The Resource On Wings of Joy : The Story of Ballet from the 16th Century to Today, (electronic resource)

On Wings of Joy : The Story of Ballet from the 16th Century to Today, (electronic resource)

Label
On Wings of Joy : The Story of Ballet from the 16th Century to Today
Title
On Wings of Joy
Title remainder
The Story of Ballet from the 16th Century to Today
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this engaging history of dance, readers are introduced to the major performers, choreographers, and composers who influenced the development of ballet. Beginning with the birth of the art in the sixteenth-century French court of Catherine d' Medici, this informative text traces ballet as it evolved in Europe and Russia and subsequently in England and then America. Included are details about the creation of such classics as Giselle, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, and Serenade, as well as the contributions of such prominent figures as Pavlova, Nijinsky, Balanchine, and Ashton. Fascinating facts include inside looks at contemporary ballet companies, how toe shoes are made, and what a professional dancer's day is like. All in all, a delightful, enjoyable and informative historical overview that will delight anyone who enjoys the art of dance
Member of
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
792.8/09
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1787.6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Freading eBooks
Target audience
adult
Label
On Wings of Joy : The Story of Ballet from the 16th Century to Today, (electronic resource)
Link
http://epl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAxMDE5LTE2MTgyNjcz
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881275511
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (184 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781497634411
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(CaAE) f881275511

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