Massine by Vicente Garcia-Marquez
A Biography

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With 69 photographs in text
 

About Vicente Garcia-Marquez

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Published October 3, 1995 by Knopf. 446 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Analyzing "La Boutique Fantasque" (1919), Mr. Garcia-Marquez writes: "The ballet's language, its intricate footwork, derives from Massine's recent immersion in Spanish folk dance, especially flamenco.

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Since 1989, the Paris Opera Ballet, the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Joffrey Ballet have introduced a new generation of dancegoers to the grandly scaled ballets set to symphonic music with which Massine caused a stir in the 1930's.

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The late Garcia-Marquez (The Ballets Russes) interviewed Massine extensively in 1978, yet the very private, demanding, possessive, often tyrannical genius remains elusive, although we get a fairly candid account of his stormy affair with impresario Sergey Diaghilev, his four marriages and his inc...

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