Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring

Ballet for Martha

Making Appalachian Spring

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ISBN10: 1596433388 ISBN13: 9781596433380 Contributors: Jordan, Sandra; Floca, Brian (Illustrator) Publisher: Roaring Brook Published: Aug 3 2010 Pages: 48 Weight: 1.15lbs. Height: 11.00" Width: 10.50" Depth: 0.50" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English

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A picture book about the making of Martha Graham's Appalachian Spring, her most famous dance performance

Martha Graham: trailblazing choreographer

Aaron Copland: distinguished American composer

Isamu Noguchi: artist, sculptor, craftsman

Award-winning authors Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan tell the story behind the scenes of the collaboration that created APPALACHIAN SPRING, from its inception through the score's composition to Martha's intense rehearsal process. The authors' collaborator is two-time Sibert Honor winner Brian Floca, whose vivid watercolors bring both the process and the performance to life.

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