How to use Abt in a sentence
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The subsequent development of rack railways is especially associated with a Swiss engineer, Nicholas Riggenbach, and his pupil Roman Abt, and the forms of rack introduced by them are those most commonly used.
Abt also developed the plan of combining rack and adhesional working, the engine working by adhesion alone on the gentler slopes but by both adhesion and the rack on the steeper ones.
Abt Vogler, however, makes reservations in his praise, condemning his philosophical principles as too much in sympathy with those of Fox, which had already been expressed by P. Vallotti.
In the German Evangelical church the title of abbot (Abt) is sometimes bestowed, like abbe, as an honorary distinction, and sometimes survives to designate the heads of monasteries converted at the Reformation into collegiate foundations.
Abt Electronics has a selection of European and U.S. washing machines.
The American Ballet Theatre also known as ABT is one of the premiere ballet companies of the world.
Although it was always Lucia Chase's aim for ABT to be the one and only national ballet company, the New York City Ballet, which was founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, is a solid rival.
While ABT is known for its theatricality, NYCB was originally founded as a vehicle for Balanchine's neo-classical approach to ballet which emphasizes form and musicality over theatricality.Advertisement
Baryshinkov wound up finding a home with ABT, while Nureyev moved between the Royal Ballet in London and the Paris Opera Ballet.
Early on, ABT was offered the New York City Center as its performance home but preferred the Metropolitan Opera House which was a space dedicated to opera.
In the beginning, ABT's repertoire tended towards story ballets, both classical and modern by Mikhail Fokine, Anthony Tudor and Agnes DeMille.
Recently, ABT announced the appointment of famed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet as an artist in residence.
Here's a list of some of ABT's most famous performers, past and present.Advertisement