Dance -- Early works to 1800 ; Ballet -- Early works to 1800
Jean Georges Noverre 1727-1810.
Noverre, Jean George (1727-1810) À Stutgard, et se vend à Lyon,: Chez Aime Delaroche, Imprimeur-Libraire du Governement & de la Ville, aux Halles de la Grennette. 1760 ML3460 A2 N94 1760 With Lettres, a history of dance, Georges Noverre attempted to reform eighteenth-century theatrical dance. Noverre suggested changes in stage costume, emphasized the value of good music, insisted that ballets be designed to express a specific theme and proposed the restoration and development of the art of mime. Noverre produced ballets not only in Paris (where his most illustrious pupil was Marie Antoinette), but also in Potsdam, London, Stuttgart, Lyons, Vienna, and Milan.
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