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Ballet, how it all began

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballet -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Traces the development of ballet from its roots in fifteenth-century France and Italy to the present day.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementVivian Werner ; illustrated with old prints & photographs.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p. :
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23243155M
    ISBN 100689309082
    LC Control Number81008093
    OCLC/WorldCa7576850


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The Modern Ballet Renaissance Russian Ballet The renaissance in romantic ballet began in Russia after The Russian Imperial School of Ballet had been founded in During the early 19th cent. the Imperial Theatre housed more than 40 ballet productions staged by the celebrated Swedish master Charles Didelot.

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