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- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
One of the most formal and demanding genres of dance, ballet has enthralled audiences with its grace, precision, and remarkable feats of dexterity. Its early roots can be traced back to the 16th century, when court dances were performed for Italian and French royalty. After spreading throughout Europe, ballet flourished in 19th-century Russia, the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 35.00
?Who am I? I?m a man; an American, a father, a teacher, but most of all, I am a person who knows how the arts can change lives, because they transformed mine. I was a dancer.? In this rich, expansive, spirited memoir, Jacques d?Amboise, one of America?s most celebrated classical dancers, and former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for... more...
- Destiny Image Publishers 2009; US$ 15.99
From victory dances to healing and wall breaking dances, you will discover how exciting and enjoyable biblical dance is, and how it can be part of your Christian life. This book also provides practical steps to building a dance ministry, It focuses on dancers, worship leaders, and church leaders revealing ways all three groups can work together... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95
Dance has always been an important aspect of all human cultures, and the study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. This book discusses the wide range of interrelations between body postures and body movements as conceptualised in dance... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Long before people learned to write or build cities, they danced to communicate with their gods, bring luck, banish evil, and mark life's passages. Today's well-known folk dances have developed over centuries of struggle and celebration. This new edition of European Dance: Ireland, Poland, Spain, and Greece looks at the folk dances of four... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...