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The Ballet-Lover's Companion: Aesthetics Without Tears for the Ballet-Lover

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Published January 28th 1949 by Random House (first published 1949)
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Nora Blue
May 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The subtitle, Aesthetics without Tears for the Ballet-Lover, aptly describes the content. While short (a mere 80 pages not counting the index) Ambrose packs in a lot of information, from the difference between the physical attributes of dancers to definitions of classical and romantic ballets and then the effects of set design, costumes and make-up. For the seasoned ballet attender refresh your knowledge or for the person attending for the first time receive a well-rounded description of what to ...more
Erica
Oct 13, 2007 rated it it was amazing
When I was teaching jazz and tap, the owner of the studio wanted this book so badly.

It's wonderful. Then illustrations are beautiful. A great used bookstore find.
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