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Diaghilev's Empire: How the Ballets Russes Enthralled the World

Author: Rupert Christiansen.

Diaghilev's Empire: How the Ballets Russes Enthralled the World

Author: Rupert Christiansen.

$35.00 $7.98
Item #: D32221
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: FSG
ISBN: 9780374139698
Dance critic Rupert Christiansen presents this sweeping, impeccably researched history of the Ballets Russes and its founder Serge Diaghilev's dream of bringing Russian culture to the West. The explosive color combinations, androgynous choreography and experimental sounds were called "barbaric" by the Parisian press, but its radical style was a phenomenon, u... More
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Dance critic Rupert Christiansen presents this sweeping, impeccably researched history of the Ballets Russes and its founder Serge Diaghilev's dream of bringing Russian culture to the West. The explosive color combinations, androgynous choreography and experimental sounds were called "barbaric" by the Parisian press, but its radical style was a phenomenon, usurping traditional ballet and causing a "Russian Revolution" in 20th century art and culture.


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