The Armchair Guide to Russian Ballet: The Mir Iskusstva Movement and the Ballets Russes. ARTS.

The Armchair Guide to Russian Ballet: The Mir Iskusstva Movement and the Ballets Russes

Webster's Digital Services, 2011.

Binding: Paperback

A short guide to all principal dancers, major choreographers and ballet theater history 1890–1930s.

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The elegant world of ballet is captivating, expressive, and beautiful. The avant-garde Ballets Russes, active from 1909-1929, explored new avenues of movement and changed the world of ballet forever. The company combined challenging, contemporary Russian visual art with new styles of dance. Explore the origination of the Ballets Russes, meet its leader Sergei Diaghilev, and the stars Anna Pavlova, Vaslav Nijinsky, and Tamara Karsavina, among others. Project Webster represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Project Webster continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge.

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ISBN: 9781240999347

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