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Author Kendall, Elizabeth, 1947-

Title Balanchine and the lost muse : revolution & the making of a choreographer / Elizabeth Kendall.

Publication Info. Oxford : University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 BALANCHINE,G KEN    Available
Description xvi, 288 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Maria and Meliton -- Georgi -- Theater School: boys -- Lidochka -- Theater School: girls -- 1917 -- Theater School: the hungry years -- The NEP economy -- The Young ballet -- The last year, summer to summer -- Death and life.
Summary "'Balanchine and the Lost Muse' traces the early lives and friendship of famed choreographer George Balanchine and the extraordinary young ballerina Lidia (Lidochka) Ivanova, from the years just before the 1917 Russian Revolution to Balanchine's escape from Russia in 1924 -- and in the process, sheds new light on a crucial flash point in the histories both of modsrn ballet and of Russia itself."--Book jacket.
Subject Balanchine, George.
Ivanova, Lidiia, -1924.
Choreographers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780199959341 alkaline paper
019995934X alkaline paper

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