From Petipa to Balanchine: Classical Revival and the Modernisation of Ballet

3.5 avg rating
( 6 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780415092227: From Petipa to Balanchine: Classical Revival and the Modernisation of Ballet

In this rich interdisciplinary study Tim Scholl provides a provocative and timely re-evaluation of the development of ballet from the 1880s to the middle of the twentieth century. In the light of a thoughtful re-appraisal of dance classicism he locates the roots of modern ballet in the works of Marius Petipa, rather than in the much-celebrated choreographic experiements of Diaghilev's Ballet Russe.
Not only is this the first book to present nineteenth- and twentieth-century ballet as a continuous rather than broken tradition, From Petipa to Balanchine places works such as Sleeping Beauty, Les Sylphides, Apollo and Jewells in their proper cultural and artistic context.
The only English-language study to be based on the original Russian soures, this book will be essential reading for all dance scholars. Written in an engaging and elegant style it will also appeal to anyone interested in the history of ballet generally.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Tim Scholl is Associate Professor in the Department of Russian at Oberlin College, Ohio. He is a frequent contributor to Ballet Review.

Review:

." . . the most trustworthy and readable work to emerge on the sources and progeny of St. Petersburg's ballet. Sure to cause controversy among Diaghilev worshippers, Scholl's book asks questions that dance scholars need answered and provides the wide-ranging research and thoughtful synthesis to answer those questions."
-Don Daniels, "Ballet Review
"Tim Scholl approaches his subject from a fresh point of view that will surely excite enthusiastic approval in some readers and violent disapproval in others ... Perhaps, in addition to its great value for setting Russian ballet in this thoroughly researched, historical context, Scholl's book is important for stirring up questions that need to be pondered. Dance can use such constructive provocation."
-"Dance Chronicle
"In this reevaluation of Russian classical ballet, Russian literature scholar Scholl examines the Russian ballet's classical revival in the first decades of this century, using the notion of retrospectivism.' Rather than a comprehensive history "From Petipa to Balanchine looks at several landmark works of Petipa ("Sleeping Beauty) and George Balanchine ("Apollo and "Jewels)."
-"The Drama Review, Winter 1995
"A definite yes."
-"Dance Teacher Now

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Tim Scholl
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97804150922270000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 104.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Tim Scholl
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # POD_9780415092227

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 113.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Scholl,Tim
Published by Routledge
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover - 180pp - This title is now printed on demand - please allow 2-3 weeks added time for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 1964762

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 119.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

SCHOLL, TIM.
Published by Routledge (2017)
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2017. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780415092227 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0232792

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 113.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.36
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Scholl, Tim
Published by Routledge (2016)
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780415092227_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 131.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.01
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Tim Scholl
Published by Routledge (1994)
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 1994. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780415092227

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 133.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Scholl, Tim
Published by Routledge (1994)
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780415092227

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 135.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Scholl, Tim (Author)
Published by Routledge (1994)
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 167 pages. 9.50x6.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0415092221

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 133.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Tim Scholl
Published by Routledge (1994)
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 1994. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780415092227

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 135.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.66
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Tim Scholl
Published by Routledge (1994)
ISBN 10: 0415092221 ISBN 13: 9780415092227
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0415092221

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 150.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book