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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95
The Moving Researcher offers a complete approach to Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis, detailing the original method, exploring recent developments and examining its applications. With contributions from internationally renowned professionals at key institutions, this book covers all concepts taught as part of the Certificate of Movement Analysis. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Popular Dance: From Ballroom to Hip-Hop takes readers on a journey through the trends and developments in popular dancing from European nobles during the Renaissance and early Baroque periods in Europe through 21st-century America. Discover how social and historical elements influenced the development of the waltz, the Charleston, jitterbug, and urban... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1998; US$ 27.95
In Researching Dance , an introduction to research methods in dance addressed primarily to graduate students, the editors explore dance as evolutional, defining it in view of its intrinsic participatory values, its developmental aspects, and its purposes from art to ritual, and they examine the role of theory in research. The editors have also included... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
The second edition of The Routledge Dance Studies Reader offers fresh critical perspectives on classic and modern dance forms, including ballroom, tango, Hip-hop, site-specific performance, and disability in dance. Alexandra Carter and Janet O?Shea deliver a substantially revised and updated collection of key texts, featuring an enlightening new... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 64.99
This biography of the dancer, choreographer, and artist Rudolf Laban offers a biographical discussion presenting Laban as a pioneering figure of European expressionism and the founding father of modern dance, as well as an analysis of the significance of Laban as an important representative of expressionist Modernism. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 25.00
Born on the unlit streets of Buenos Aires, tango was inspired by the music of European immigrants who crossed the ocean to Argentina, lured by the promise of a better life. It found its home in the city?s marginal districts, where it was embraced and shaped by young men who told stories of prostitutes, petty thieves, and disappointed lovers through... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 35.63
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...
- De Gruyter 1999; US$ 140.00
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'.... more...