Fokine: Memoirs of a Ballet Master

Fokine Memoirs of a Ballet Master Michel Fokine became a ballet master choreographer and composer unexpectedly after years of intensive preparation first as a student and then as an instructor in Russia s Imperial Ballet School He was

Michel Fokine became a ballet master choreographer and composer unexpectedly after years of intensive preparation first as a student and then as an instructor in Russia s Imperial Ballet School He was an outstanding performer and interpreter of the ballet, but he rightly considered it much important that his tangible creations and contributions be the thingsMichel Fokine became a ballet master choreographer and composer unexpectedly after years of intensive preparation first as a student and then as an instructor in Russia s Imperial Ballet School He was an outstanding performer and interpreter of the ballet, but he rightly considered it much important that his tangible creations and contributions be the things for which he is best remembered Not only did he almost single handed introduce vital reforms into the concept of the dance, but he composed 80 of the most important and famous works in the international ballet repertoire Written in the first person, most of the book is presumably autobiographical the artist s son apparently added only a few connecting paragraphs at the end of the narrative, and a brief note on his distinguished father s passing Balletomanes, always wildly divided in their views of this phenomenally egocentric artist s activities when not actually performing, will have a field day as they glimpse into his warm family life and discover his emphatic opinions of other famous figures Pavlova, Nijinsky, etc among whom he lived and worked But this is absolutely not a book for balletomanes alone Fokine participated actively and well in an orchestra of Russian folk instruments he painted seriously, and traveled, wrote, and lived with a marvelous vigor Because Fokine phrased his many explicit discussions of individual ballets, their creation and performanc

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  1. p.5 Mother had endowed me with a fanatical love of the theatre She was born a German, in Mannheim Her family were merchants by the name of Kind Having lost her mother at an early age, she was raised by an aunt There was no connection whatsoever with art, either in the family of my mother or her aunts But the love of the theatre manifested itself very early in the little girl and remained throughout her life p.14 I entered the St Petersburg Imperial Theatre School in 1889 The school occupied a co [...]


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