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- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 32.95
At some point in their career, nearly all the dancers who worked with George Balanchine were told ?don?t act, dear; just dance.? The dancers understood this as a warning against melodramatic over-interpretation and an assurance that they had all the tools they needed to do justice to the steps?but its implication that to dance is already to act in... more...
- Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99
This is Adrian Coburg's extended and comprehensive transcription book of the Tradados de fundamento of the Orishas. The song scores are in the manner of call and response to celebrate religious ceremonies. Originally from ethnic sources such as: Yoruba, Iyesa and Arara. Cantos Especiales Vol 1 and Vol 2 is a continuing selection. The transcription... more...
- Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99
This is Adrian Coburg's comprehensive additional transcription book of song scores “Fundamento” in the manner of call and response to celebrate religious ceremonies. Originally from ethnic sources such as Yoruba, Iyesa and Arara. His collection contains songs for 20 Orishas. The transcription includes short instructions for Bata drums. It opens with... more...
- Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
This is Adrian Coburg's additional transcription book of song scores “Cantos de campo” in the manner of call and response to celebrate religious ceremonies. Originally from ethnic sources such as: Yoruba and Iyesa. His collection contains songs for 13 Orishas. The transcription includes short instructions for Bata drums. It opens with Elegua and ends... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
Europe Dancing examines the dance cultures and movements which have developed in Europe since the Second World War. Nine countries are represented in this unique collaboration between European dance scholars. The contributors chart the art form, and discuss the outside influences which have shaped it. This comprehensive book explores: * questions... more...
- Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 10.95
Pre-Classic Dance Forms supplies its readers with complete historical descriptions of 16th and 17th century dances. For the student of music and dance, Horst offers a brief, readable introduction to this important era of dancing and its customs and styles and shows how the early dances influenced the growth of modern dance in this century. Through... more...
- Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 9.95
Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School for the Dance Theatre of Harlem champions the rich heritage of American dance from Fanny Elssler's triumphs to the square dances of the pioneers and on to the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Originally published in 1977, the text serves as a theoretical and practical outline of Shook's... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 188.00
In this ethnographic study, Kaschl examines the history of two related and competing Palestinian and Israeli folk dance forms. The focus is on how these forms known as dabkeh and debkah , respectively represent a contested cultural essence of both Palestinian and Israeli nationalism. The performances of three dance troupes (one Israeli and two Pale more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 28.00
In 1930, dancer and choreographer Martha Graham proclaimed the arrival of "dance as an art of and from America." Dancers such as Doris Humphrey, Ted Shawn, Katherine Dunham, and Helen Tamiris joined Graham in creating a new form of dance, and, like other modernists, they experimented with and argued over their aesthetic innovations, to which they... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Asian Dance, Second Edition introduces readers to the rich variety of dance traditions of India, Thailand, Java, Bali, China, and Japan. From the profound impact Hindu deities had on dance in India and later in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago to the 20th-century development of Butoh in Japan, dance has been a means for people to express themselves... more...