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The Faber Pocket Guide to Ballet (Paperback)

The Faber Pocket Guide to Ballet (Paperback)

This handy guide is a must-have for all ballet-goers. Written by former Royal Ballet principal Deborah Bull and leading dance critic Luke Jennings.
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The essential, easy-to-use classical ballet guide - spanning nearly two centuries of classical dance - with entries for more than eighty works from ballet companies around the world. This new edition has been revised to include new ballets by Wayne McGregor, Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon.

 

Features include:

Plot summeries

An analysis of each ballet's principal themes

Useful background and historical information

A unquie, behind-the-scenes, performer's-eye view

 

Dip in at random or trace the development of dance from cover to cover. Written by former Royal Ballet principal Deborah Bull and leading dance critic Luke Jennings, thisever-popular Faber Pocket Guide is a must for all ballet-goers - regulars and first-timers alike.

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