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Izvekov, N.
[A TEXTBOOK FOR STUDENTS OF SOVIET ART INSTITUTES] Tekhnika stseny [i.e. Stage Technique]
Moscow; Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1940. 314 pp., 6 ill., drafts.: ill., schemes, drafts. In original blue cloth. Very good, occasional foxing. <br /> <br /> Scarce. First edition. <br /> <br /> A detailed guide to achieving a high-standard Soviet theatre. This textbook for students of art institutes was written by Nikolay Izvekov with the purpose of acquainting its readers with the structure and equipment of the modern stage, as well as the peculiarities of theater decoration. The edition consists of two main sections and opens with a brief overview of the development of stage technique from the VI century B.C. to the early XX century. In the book, the author outlines the essentials of stage and auditorium arrangement and describes different types of stages (rotating stage, a stage with rolling platforms, combined stage, spatial stage, etc.) and the specifics of their installation. <br /> <br /> Izvekov pays particular attention to stage lightning and offers detailed characteristics of light sources in theatre: incandescent lamps, projector lamps, etc. Importantly, the author provides a thorough review of the stage lightning network from the components of the devices and the ways of voltage increase to the disposition of tools. The book differentiates light devices in accordance with their purposes (general lightning - ramp, backlight, horizontal lights; local lightning - spotlight) and features numerous recommendations for achieving the best result, such as collecting the maximum amount of light from lamps to get a local lightning, using a filter with soft edges to re … [Click Below for Full Description]
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