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Author Bussell, Darcey.

Title The ballet book / Darcey Bussell with Patricia Linton.

Publication Info. London ; New York : DK, 2006.
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 792.8 BUS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 792.8 BUS    AVAILABLE
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Description 64 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Note "First American edition published under the title The young dancer in 1994"--Title page verso.
"Second American edition published under the title DK superguides : Ballet in 2000"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Summary The author, a professional ballerina, introduces the art of ballet, from the basic positions, poses, jumps, and exercises to folk and character dancing, makeup, choreography, and perfoming on stage.
Contents To all young dancers -- Getting ready for class -- Starting ballet -- Basic pos-- Further exercises -- Stretching and strengthening -- Using your arms -- Classical ballet poses -- Arabesques -- Linking movements -- Pirouettes -- First jumps -- Bigger jumps -- On your toes -- Advanced pointework -- Pas de deux -- Folk and character dancing -- Mime and makeup -- Preparing for a performance -- Performance -- My life as a ballet dancer -- Other dance forms -- Choreography -- Going to the ballet -- Useful addresses -- Details of a selection of ballets -- Glossary.
Subject Ballet -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Linton, Patricia.
Added Title DK The ballet book
Young dancer
DK superguides : ballet.
ISBN 9780756619336
0756619335 (pbk.)
9781415666074 (FollettBound)
1415666075 (FollettBound)
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