WorldCat Identities

Lawson, Joan

Overview
Works: 236 works in 497 publications in 4 languages and 6,677 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: GV1788, 792.82
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Lawson
 
Most widely held works by Joan Lawson
European folk dance; its national and musical characteristics by Joan Lawson( Book )

56 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mime: the theory and practice of expressive gesture, with a description of its historical development by Joan Lawson( Book )

29 editions published between 1957 and 1975 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of ballet and its makers by Joan Lawson( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of classical dance by Joan Lawson( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teaching of classical ballet: common faults in young dancers and their training by Joan Lawson( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of ballet by Joan Lawson( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet stories by Joan Lawson( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of 14 traditional and modern works of ballet. Includes photographs of recent productions and historical notes about the music, choreography, and origins of the tales on which the ballets are based
Beginning ballet : from the classroom to the stage by Joan Lawson( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces ballet techniques and provides detailed instructions for making leotards, tutus, and other ballet costumes
A ballet-maker's handbook : sources, vocabulary, styles by Joan Lawson( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring all aspects of the choreographer's task and art, this book falls into four parts - sources of inspiration, ballet materials, ballet-making and styles of ballet. Each part contains numerous examples from a range of 19th and 20th century ballets, among them "Giselle" and "Romeo and Juliet"
Ballet class : principles and practice by Joan Lawson( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, Lawson demonstrates how to put the theory of the Seven Principles of Classical Dance into practice
Classical ballet, its style and technique by Joan Lawson( Book )

12 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons in classical dance by Sofʹi︠a︡ Nikolaevna Golovkina( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dressing for the ballet by Joan Lawson( Book )

6 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soviet dances by Tamara Stepanovna Tkachenko( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of pas de deux by Nikolaĭ Nikolaevich Serebrennikov( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More Soviet dances by Tamara Stepanovna Tkachenko( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet in the U.S.S.R by Joan Lawson( Book )

6 editions published between 1943 and 1945 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Job : and the rake's progress by Joan Lawson( Book )

5 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kay Ambrose ballet companion by Kay Ambrose( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A ballet-maker's handbook : sources, vocabulary, styles
Alternative Names
로슨, 조앤

ローソン, ジョーン

Languages
English (221)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (1)

French (1)

Covers
Beginning ballet : from the classroom to the stageA ballet-maker's handbook : sources, vocabulary, stylesLessons in classical danceThe art of pas de deux