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Balachine"s complete stories of the great ballets

by George Balanchine

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballets,
  • Stories, plots

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesComplete stories of the great ballets, Complete stories of the great ballets.
    Statementby George Balanchine and Francis Mason
    ContributionsMason, Francis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT95 .B3 1977b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 902 p. :
    Number of Pages902
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24940782M
    OCLC/WorldCa52635596

    Among his new works, during in Paris, Balanchine premiered Apollon musagète (Apollo and the muses) in a collaboration with Stravinsky; it was one of his most innovative ballets, combining classical ballet and classical Greek myth and images with jazz movement. He described it as "the turning point in my life". Apollo is regarded as the original neoclassical : Georgiy Melitonovich Balanchivadze, Janu . Balanchine's Jewels is catnip to dedicated ballet lovers. A homage, faithful and brilliant as only a master could make, to three different styles of choreography and three different national sensibilities, it's as dense, expertly carved and glittering as the gems of the is also plotless, and so presents a signficant challenge to the performers, who must hold an audience's attention 4/5.

    Serenade is a ballet by George Balanchine to Tschaikovsky's Serenade for Strings in C, Op. Students of the School of American Ballet gave the first performance on Sunday, 10 June on the Felix M. Warburg estate in White Plains, N.Y., where Mozartiana had been danced the previous day. This was the first ballet that Balanchine choreographed in grapher: George Balanchine. The New York City Ballet presents a classic ballet tale for a modern ballet lover with George Balanchines The Nutcracker, a holiday favorite. The New York City Ballet is known for showcasing classic stories of the ballet with their trademark stylish and modern sensibility/5.

      Ive a question regarding the film of George Balanchines Apollo (Filmed for Canadian television (CBC) in , and available on DVD, and a later bootleg filming of Peter Martins as Apollo) Ive only found an incomplete listing of the characters/dancers: Apollo: .   George Balanchine was a ballet choreographer who co-founded and served as artistic director of the New York City Ballet. George Balanchine was a prolific choreographer who transformed American :


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I love this book. It' about three inches thick and loaded with ballet stories, photographs, and really interesting details about the ballets. Each ballet is in alphabetical order, and has a paragraph explaining how many acts/scenes, who wrote the music and did the original choreography, where it was performed, who danced it etc.

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Balanchine's Complete Stories of the Great Ballets by George Balanchine and Francis Mason Edition: Second revised and enlarged edition, First printing thus Book condition: Fine Book Description.

First ed.,has title: Complete stories of the great ballets Bibliography: p. []Pages: Authored by one of the ballet's most respected experts, this volume includes scene-by-scene retellings of the most popular classic and contemporary ballets, as performed by the world's leading dance companies. Certain to delight long-time fans as well as those just discovering the beauty and drama of ballet.5/5(1).

George Balanchine has 11 books on Goodreads with ratings. George Balanchine’s most popular book is Stories of the Great Ballets: The Scene-by-Sce. He has been president of the board of directors of the Martha Graham Center for Contemporary Dance, vice president of Ballet Review, and a member of the Committee for the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library.

He has worked with George Balanchine on two editions of Balanchine's Complete Stories of the Great : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. George Balanchine and Francis Mason-"Balanchine's Complete Stories Of The Great Ballets"Doubleday-5" X 8" pages-Hardcover Book-With Jacket-With Photos-Signed By George hine, George, –83, American choreographer and ballet dancer, b.

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OCLC Number: Notes: ed. has title: Balanchine's New complete stories of the great ballets. "Glossary", p. [] Includes index. Description. George Balanchine, born Giorgi Melitonis dze Balanchivadze in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to Georgian parents, was one of the 20th century's foremost choreographers, a pioneer of ballet in the United States, co-founder and balletmaster of New York City Ballet: his work created modern ballet, based on his deep knowledge of classical forms and techniques/5.

Stories of the Great Ballets book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Authored by one of the ballet's most respected exp 4/5. The stories of the ballets are easy to find in the anthology books, like The Complete Book of Ballets, by Beaumont, or Balanchines' Stories of the Great Ballets.

Napoli would also be available in any books you can find on Bournonville or The Royal Danish Ballet. Where You Can't Wait for the Muse; BALANCHINE'S COMPLETE STORIES OF THE GREAT BALLETS.

By George Balanchine. Edited by Francis Mason. Annotated selection of recordings by Jacques Fray-Illustrated. Genre/Form: Reference works Stories, plots, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Balanchine, George. Balanchine's New complete stories of the great ballets.George Balanchine, most influential choreographer of classical ballet in the United States in the 20th century.

His works, characterized by a cool neoclassicism, include The Nutcracker () and Don Quixote (), both pieces choreographed for the New York City Ballet, of which he was a founder.People may disagree over which of George Balanchine’s ballets is the greatest, but I don’t think there’s much contest over which one they feel the most tenderly : Joan Acocella.