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Turning

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter describes techniques for turning, covering how to end a pirouette, arms and head in pirouettes, to turn with the arms en haut (au couronne), chaîné turns, grand tours, and tour piqué.


How Center Exercises Are Done

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter presents instructions for performing center exercises. It covers fondue, passés, arabesque, piqué arabesque, pirouette, glissade, jumps, breathing in jumps, assemblé, jeté, grand royale, ... More


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