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The Ballets russes and its world

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929,
  • Ballets russes -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-399) and index.

    Statementedited by Lynn Garafola and Nancy Van Norman Baer.
    ContributionsGarafola, Lynn., Baer, Nancy Van Norman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1786.B355 B35 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 420 p. :
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL387952M
    ISBN 100300061765
    LC Control Number98051002

    Lynn Theresa Garafola (born Decem ) is an American dance historian, linguist, critic, curator, lecturer, and educator. A prominent researcher and writer with broad interests in the field of dance history, she is acknowledged as the leading expert on the Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev (–), the most influential company in twentieth-century theatrical dance. The Ballets Russes performances took place across three continents and it's style varied with audiences. The influence of the Ballets Russes was far reaching and its vestiges remain today. The undeniable head of this enterprise was Diaghilev, its president from its inception until his death, and the company's in

    Buy Diaghilev's Ballets Russes by Ms. Lynn Garafola online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. In the s and ’40s, the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo toured the United States and the world, introducing many to ballet as an art form, while spreading the enduring image of the ballerina as an embodiment of feminine grace and sophistication. This sumptuous, illustrated history tells the story of the rise of modern ballet and its popularity through the life story of one of ballet’s.

    Book Description. Modernism on Stage restores Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes to its central role in the Parisian art world of the s and s. During those years, the Ballets Russes’ stage served as a dynamic forum for the interaction of artistic genres - dance, music and painting - in a mixed-media form inspired by Richard Wagner’s Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art). Although many of the Ballets Russes’s designers, dancers, and all of its choreographers were Russian, the company never performed in Russia. Without a permanent home, the Ballets Russes performed every year of its existence, touring throughout Europe, the United States, and South America, even through the dark years of World War I.


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