Traces the development of dance's basic components, choreography, gesture, music, costume, and scenery, and discusses the backgrounds of the most important ballets... interlude of lapsed nuns in Meyerbeera#39;s opera Robert Ie Diable launched Marie Taglioni as queen-star of Romantic ballet. ... The tutu (Parisian nursesa#39; parlance for their: babiesa#39; bottoms) is still canonical. ... She put on some bits of stuff which, when hung upon a peg, looked mOre like torn ... His first and most professional costumers were Alexandre Benois and LAcon Bakst, artist-craftsmen and eruditeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Four Centuries of Ballet|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1970|