Basic Principles of Classical Ballet: Russian Ballet Technique

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Courier Dover Publications, 1969 - Music - 171 pages
6 Reviews
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. Offers dancers, teachers, and ballet lovers information often difficult to locate in other books. 118 illustrations.
  

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User Review  - the1butterfly - LibraryThing

Vanganova is who we based our ballet on at MHC when I took ballet one. I think she's awesome, and this is a great book for anyone interested in ballet. It is perfect for beginners- it is explains everything clearly. I'm rather fond of the little skirted ballerina illustrations throughout. Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah Badger - Goodreads

A great tool for any ballet teacher or dancer with an interest in the nitty gritty of classical ballet. My ballet syllabus is largely based on the Vaganova method (some Bournonville and Balanchine ... Read full review

Contents

CONSTRUCTION OF LESSON
11
CHAT
17
BATTEMENTS
26
ROTARY MOVEMENTS OF THE LEGS
39
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