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

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THE NEW BALLET Kurt Jooss and his work

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

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, DENNIS DOBSON: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123691

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 ... View more info