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    • Apollo's Angels

    • A History of Ballet
    • By: Jennifer Homans
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 23 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    For more than 400 years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. A ballerina dancing The Sleeping Beauty today is a link in a long chain of dancers stretching back to 16th-century Italy and France: Her graceful movements recall a lost world of courts, kings, and aristocracy, but her steps and gestures are also marked by the dramatic changes in dance and culture that followed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Was sad when it ended

    • By Paul on 12-05-11

    Regular price: $38.49