Title:Stories of the Ballets
Werner Laurie, London, 6th Impression 1955 Here are told the stories of many famous ballets including favourites such as The Firebird, Petrouchka, Robert Helpmann's Hamlet and Casse Noisette. The plot sequence is outlined, explaining the underlying symbolism in each ballet, showing how effective the creative combination of movement, grouping, decor, and choreography can be. There is an index giving details of the source of each story and information about the composer of the music, the choreographer, the scenic and costume designer, as well as the date amd place of the first performance of each work...
Second hand Hardback