Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet PDF


Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (Dover Books on Dance) [Reading] ➻ Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (Dover Books on Dance) By Gail Grant – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Miss Grant has made information available in one book than we have ever had before Teacher's organizations would do well to consider the use of Miss Grant's Technical Manual as an official textbook Miss Grant has made information available and Dictionary Kindle Ó in one book than we have ever had Technical Manual PDF/EPUB or before Teacher's organizations would do well to consider the use of Miss Grant's Technical Manual Manual and Dictionary PDF É as an official textbook — Dance MagazineTeacher recommended Gail Grant's Technical Manual has long been Manual and Dictionary of Classical ePUB í one of the most popular and effective ballet reference guides Completely revised and updated this third edition is virtually a new work and should be owned by every student dance teacher choreographer and ballet enthusiast — even those who purchased the second edition Extensive revision expansion and the inclusion of than new terms have added immeasurably to the value of this concise definitive manualMoving from abstract ballet and adage adagio to working leg and wrapped position the book fully describes and defines over ballet steps saul de chat jeté enveloppé failli entrechat six etc movements and poses arabesue épaulement attitude en arrière retiré à terre dégagé etc and other expressions and concepts For each first a phonetic transcription is provided then a literal translation and finally an explanation of how the step is performed the pose captured or the movement executed of how the concept fits in with actual ballet dancing or of the purpose or function of the idea A pronunciation guide cross references to alternate names for Manual and Dictionary of Classical ePUB í similar steps and positions that vary from the Russian to the French or Italian schools and a bibliography are all invaluable aidsBut the most important supplement is the page pictorial section drawn by the author who is both a successful ballet teacher and dancer Keyed to the dictionary and vice versa these diagrams show clearly the exact foot leg arm and body positions for the proper execution of many of the common ballet steps and movements This essential and easy reference is a must for every teacher aspiring dancer and ballet class.


10 thoughts on “Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (Dover Books on Dance)

  1. Melanie Melanie says:

    I feel like a nerd putting this book on herebut if you ever need a ballet dictionary this is a good one


  2. Shayla Shayla says:

    The best ballet dictionary available


  3. Erin Erin says:

    A must have for every reference shelf and dance lover


  4. Elana Gravitz Elana Gravitz says:

    Who knew there were so many types of pas de bourree?


  5. Desiree Baxter Desiree Baxter says:

    Helpful companion reference for a good ballet class Solidified my understanding of concepts presented in class However it would be difficult to fully grasp many of the terms based on the definitions and illustrations alone


  6. Jennifer B. Jennifer B. says:

    Very complete


  7. korana bilan korana bilan says:

    Must have if you are in ballet world


  8. alison martin alison martin says:

    Awesome bookthe dance language is beautiful REVIEWalessiathe language is frenchI know that cuz I do dance


  9. Alice Alice says:

    Oldie but a GoodieThis is still one of the best resources for ballet terminology around Spelling pronunciation definitions and a uick overview of Cecchetti Varganova and French school techniue differences is included where needed Most of the terms are in french which is the universal vocabulary of ballet since King Louis XIV There are also some line drawings to illustrate various positions which are also useful A must for the aspiring dancer


  10. Marjorie Jensen Marjorie Jensen says:

    I've used this book in many advanced ballet classes and when working on my own choreography Also I've used it when crafting experimental creative writing pieces You can read one of my odd choreographic writing pieces in the latest issue of Sonic Boom


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