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  • Die Fachsprache des Tanzesby Birte Möpert

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 31.56

    Den Fachsprachen der Künste wird auch heute noch wenig Beachtung in der Fachsprachenforschung geschenkt ? so auch der Fachsprache des Tanzes. Der Tanz konnte im Laufe des 20. Jahrhunderts sein steifes Tutu-Kleid abstreifen und sich mit Choreografen wie u. a. Mary Wigman, Gret Palucca, Pina Bausch im Ausdruckstanz und mit Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey,... more...

  • Vom Tanz zur Choreographieby Gitta Barthel; Hans G Artus

    ATHENA-Verlag 2013; US$ 15.32

    Dieses praxisorientierte Buch richtet sich an Tanzende und Tanzpädagoginnen bzw. Tanzpädagogen, die nach Anregungen für spannende Gestaltungsprozesse suchen. Es werden grundlegende tänzerische Themenschwerpunkte sowie verschiedene Arbeitsweisen aufgefächert, die in Ausbildungen, Schulen, Kursen und Vereinen vielfältig anwendbar sind. Der darin enthaltene... more...

  • Anna Halprinby Ursula Schorn; Rudolf zur Lippe; Anna Halprin; Ronit Land; Gabriele Wittmann

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book considers the creative work and therapeutic and pedagogical approach of Anna Halprin, a dancer, choreographer, and early pioneer in the expressive arts healing movement. It looks at her 'Life/Art Process®' and the wider impact of her work across the fields of art, education, therapy and politics. more...

  • The Dance Criticism of Arlene Croceby Marc Raymond Strauss

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 49.95

    Prominent dance critic Arlene Croce wrote for The New Yorker during the 1970s, '80s and '90s. Through more than 200 critiques in that magazine, she confirmed a classical aesthetic framework for dance, influencing the work of numerous contemporary critics as well as the tastes of audiences. This book explores that framework and provides an interpretive... more...

  • Leonide Massine and the 20th Century Balletby Leslie Norton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 45.00

    The great Russian choreographer Leonide Massine was the most important figure in modernist ballet in the 1930s, known for works such as Gaite Parisienne and The Three-Cornered Hat. His versatility and scope made his choreography the most representative of the century. Whatever period he portrayed, his style flowed freely and unselfconsciously. His... more...

  • Black Dance in London, 1730-1850by Rodreguez King-Dorset

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    The survival of African cultural traditions in the New World has long been a subject of academic study and controversy, particularly traditions of dance, music, and song. Yet the dance culture of blacks in London, where a growing black community carried on the newly creolized dance traditions of their Caribbean ancestors, has been largely neglected.... more...

  • Flamencoby Michelle Heffner Hayes

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    This analytical history traces representations of flamenco dance in Spain and abroad from the twentieth century to the present, using histories, film, accounts of live performances, and practitioner interviews. Beginning with an analysis of flamenco historiography, the text examines images of the female dancer in films by Luis Bunuel, Carlos Saura,... more...

  • Don't Act, Just Danceby Catherine Gunther Kodat

    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...

  • The Meaning Of Tangoby Christine Denniston

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 8.74

    From the backstreets of Buenos Aires to Parisian high society, this is the extraordinary story of the dance that captivated the world - a tale of politics and passion, immigration and romance. The Tango was the cornerstone of Argentine culture, and has lasted for more than a hundred years, popular today in America, Japan and Europe. 'The Meaning of... more...

  • Balletby Tim Lihoreau

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47

    Ballet is defined by dance, but supporting the visual drama are some of the greatest musical treasures in the classical canon. This handy reference guide from Classic FM explores the world's most popular ballets, considering the great choreographers, dancers and, of course, composers who have created the most stunning performances of this incredible... more...