Bernstein and Robbins : the early ballets /

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University of Rochester Press,, Volume v. 173, Rochester, NY, United States, p.1 online resource (xxix, 293 pages) : (2021)

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Ballet., bicssc, bisacsh, MUSIC / History & Criticism., PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Classical & Ballet.


Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-281) and index.Setting the scene : American ballet and Jerome Robbins -- Toward a first ballet : Fancy free takes shape -- Creating Fancy free : a long-distance collaboration -- The music of Fancy free : the sketches and score explored -- The Fancy free premiere and a move to Broadway -- Toward a second ballet : Bye bye Jackie and the creation of Facsimile -- The music of Facsimile : the sketches and score explored -- The Facsimile premiere and legacy of the ballets -- Epilogue: Bernstein and dance."The formative early ballets of West Side Story creators Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins explored in detail for the very first time."--Publisher's description.Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 16, 2021).