Birth of a ballet August Bournonville"s A folk tale, 1854 by Janice D. LaPointe-Crump

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  • Bournonville, August, -- 1805-1879.,
  • Ballet -- Denmark -- History.

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Statementby Janice Deane McCaleb LaPointe.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 400 leaves
Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL16546914M

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