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The Ballet Lover's Companion
Zoe Anderson

This engaging book is a welcome guide to the most successful and loved ballets seen on the stage today. Dance writer and critic Zoe Anderson focuses on 140 ballets, a core international repertory that encompasses works from the ethereal world of romantic ballet to the edgy, muscular works of modern choreographers. She provides a wealth of facts and insights, including information familiar only to dance world insiders, and considers such recent works as Alexei Ramansky's Shostakovich Trilogy and Christopher Wheeldon's The Winter's Tale as well as older ballets once forgotten but now returned to the repertory, such as Sylvia. To enhance enjoyment of each ballet, Anderson also offers tips on what to look for du...

2015   384 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300154283  $40.00

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Béla Bartók

Through the Looking Glass

Monteverdi’s Musical Theatre

Frank Loesser

Jerome Kern

Kander and Ebb

Richard Rodgers

Sigmund Romberg

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