Stravinsky & Balanchine

Stravinsky & Balanchine

A Journey of Invention

eBook - 2002
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Drawing on extensive new research, Charles M. Joseph discusses the Stravinsky-Balanchine ballets against a rich contextual backdrop. He explores the background and psychology of the two men, the dynamics of their interactions, their personal and professional similarities and differences, and the political and historical circumstances that conditioned their work. He describes the dancers, designers, and sponsors with whom they worked. He explains the two men's approach to the creative process and the genesis of each of the collaborative ballets, demolishing much received wisdom on the subject. And he analyzes selected sections of music and dance, providing examples of Stravinsky's working sketches and other helpful illustrative materials.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, Ă2002
ISBN: 9781281730152
1281730157
9780300129342
0300129343
0300087128
9780300087123
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 440 pages) : illustrations
Alternative Title: Stravinsky and Balanchine

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