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Moving from "abstract ballet" and "adage, adagio" to "working leg" and "wrapped position," the book fully describes and defines over 1,100 ballet steps (saul de chat , jet??? envelopp??? , failli , entrechat six , etc.), movements and poses (arabesque , ???paulement , attitude , en arri???re , retir??? , ??? terre , d???gag??? , etc.), and other expressions and concepts. For each, first a phonetic transcription is provided, then a literal translation, and finally an explanation of how the step is performed, the pose ...

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    • Title: Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet by Gail Grant
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Print ISBN: 9780486218434, 0486218430
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    • Edition: 2000
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