Inside Ballet Technique Book
Author : Valerie Grieg
Publisher : Dance Horizons
Release : 1994
ISBN : 9780871271914
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The more knowledge the dancer - and the dancer's parents and teachers - has about the body as an instrument of artistic expression, the better the dancer. Inside Ballet Technique introduces the reader to the natural anatomical laws governing human movement and body mechanics, and relates them directly to the dancer's acquisition of technique in the daily ballet class. Easy to read, simply and clearly illustrated, Inside Ballet Technique provides a fresh perspective on the basic tenets of classical ballet, answering many questions that commonly persist in the minds of career-track students and dancers.

The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique

The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique Book
Author : Finis Jhung
Publisher :
Release : 2014-06-26
ISBN : 9781457530180
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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KIRKUS REVIEWS excerpted for book /website Discover or rediscover the essentials of good ballet technique in this comprehensive, accessible book. Ballet has a reputation as a beautiful but intimidating art form, and those who lack natural flexibility or a typical dancer s body may feel unwelcome in a ballet studio. In his first book, former professional dancer and longtime instructor Jhung dispels that notion, reminding students and teachers of the pure joy that dance can bring while offering clear guidance on how to move with grace and confidence and avoid injury. He talks candidly about his own struggles with demanding classical technique and explains how he eventually learned to work with his body, rather than against it, when dancing. Jhung doesn t demand perfect turnout or high battements from his students; instead, he emphasizes proper posture and alignment, which he convincingly argues are the real foundation of good dance. With that in mind, he moves through a series of exercises, from simple stretches and basic barre work to more advanced center work involving turns and jumps. Lessons begin with an outline of the specific movements and are followed by a detailed analysis of each exercise so that readers will understand why it s essential to perfect simple steps before moving on to more complex choreography. These initial lessons are clearly explained and are easy to follow even for those with no prior ballet training. Throughout, Jhung maintains his encouraging, supportive tone while also discouraging the sloppiness and overreach that leads to strained, inelegant movement valuable lessons for beginners and advanced students alike. A fresh, friendly guide that demystifies classical ballet while providing clear guidance on how to be a better dancer."

The Art of Teaching Ballet

The Art of Teaching Ballet Book
Author : Gretchen Ward Warren
Publisher :
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9780813014593
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Presents profiles of noted dance teachers along with an analysis of their artistic lineages and techniques.

Beginning Ballet With Web Resource

Beginning Ballet With Web Resource Book
Author : Gayle Kassing
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1450402496
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Beginning Ballet introduces students to ballet through participation and appreciation as an academic study. This resource details etiquette, class expectations, health, and injury prevention and explores ballet’s history, major artists, styles, and aesthetics. Photos and descriptions in the text plus photos and video clips in an accompanying web resource help students learn and practice beginning ballet.

Foundations of Classical Ballet

Foundations of Classical Ballet Book
Author : Agrippina Vaganova
Publisher :
Release : 2014-10-01
ISBN : 9788873017677
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The definitive guide to the Russian Method of ballet, this complete, unabridged original version is the basis for all other classical ballet textbooks. It contains expanded text, entirely new sections, and corrections. Agrippina Vaganova articulates her own role in the rebirth of Russian ballet, discusses the body and its expressive capabilities, and explains how to attain a harmonious totality in dance. With additional documentation, photos, and contextual analysis, this edition contains a new biographical essay, a comprehensive summary of Vaganova’s lifetime achievements, photos of her as a dancer in some of her greatest roles and as a teacher with her students, and important new research into the influence of the Italians, led by Enrico Cecchetti, on the development of Russian ballet. Penetrating, insightful, and authoritative, this is much more than a textbook; it is the best guide available to Russian ballet technique and the Vaganova Method.

Classes in Classical Ballet

Classes in Classical Ballet Book
Author : Asaf Messerer,Oleg Briansky
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780879103446
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A teaching manual from the founder of the Bolshoi school of Ballet, contains instructions for six advanced classes of ballet.

Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet

Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet Book
Author : Gail Grant
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release : 2012-04-30
ISBN : 0486132862
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

From adagio to voyage, over 800 steps, movements, poses, and concepts are fully defined. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions also included.

Ballet why and How

Ballet  why and How  Book
Author : Anna Aalten
Publisher :
Release : 2014
ISBN : 9789491444081
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A collection of distinguished dance professionals, scientists, academics and photographers will illuminate several topics offering in-depth articles for reflection and debate. Broad themes of historical, sociological, psychological and philosophical viewpoints will interlace with pedagogical, educational and artistic perspectives. Experts invited to contribute include: Maaike Bleeker, Maurice Causey, Thom Hecht, Sanna Nordin-Bates, Larry Rhodes, Leda Meredith, Matthew Wyon, and many more. The aim of the book is to share thoughts, ideas and experiences from which to create future professionals.