Ballet Guide: Background, Listings, Credits, and Descriptions of More Than Five Hundred of the World's Major Ballets

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Dodd, Mead, 1976 - Performing Arts - 388 pages
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A brief history of the ballet is followed by an alphabetically arranged listing of more than 500 major ballets giving the plot, staging, choreographer, composer, date and place of the first performance, and the dancers that originally appeared in the work

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Contents

Introduction
1
Glossary
19
Bolt
63
Copyright

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