THE NEW BALLET Kurt Jooss and his work

By: A.V.COTON , Dance Expert , Kurt JOOSS , Chorographer ,

Price: £15.00

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Book Condition: Very Good

Dark Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine,280 x 220 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, 156 pp. A book of enduring beauty on the work of Kurt Jooss who presented to the public in the 1930's and 40's a completely new method of theatrical dance based on the researches of his teacher Rudolf Laban closer to the idiom and ideology of the earliest sorts of theatrical dance. The book contains the original dress designs for 8 of the companies' productions by eminent costume designers of the day namely Doris Zinkeisen, Dmitri Bouchene and Hein Heckroth, reproduced in eight colours on 8 plates of which 4 are double page. There are also 64pp of b/w photo. plates which reflect the development of the Ballets Jooss of which the action photos are by Roger Wood. There are also many pencil drawings and sketches by Richard Zeigler made during performances and rehearsals which convey the movement and artistic interpretation quite exquisitely. VG/VG (Book - Light shelf wear and soiling to extremities of boards, Previous owner name and date in ink to front free end paper. A couple of light foxing spots to prelims. Dust Jacket- Shelf rubbing to extremities with a little loss to head and tips of corners. 8 mm approx tear to top front panel. No shelf soiling and non price clipped. cover 35/-. Very respectable in easily removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: THE NEW BALLET Kurt Jooss and his work

Author Name: A.V.COTON , Dance Expert , Kurt JOOSS , Chorographer ,


Categories: Arts Crafts Photography, Performing Arts,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, DENNIS DOBSON: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 123691

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