Apollo'S Angels: A History of Ballet [Audiobook] download free by Jennifer Homans

Apollo'S Angels: A History of Ballet Audiobook download free by Jennifer Homans
  • Listen audiobook: Apollo'S Angels: A History of Ballet
  • Author: Jennifer Homans
  • Release date: 2011/10/4
  • Publisher: GRANTA BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9781847082565
  • Rating: 7.83 of 10
  • Votes: 470
  • Review by: Emerald Steen
  • Review rating: 8.13 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/24
  • Duration: 8H27M30S in 256 kbps (134.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: AIFF, MPEG4, WAV, FLAC, MP3, WMA (compression ZIP, TAR.7Z, RAR, GZ, CPIO, TAR.XZ, DEB)
  • Total pages original book: 672
  • Includes a PDF summary of 71 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 55M36S (14.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Apollo's Angels is a major new history of classical ballet. It begins in the courts of Europe, where ballet was an aspect of aristocratic etiquette and a political event as much as it was an art. The story takes the reader from the sixteenth century through to our own time, from Italy and France to Britain, Denmark, Russia and contemporary America. The reader learns how ballet reflected political and cultural upheavals, how dance and dancers were influenced by the Renaissance and French Classicism, by Revolution and Romanticism, by Expressionism and Bolshevism, Modernism and the Cold War. Homans shows how and why 'the steps' were never just the steps: they were a set of beliefs and a way of life. She takes the reader into the lives of dancers and traces the formal evolution of technique, choreography and performance. Her book ends by looking at the contemporary crisis in ballet now that 'the masters are dead and gone' and offers a passionate plea for the centrality of classical dance in our civilization. Apollo's Angels is a book with broad popular appeal: beautifully written and illustrated, it is essential reading for anyone interested in history, culture and art.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History: Specific Events & Topics, Performance Art, Ballet
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 136x216x45mm
  • Weight: 778g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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