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Dancers of Mercury : the story of Ballet Rambert / by Mary Clarke

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This book is in very good condition for its age. The dust jacket has marked edge wear, but is intact. Internally there is a previous owner's name on the front end paper and the end papers are marked by the dust jacket a little, but otherwise the pages are in very good condition - clean and unmarked.

"This book includes a detailed appraisal of the achievements of the Company, its choreographers, dancers, ballets and other aspects of its work, and discusses the place it will occupy in the future development of British Ballet. The illustrations include many unfamiliar photographs, playbills and drawings."
"Mary Clarke was the most senior of a dynamic generation of dance writers who had grown up during the early days of British ballet in the 1930s and who played an active part in its artistic development and public popularity. It is notable that a number of the most distinguished figures in ballet, including writers, dancers and choreographers, emerged from humble circumstances .
Mary Clarke’s lucid writing made the arcane mysteries of technical vocabulary and historical sources easily intelligible to the general reader, and her reliability with facts was respected by the profession, even when she made no bones about criticising what she felt was artistically below par."

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Author(s):
Mary Clarke
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 24 x 3 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
A & C Black (1962)
Title:
Dancers of Mercury : the story of Ballet Rambert

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This book is in very good condition for its age. The dust jacket has marked edge wear, but is intact. Internally there is a previous owner's name on the front end paper and the end papers are marked by the dust jacket a little, but otherwise the pages are in very good condition - clean and unmarked.

"This book includes a detailed appraisal of the achievements of the Company, its choreographers, dancers, ballets and other aspects of its work, and discusses the place it will occupy in the future development of British Ballet. The illustrations include many unfamiliar photographs, playbills and drawings."
"Mary Clarke was the most senior of a dynamic generation of dance writers who had grown up during the early days of British ballet in the 1930s and who played an active part in its artistic development and public popularity. It is notable that a number of the most distinguished figures in ballet, including writers, dancers and choreographers, emerged from humble circumstances .
Mary Clarke’s lucid writing made the arcane mysteries of technical vocabulary and historical sources easily intelligible to the general reader, and her reliability with facts was respected by the profession, even when she made no bones about criticising what she felt was artistically below par."

Author(s):
Mary Clarke
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 24 x 3 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
A & C Black (1962)
Title:
Dancers of Mercury : the story of Ballet Rambert

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