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Author Mara, Thalia.

Title The language of ballet : a dictionary / by Thalia Mara ; illustrated by Tina Mackler
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton Book Company, 1987


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 MELB  792.803 Mar/Lob  AVAILABLE
Description 120 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary Ballet is a special language of graceful movement. The basic terms for these movements that every student must learn are also a special language, all originating in France. This book presents concise, easy-to-understand definitions of common ballet terms, and includes phonetic pronunciation for all foreign words. Also included are brief biographies of famous dancers and dance companies. Over 100 line drawings show clearly how movements are to be executed. -- from back cover
Notes "A Dance horizons book"
Subject Ballet -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Author Mackler, Tina.
ISBN 0871270374 (paperback)
9780871270375 (paperback)