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- The Lilliput Press 1992; US$ 7.28
Ninette de Valois, the world-famous prima ballerina, was born Edris Stannus in 1898 and raised at Baltiboys in County Wicklow. In this autobiography, first published in 1957 and now appearing in a new paperback edition, she writes about her extraordinary career - the vivid memories of home in Ireland; her first London engagement at the Lyceum pantomime... more...
- Seal Press 2008; US$ 15.95
Tango is a memoir by a woman who loved, lost, got mad, and decided to dance. The book traces the author's fall, redemption, and renewal through tango. After a violent encounter with her ex?s new girlfriend, Camille Cusumano decided she had some serious soul-searching to do. She took off for Buenos Aires intending to stay a few short weeks, but... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 32.95
At some point in their career, nearly all the dancers who worked with George Balanchine were told ?don?t act, dear; just dance.? The dancers understood this as a warning against melodramatic over-interpretation and an assurance that they had all the tools they needed to do justice to the steps?but its implication that to dance is already to act in... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47
Ballet is defined by dance, but supporting the visual drama are some of the greatest musical treasures in the classical canon. This handy reference guide from Classic FM explores the world's most popular ballets, considering the great choreographers, dancers and, of course, composers who have created the most stunning performances of this incredible... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99
A complete biographical look at the complex life of a world-famous entertainer With determination and audacity, Josephine Baker turned her comic and musical abilities into becoming a worldwide icon of the Jazz Age. The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy provides the first in-depth portrait of this remarkable woman... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95
Argentinean tango is a global phenomenon. Since its origin among immigrants from the slums of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, it has crossed and re-crossed many borders.Yet, never before has tango been danced by so many people and in so many different places as today. Argentinean tango is more than a specific music and style of dancing. It is also a... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 16.11
Die Beschäftigung mit ästhetischen Problemen stellt von jeher eines der zentralen Felder philosophischer Reflexion dar. Im vorliegenden Einführungsband werden zunächst die Grundlagen der Disziplin erläutert. Was nimmt sich die philosophische Ästhetik zum Thema? Hat sie nur oder vor allem mit der Kunst zu tun? Stehen ästhetische Eigenschaften oder ästhetische... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95
The author takes a new approach to teaching notation through movement exercises, thus enlarging the scope of the book to teachers of movement and choreography as well as the traditional dance notation students. Updated and enlarged to reflect the most recent scholarship and through a series of exercises, this book guides students through: movement,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Represents the range and diversity of writings on dance from the mid-to-late twentieth century, providing contemporary perspectives on ballet, modern dance, postmodern 'movement performance' jazz and ethnic dance. more...