Author : Agrippina Vaganova
Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : Courier Corporation
ISBN : 9780486121055
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File Download : 192 page

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.

Author : Joyce Mackie
Genre : Music
Publisher : Penguin Books
ISBN : UCSC:32106006224437
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File Download : 144 page

Illustrates the fundamental movements and positions of ballet, and defines many of the French terms that are associated with ballet.

Author : Robert Greskovic
Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN : 0879103256
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File Download : 660 page

Presents a look at the world of dance; an analysis of ballet movement, music, and history; a close-up look at popular ballets; and a host of performance tips.

Author : Sandra Noll Hammond
Genre : Ballet
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN : UOM:39015048241759
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File Download : 203 page

Written for the adult beginner, Ballet Basics is a well-illustrated introduction to the fundamentals of ballet technique. The text also provides an overview of the history of ballet.

Author : Sandra Noll Hammond
Genre : Ballet
Publisher :
ISBN : 0874842581
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File Download : 130 page

Written for the adult beginner, Ballet Basics is a well-illustrated introduction to the fundamentals of ballet technique. The text also provides an overview of the history of ballet and introduces students to the world of ballet.

Author : Anna Paskevska
Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN : 9781136612978
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File Download : 191 page

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Author : Scott Speck
Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781119643142
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File Download : 368 page

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.

Author : Robin Rinaldi
Genre : Ballet
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
ISBN : 9781438131894
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An introduction to ballet, discussing the history, styles, and famous dancers and choreographers.

Author : Misty Copeland
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Grand Central Life & Style
ISBN : 9781455596317
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File Download : 224 page

The celebrated ballerina and role model shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health. Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway model. Standards have changed: what women do want is a long, toned, powerful body with excellent posture." In other words, the body of a ballerina. In her first health and fitness book, Misty will show women how to get healthier and stronger and how to reshape their bodies to be lean and flexible with: Step-by-step advice Meal plans focusing on heathy fats Workout routines Words of inspiration, including excerpts from Misty's personal journal

Author : Sandra Noll Hammond
Genre : Performing Arts
Publisher : Waveland Press
ISBN : 9781478608912
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File Download : 154 page

The clear writing style, vivid analogies, and illustrations that show movement come alive are among many features that make Ballet: Beyond the Basics a proven, indispensible guide. The rich historical tradition of ballet is foundational to Hammonds approach to helping intermediate ballet studentsthose who are familiar with basic ballet terminology, understand correct body placement, and can easily perform elementary techniques expand their technical development and artistic growth. Although written to encourage students and teachers who deal with the most challenging phase of ballet training, experienced dancers seeking to refresh their knowledge and enhance their level of achievement can benefit from Hammonds reliable, timeless advice.