Jewels (Ballet)

Jewels (Ballet)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jewels is an award-winning ballet in three parts created for New York City Ballet by co-founder and founding choreographer George Balanchine. It premi red on Thursday, April 13th, 1967, at the New York State Theater with sets designed by Peter Harvey and lighting by Ronald Bates. Jewels has been called the first full-length abstract ballet. It can also be seen as three separate ballets, linked by their jewel-colored costumes. Balanchine commented: "The ballet had nothing to do with jewels. The dancers are just dressed like jewels."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Sess Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136282062
  • 9786136282060