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- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Through interviews with three generations of Yalálag Zapotecs (?Yalaltecos?) in Los Angeles and Yalálag, Oaxaca, Adriana Cruz-Manjarrez examines the impact of international migration on this community, tracing five decades of migration to Los Angeles to delineate migration patterns, community formation in Los Angeles, and the emergence of transnational... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
From the ragtime one-step of the early twentieth century to the contemporary practices of youth club cultures, popular dance and music are inextricably linked. This collection reveals the intimate connections between the corporeal and the sonic in the creation, transmission and reception of popular dance and music. The volume provokes a wide-ranging,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Dance establishes a fresh and original framework for looking at dance. In examining the basic elements of dance - the Alphabet of Movement - and using illustrations of movement technique and notation symbols it provides a new way to see, to teach and to choreograph dance. This book gives a list... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 20.37
Daria Klimentová?s sizzling chemistry with Russian dancer Vadim Muntagirov, who is nearly 20 years her junior, has reignited the prima ballerina?s career ? and marks a metamorphosis after her Black Swan-style torments depicted in BBC Four?s Agony and Ecstasy, the gripping documentary series aired last year. There has been a metamorphosis since the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This book has systematic directions for those who are creating a dance company for young audiences: how to handle bookings, write effective grants, handle crowds of children, keep their interest high and deal with the unexpected--backstage, or onstage or costume! Important also: how to maintain the support and the appreciation of presenters, teachers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Since the advent of digital video technology, ?dance on camera? has become an increasingly popular, and important genre of dance. This is the first ever ?how-to? manual for choreographers, dancers and students who want to make dance films. Specifically written from a personal experience of a complete lack of printed material to help beginners... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Finding Balance: Fitness, Health, and Training for a Lifetime in Dance gives an overview of issues faced by all performing dancers: injury and treatment; technique and training; fitness; nutrition and diet; and career management. The text includes both easy-to-read overviews of each topic and "profiles" of well known dancers and how they have coped... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
A definitive book for students of dance and movement studies, Labanotation is now available in a fourth edition, the first complete revision of the text since 1977. Initiated by the movement genius Rudolf Laban, and refined through fifty years of work by teachers here and abroad, Labanotation, the first wholly successful system for recording human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Paris at the turn of the century - Art Nouveau, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Folies Bergere. This was the atmosphere which nurtured the artistic development of the remarkable dancer and choreographer Ida Rubinstein.This long-awaited biography gives us a unique insight into the life of a remarkable woman, responsible for a fascinating chapter of... more...