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Reminiscences of the Russian ballet

Alexandre Benois

Reminiscences of the Russian ballet

by Alexandre Benois

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Published by Putnam in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballet,

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    Statementby Alexandre Benois. Translated by Mary Britnieva
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 414 p.
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26886716M

    Sergei Prokofiev was a bold innovator who eschewed the beaten path in art all his life, often in defiance of orthodox tastes. His compositions, many of which are today recognized masterpieces of musical art, usually evoked either genuine bewilderment or sharp criticism when first iev's music is performed today all over the world; his works are studied at music schools. Author's Name: Shirley Goulden. Publisher: Follett Publishing Co. Cover: Hardcover. Date Published: # of Pages: 75pp. Details of Condition: Red faded cloth HB with no Dj,black ballet slippers on cover,illustrated endpapers, illustrated by Maraja,bind and book good,pages good with no marks, rips or inscriptions,cover slightly bumped and marked but good,lovely illustrations.

    Written from a series of intellectual conversations, disguised as interviews, which the author, Solomon Volkov, had with George Balanchine shortly before Balanchine's death in , the book is also a profound exegesis on the work of the great choreographer, especially on how music -- Russian music -- informed everything he did/5. Indeed, a reporter in Akron, Ohio called Shawn the “Most Beautiful Man in the World” (an accolade also given, at the same time, to the Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky).Author: Sharon Basco.

    A festschrift in honor of the New York City Ballet on its 50th birthday, incorporating reminiscences and testimonial essays with photographs of George Balanchine and his dancers and reproductions of set designs, programs, and other such memorabilia. Making best use of the legion of distinguished artists and performers who have worked with the NYCB, editor Christopher Ramsey has included.   However, Feo’s friend Ilya adores dancing and the Russian ballet, and so ballet also has its place in this otherwise wolf-centric book. Magic Ballerina series by Darcey Bussell.


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Reminiscences of the Russian ballet. London, Putnam [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Alexandre Benois: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alexandre Benois; Mary Britnieva; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress). Reminiscences of the Russian Ballet Hardcover – by Trans.) Alexandre Benois (Mary Britnieva (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on February 8, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Insription in ink by the previous owner on title foxing throughout the attractive dust jacket,design for Giselle,and on spine and end papers,front and al reminiscences of the Russian ballet from and his relationship with Diaghilev.

Tamara Platonovna Karsavina (Russian: Тама́ра Плато́новна Карса́вина, 10 March – 26 May ) was a Russian prima ballerina, renowned for her beauty, who was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and later of the Ballets Russes of Sergei settling in Britain at Hampstead in London, she began teaching ballet professionally and became Born: Tamara Platonovna Karsavina, 10 MarchSt.

This is a book purely for those with an interest in and knowledge of ballet. It is a great insight into the world of both the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballet Russes by one of the star dancers of the time, Tamara Karsavina/5.

"A Century of Russian Ballet" brings its readers as close as written records can to the realities of being a student, dancer, choreographer or critic in Russia, from the period to It is built on a framework of famous ballets (translations of the printed libretti of which are included) by such celebrated choreographers as Charles Didelot, Filippo Taglioni, Jules Perrot, Arthur Saint.

From to and again from toBenjamin Lumley () was manager of Her Majesty's Theatre in London, the great nineteenth-century English home of romantic ballet and Italian was studying for the bar when, in the to season, Pages: Bringing Fokine to Light - Volume 16 Issue 2 - Karen Nelson.

Kirstein, Lincoln, Nijinsky Dancing (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, ), pp. 30 – In an earlier book, Fokine (British-Continental Press, Ltd., ), p. 64, Kirstein listed Fokine's strong points: “To have studied under Fokine is to have experienced an unforgettable illumination into the sources of gesture, the definition of.

An exciting, wonderfully researched look onstage and backstage at the Russian Ballet between and The story is built on a framework of famous ballets by such celebrated choreographers as Charles Didelot, Filippo Taglioni, Jules Perrot, Arthur Saint-Leon, Marius Petipa and Mikhail Fokine.

Onto this framework are placed eyewitness accounts and criticisms, including biographies of. LESSONS IN CLASSICAL BALLET Vera Kostrovitskaya, STORIES OF THE GREAT BALLETS George Balanchine and Francis Mason, A CAMERA AT THE BALLET - Pioneer Dancers of the Royal Ballet Gordon Anthony, A CENTURY OF RUSSIAN BALLET - Desk Diary Jeremy Noble, A DANCER'S WORLD Margot Fonteyn, A HISTORY OF RUSSIAN BALLET.

Translated from the Russian. "This book is based on a dozen printed ballet libretti"--Introd. Reminiscences of the Russian ballet. Translated by Mary Britnieva. New York, Da Capo Press, xiv, p., [17] leaves of plates. illus. 23 cm. Da Capo series in dance. Translation of Vospominaniia o balete.

Reprint of the ed. The Saint Petersburg Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre (The Big Stone Theatre of Saint Petersburg, Russian: Большой Каменный Театр) was a theatre in Saint Petersburg. It was built in to Antonio Rinaldi's Neoclassical design as the Kamenny (i.e., Stone) Theatre; Giovanni Paisiello’s opera Il mondo della luna was performed at the opening on 24 September.

Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. ‘Elegantly written, meticulously researched, The Ballets Russes and Beyond is a major contribution, offering fresh perspectives on Diaghilev’s troupe and its impact. With keen insight and broad vision, Davinia Caddy illuminates the meaning of dance in belle-époque Paris and immerses the reader in a culture of beauty, innovation, and Cited by:   Alicia Alonso's reminiscences of her career with Ballet Theater and her approach to the role of Giselle are rather cut and dried.

It is in the closing. The Bolshoi Theatre held special significance for Benois, an artist well-known for his love of the stage. The theatre was redesigned by his maternal grandfather Alberto Cavos, a project that took ten years to complete. Benois chose to illustrate this particular image on the frontispiece of his book Reminiscences of the Russian Ballet (London.

"A Century of Russian Ballet" brings its readers as close as written records can to the realities of being a student, dancer, choreographer or critic in Russia, from the period to It is built on a framework of famous ballets (translations of the printed libretti of which are included) by such celebrated choreographers as Charles Didelot, Filippo Taglioni, Jules Perrot, Arthur Saint 5/5(1).

Author of Reminiscences of the Russian ballet, Alexandre Benois,Memoirs, Moi vospominanii͡a︡, Russkaia︠ ︡shkola zhivopisi, Moi vospominaniya v pyati knigakh, Reminiscences of the Russian ballet, Zhizn' khudozhnikaWritten works: The Russian School of Painting.

Prince Serge Wolkonsky ( - ) was an influential Russian theatrical worker, one of the first Russian proponents of eurhythmics, pupil and friend of Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, and creator of an original system of actor's training that included both expressive gesture and expressive Wolkonsky became Director of the Imperial Theatres, the post for which he is most : Prince Serge Wolkonsky.Moscow's Bolshoi Ballet, which brought fame to Galina Ulanova, Maya Plisetskaya, and V.

M. Gordeyev, and the Kirov Ballet (since the St. Petersburg Maryinsky Ballet), whose dancers have included Rudolf Nureyev, Natalia Makarova, and Mikhail Baryshnikov, are the two foremost Russian companies and are ranked among the finest in the world.