The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,943,133 members ⚫ 1,297,993 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Looking at Contemporary Dance

A Guide for the Internet Age

Looking at Contemporary Dance by Marc Raymond Strauss
Buy this eBook
US$ 24.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

With a focus on dance innovation from the late 19th century to the present, this history provides dance students with accessible information on the major contributors to the art. Organized chronologically by the decades in which innovators were born or dance organizations were founded, the study shows the similarities and generational character that arise from shared influence. Rather than illustrations or photographs, this modern guide offers links to YouTube videos and other internet references to view examples of the work discussed. The scope is international, with coverage of German, Swedish, Belgian, Dutch, Taiwanese, Russian, Finnish, and Spanish pioneers of the avant-garde to illustrate that dance is a global language that continues to break boundaries and explore new ideas. Just a few of the 120 artists and performers featured include Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, George Balanchine, Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Jose Limon, Katherine Dunham, Chunky Move, and Trey McIntyre.

Princeton Book Company; June 2012
208 pages; ISBN 9780871273819
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: Looking at Contemporary Dance
Author: Marc Raymond Strauss; Myron Howard Nadel
 
Subject categories
ISBNs
0871273802
9780871273543
9780871273802
9780871273819
9780871273826