By Laura Jacobs
A exceptional dance critic bargains a fascinating creation to the artwork of ballet
As a lot as we may perhaps get pleasure from Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, for lots of folks ballet is nearly actually a international language. It communicates via stream, now not phrases, and its heritage lies virtually completely abroad-in Russia, Italy, and France. In Celestial Bodies, dance critic Laura Jacobs makes the international universal, supplying a full of life, poetic, and uniquely obtainable advent to the area of classical dance. Combining heritage, interviews with dancers, technical definitions, descriptions of performances, and private tales, Jacobs bargains an intimate and passionate consultant to observing ballet and figuring out the relevant components of choreography.
Beautifully written and assuredly illustrated with unique drawings, Celestial Bodies deals crucial examining for all fanatics of this excellent artwork form.
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A amazing dance critic bargains a fascinating advent to the paintings of balletAs a lot as we could get pleasure from Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, for lots of people ballet is nearly actually a international language. It communicates via circulation, no longer phrases, and its heritage lies virtually totally abroad-in Russia, Italy, and France.
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