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  • Tanz als BewegungsTextby Claudia Jeschke; Cary Rick

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00

    The study is devoted to the problem of motion analysis and centers on 20th century social dancing and dance theatre. The main focus is on the motorics of the body-in-motion. Analytic observation and description (by means of a newly developed system for recording movement) chart the phenomena studied in terms of the way they form 'motion-texts'. The... more...

  • Tango der Metropolenby Vicky Kämpfe

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 40.96

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Tango entstand am Rio de la Plata als eine kulturspezifische Ausdrucksform einer Gruppe von Menschen. In seinem Ambiente, in dem er gelebt wurde sowie in den Formen, in denen er getanzt wurde, finden sich die Geschichten und Befindlichkeiten derer wieder, die ihn entstehen ließen oder ihn von seinem Entstehungszeitpunkt an bis... more...

  • The Body Is a Clear Placeby Erick Hawkins

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 10.95

    The Body is a Clear Place is a collection of ten intelligent, lyrical essays that serve as a testament to Erick Hawkins' long career in dance. The last two essays were written especially for this volume while the first eight essays were collected from speeches, statements and articles Hawkins has written. The essays are framed by a foreword written... more...

  • The Dance Technique of Doris Humphreyby Ernestine Stodelle

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 19.95

    The Dance Technique of Doris Humphrey and Its Creative Potential pays respect to the work of American modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey. Her theories of movement, based upon the principles of Fall and Recovery, are no less well-known by reputation than by their pervasive influence. This 1978 publication was the first documentation in book format... more...

  • The Modern Danceby John Martin

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 10.95

    John Martin, arguably the first modern dance critic in America and trail-blazer for the art form's validity in the public sector, first published The Modern Dance in 1933 and claimed it to be "perhaps the first attempt...to analyze the American modern dance." The book is the text of four lectures delivered by Martin at the New School for Social... more...

  • Dance is a Momentby Barbara Pollack; Charles Humphrey Woodford

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 9.95

    Dance is a Moment captures Limón's personality and achievements through a combination of narrative, direct quotations and stunning photography. The portrait is divided according to the spheres of his life: Part I, Life, is biographical and traces Limón from revolution-torn Mexico to New York. Part II, Work, focuses on Limón's choreographic process,... more...

  • Pre-Classic Dance Formsby Louis Horst

    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...

  • Elements of Classical Ballet Techniqueby Karel Shook

    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...

  • Modern Dance Techniques and Teachingby Gertrude Shurr; Rachael Dunaven Yocom

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 11.95

    Modern Dance Techniques and Teaching is truly one of a kind: it is the only book to be published documenting Martha Graham's movement philosophy, as recorded by two of Graham's original followers. The purpose of the book, according to its authors, is "to analyze, illustrate and organize for teaching purposes some of the vocabulary (techniques) of... more...

  • The Dance in Theoryby John Martin

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 9.95

    Although originally published in 1965, this edition of The Dance in Theory was republished in 1989 as the same text with a new introduction by Jack Anderson. The Dance in Theory reprints the first third of John Martin's seminal 1939 book, Introduction to the Dance . It presents Martin's analysis of the theoretical underpinnings of modern dance,... more...