AUTHOR
Lincoln Kirstein
FILESIZE
9,26 MB
PUBLISH DATE
15 Jan 2005
LANGUAGE
English
ISBN
9780375710773

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The late co-founder of the School of American Ballet and the New York City Ballet offers a broad introduction to the history, techniques, movements, and nomenclature of ballet in a volume that includes nearly six hundred drawings illuminating proper body position, balance point, movement, and attitude of every step in the classical repertory. Repri


Classical ballet is any of the traditional, formal styles of ballet that exclusively employ classical ballet technique.It is known for its aesthetics and rigorous technique (such as pointe work, turnout of the legs, and high extensions), its flowing, precise movements, and its ethereal qualities.