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Crisp, Clement

Works: 261 works in 487 publications in 5 languages and 9,455 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Stories, plots, etc  Documentary films  Filmed ballets  Filmed dance  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Internet videos  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Speaker, Creator, Translator, Commentator
Classifications: GV1787, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Clement Crisp
The history of dance by Mary Clarke( Book )

11 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the orgins and development of dance over the past 2,000 years
The ballet goer's guide by Mary Clarke( Book )

13 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colorful world of ballet by Clement Crisp( Book )

20 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce très bel album présente les grandes lignes de l'histoire de la danse de ballet: texte assez abondant avec illustrations en couleurs accompagnées de notices explicatives assez longues. Les douze dernières pages expliquent brièvement, avec des illustrations, l'ensemble des exercices effectués par les danseurs. Instrument d'initiation facile, agréable et bien fait
Ballerina : the art of women in classical ballet by Mary Clarke( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making a ballet by Mary Clarke( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Making a Ballet" is a survey of the processes which bring a ballet to the stage; it successfully dispels much of the mystique that surrounds what is a hard-learned and very arduous craft. There is a historical introduction that describes something of the collaborations and creativity that made the nineteenth century ballet. Then Mary Clarke and Clement Crisp, through the direct testimony of a distinguished gallery of choreographers, dancers, musicians and painters, examine the varying elements that are combined in twentieth century ballet and the relevance of the changes that have occurred in the conditions of work and the methods of collaboration. Choreographers describe their creative processes, dancers discuss the way a role develops and the way the classroom steps are adapted for the stage; composers and conductors tell how ballet scores are commissioned and arranged and designers relate the many problems associated with providing the sets and costumes. As relevant today as at its first publication in 1974, this welcome reissue of "Making a Ballet" is fully illustrated, and the authors also provide documentation of the famous collaborations of Petipa and Tchaikovsky, Nijinska and Goncharov and Ashton and Lanchbery
Dancer : men in dance by Mary Clarke( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet art : from the Renaissance to the present by Mary Clarke( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding ballet by Mary Clarke( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of ballet, describes the training and life of a dancer, and discusses a number of ballet companies, performers, choreographers, designers, and composers
The international book of ballet by Peter Brinson( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design for ballet by Mary Clarke( Book )

13 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to enjoy ballet by Mary Clarke( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London Contemporary Dance Theatre : the first 21 years by Mary Clarke( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance on screen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this revelatory new documentary, director Reiner E. Moritz poses the question: How has the media influenced dance in the twentieth century and vice versa? Over this period an extensive archive of beautiful choreography, performed by the finest dancers has accumulated on film and television, resulting in a major dispersion of dance through the media. In addition, new art forms such as dance movies and ballet films have emerged from this development in moving images, where dance is created specifically for the camera. 'A History Of Dance On Screen' contains an impressive amount of archive footage featuring the greatest dancers and choreographers of the twentieth and twenty first centuries, framed by in-depth interviews with great personalities of the contemporary dance scene--featuring Alvin Ailey, Pina Bausch, Maurice Béjart, Matthew Bourne, Margot Fonteyn, Martha Graham, John Neumeier, Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova, Roland Petit, Sasha Waltz and many others"--Arthaus website
Ballet for all by Peter Brinson( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet and dance : a guide to the repertory by Peter Brinson( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yolanda Sonnabend : Stage designs and Paintings : Serpentine Gallery, 30 November 1985-5 January 1986 by Yolanda Sonnabend( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nijinsky by Richard Buckle( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vaslav Nijinsky stands alone as a dancer, interpretive artist, and choreographic pioneer. His breathtaking performances with the Ballet Russe took Western Europe by storm, and his avant-garde choreography for The Afternoon of the Faun and Rite of Spring caused riots in the streets. Both are now regarded as the foundation of modern dance. Through his liaison with the great impresario Diaghilev, he worked with the artistic elite of the time--Benois, Bakst, Debussy, Fokine, Karsavina, Pavlova, Stravinsky--and lived in an atmosphere of perpetual hysteria, glamour, and intrigue. When he married a Hungarian aristocrat, Diaghilev abruptly dismissed him from the Ballet Russe. Five years later, he was declared insane. The fabulous career of the greatest dancer who ever lived was over. Drawing on personal conversations with countless people who knew and worked with Nijinsky, including his sister and famed choreographer Bronislava Nijinska, Richard Buckle has written the definitive biography of Nijinsky", viewed May 24, 2012
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Alternative Names
크리스프, 클레먼트

크리스프, 클레멘트

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