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By: "Cheney, Gay"
An introduction to modern dance and body movement techniques, this guide begins with an overview of the history of modern dance and proceeds to a discussion of basic body movement, improvisation, and choreography. A series of clearly photographed exercises enables the dancer to execute each movement properly and to learn to use the body more effectively and expressively. View more info
Like "Opera 101," its successful predecessor, "Ballet 101" takes an already popular yet sometimes intimidating subject and makes it accessible and understandable for everyone. Noted dance critic and teacher Robert Greskovic has written an entertaining, reader-friendly book that provides everything the novice needs to learn and to enjoy the ballet . View more info
Publisher: NY, 1981
Edition: (1st edition)
"""The special magic of great partnerships in dance - from Karsavina & Nijinsky to Farrell & Martins - is captured in almost one hundred stunning photographs of ballet's most distinguished dancing couples...duration of the partnerships, the companies, and the principal ballets."" tight, bright, clean, curled edges." View more info
Publisher: "Caldwell, ID", 1939
Edition: "(2nd printing, 1940, signed by author)"
"Tight, bright, clean and square. No dust jacket. Faint softening to spine bottom. 8 pages with folded corners. Owner's signature on first title page ""Pherbia Thomas Thornburg, Quaker Hill, Pawling, New York"", sister of Lowell Thomas, Wife of S. Raymond ""Pinky"" Thornburg, close friends of Branch Rickey and fellow Ohio Wesleyan graduates. 375 indexed pages illustrated with diagrams and photograph with calls and explanataions of ea... View more info
"The wraps have edgewear, with a little corner creasing. The interior is tight and unmarked. The contents include many beautiful color and black/white photographs along with the text surrounding the story of the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico and Amalia Hernandez. No date given, unpaginated. Latest date found in text was 1977.Text in English.12x9"" (30.5x22.9cm)" View more info