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- Profile Books 2010; US$ 19.98
This magnificent new biography of the extraordinary impresario of the arts and creator of the Ballets Russes 100 years ago draws on important new research, notably from Russia. 'Scheijen masterfully recounts the phenomenal way in which Diaghilev contrived, under virtually impossible circumstances, to nurture a sequence of works ... he triumphs... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Modern dance was a movement that began at the turn of the 20th century when American dancers Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, and Ruth St. Denis broke from formal dance traditions with their own personal vision of movement. Soon, their visions evolved through Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, and Charles Weidman, who would all go on to teach their methods... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 36.75
Ce livre relate les mémoires du Groupe Nouvelle Aire, compagnie montréalaise de danse contemporaine des années 1970 qui a généré une modification radicale du paysage culturel dans lequel la nouvelle danse québécoise s'est épanouie. Retraçant chronologiquement les créations du Groupe en s'attachant... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 15.00
Poursuivant le travail accompli dans Tango, corps à corps culturel (2009), lauteure met à contribution les expertises de chercheurs de domaines aussi variés que lhistoire, la psychiatrie et la littérature. Ensemble, ils more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 39.00
Disco is a dance and musical style that still influences these art forms today. Many think that disco "died" completely after the 1970s drew to a close, but in actuality people continued dancing in the clubs after the very word "disco" became an anathema. Disco Dance explains why disco was more than just a dance form or a fad, describing many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
Now in its tenth edition, this classic and comprehensive handbook has been revised to bring it up to date in keeping with changes on the dance floor and in the rules of dance competitions. The Quickstep, Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango are all illustrated and described in great detail. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 40.00
The urban population is becoming increasingly diverse and growing (ethnic) diversity is having a singular effect on nightlife in Dutch cities. By studying the motivation behind and nightlife choices of the young people who participate in ethno-party scenes, Boogaarts-de Bruin investigates how the changing urban population affects the supply side of... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.50
Whether you want to participate in ballet or just watch it, the ballet experience can excite and inspire you. Ballet is among the most beautiful forms of expression ever devised: an exquisite mix of sight and sound, stunning, aesthetics, and awesome technique. Ballet For Dummies is for anyone who wants to enjoy all that the dance forms offers – as... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 41.00
Rock 'n' Roll Dances of the 1950s provides a fresh, highly animated lens through which to observe and understand the cultural climate of 1950s America, examining, not only the steps and aesthetic qualities of rock 'n' roll dances, but also their emblematic meanings. Exploring dance as a reflection and expression of cultural trends, the book takes... more...