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George Balanchine

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101 Stories of the Great Ballets
The scene-by-scene stories of the most popular ballets, old and new
Written by George Balanchine and Francis Mason


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 20, 1975
Price: $18.95

Authored by one of the ballet's most respected experts, this volume includes scene-by-scene retellings of the most popular classic and contemporary ballets, as performed by the world's leading dance companies. Certain to delight long-time fans as well as those just discovering the beauty and drama of ballet. Read more >

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The Classic Ballet
Basic Technique and Terminology
Written by Lincoln Kirstein and Muriel Stuart
Preface by George Balanchine


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 5, 2004
Price: $25.00

“For soundness, for clarity, for succinctness, this manual of basic ballet is the best there is anywhere.”
—Edwin Denby, The Nation

With a precision unparalleled in any other book of its kind, The Classic Ballet presents a lucid text, and nearly six hundred drawings describe and illustrate in minute detail the proper... Read more >
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