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- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
In this engaging history of dance, readers are introduced to the major performers, choreographers, and composers who influenced the development of ballet. Beginning with the birth of the art in the sixteenth-century French court of Catherine d' Medici, this informative text traces ballet as it evolved in Europe and Russia and subsequently in England... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
Explore new ways of prayer and storytelling through TORAH IN MOTION. JoAnne Tucker and Susan Freeman, both experienced in dance and Judaic studies, tell the famous stories of the Torah through modern dance. In this book they explain how they use dance to interpret Torah, and creative ideas to consider when doing so. Dance Midrash offers a new and... more...
- Pegasus Books 2013; US$ 24.99
As improbable as it is inspiring, the story of one of the greatest ballerinas of the twentieth century; her fortitude and reinvention; and her journey from the Ballets Russes, Balanchine, and Matisse to international stardom In pre?World War I England, a frail Jewish girl?so shy she barely spoke a word until age six and so sickly she needed... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
This study describes and analyzes the phenomenal popularity of exotic dance forms in America. Throughout the twentieth century and especially since 1950, millions have begun learning and performing various Balkan dances, the tango, and other Latin American dances, along with the classical dances of India, Japan, and Indonesia. Most studies in dance... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 27.78
Auf welche Weise können Abstimmungsprozesse im Tango erklärt werden? Anhand einer Mikroanalyse der Tanzpraktiken des Tango Argentino arbeitet Melanie Haller diese Prozesse heraus und setzt sie ins Verhältnis zu den Diskursen des Tango. Die transkulturelle Tanzkultur des Tango erweist sich dabei als eine Praktik von Intersubjektivierungsprozessen: Momente,... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2012; US$ 12.70
Cheerleading is not just dance, acrobatics, speachsong and spectacle; it is above all a team sport requiring a lot of hard work. But anyone who has been touched by the SPIRIT finds it hard to give it up. This book explains what it's all about. Starting with warm-up and stretching, then moving onto jumps, cheers and chants and finally dance, this book... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 17.95
Cecchetti (1850-1928) performed and taught in Russia and with Diaghilev's troupe. Assisted by of one of Cecchetti's star pupils, Stanislas Idzikowski, Cyril Beaumont codified Cecchetti's program for this book, which includes a numbered series of instructions for each exercise in addition to numerous illustrations. 109 black-and-white illustrations.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95
Discusses all basic principles of ballet, grouping movement by fundamental types. Diagrams show clearly the exact foot, leg, arm, and body positions for the proper execution of many steps and movements. Offers dancers, teachers, and ballet lovers information often difficult to locate in other books. 118 illustrations. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 22.95
From the author of the acclaimed Everybody Was So Young , the definitive and major biography of the great choreographer and Broadway legend Jerome Robbins To some, Jerome Robbins was a demanding perfectionist, a driven taskmaster, a theatrical visionary; to others, he was a loyal friend, a supportive mentor, a generous and entertaining companion... more...