All in the dances : a brief life of George Balanchine / by Terry Teachout. Terry Teachout.

All in the dances : a brief life of George Balanchine / by Terry Teachout

Orlando : Harcourt, 2004. First Edition. An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.; 185 pages; Description: xv, 185 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-185). Subjects: Choreographers --United States --Biography. Summary: Twenty years after his death, George Balanchine still dominates the world of ballet. Not only have his works been danced by the New York City Ballet continuously since 1948, but they also have been performed by more than two dozen other companies throughout the world. In clear and elegant writing, Terry Teachout brings to life the dramatic story of George Balanchine, a Russian emigré who fell in love with American culture, married four times and kept a mistress on the side, and transformed the art of ballet forever. Item #154501
ISBN: 0151010889

Price: €8.95

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