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Letters on dancing and ballets. Translated by Cyril W. Beaumont from the rev. and enl. ed. published at St. Petersburg, 1803. by Jean Georges Noverre

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Published by Dance Horizons in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dance.,
  • Ballet

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBeaumont, Cyril W. 1891-1976.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3460 N9513 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination169p.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21554355M

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