School of Classical Dance : Textbook of the Vaganova Choreographic School Paperback / softback
'School of Classical Dance' is the official textbook of the Vaganova School in St.
Petersburg, and takes the student and teacher from the basic concepts of the syllabus to the most complex exercises taught at the end of the eight-year course.
A thorough and logical presentation of the classical vocabulary, from its basic forms to advanced variations, is followed by a sample lesson for a senior class.
The eight-year syllabus of the Vaganova School, now adopted by almost all Russian ballet schools, is then given in full.
The authors were both long-time teachers at the Vaganova School. "A book which is to be treasured, one of the great technical manuals of our time" - the Dancing Times.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 488 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Dance Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/03/1995
- Category: Ballet
- ISBN: 9781852730444