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Dances that Describe Themselves: The Improvised Choreography of Richard Bull
Dances that Describe Themselves: The Improvised Choreography of Richard Bull
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ean: 9780819565518, isbn: 0819565512,

During an improvised performance, both dancers and audience members reflect on how the dance is being made. They ask themselves: What will happen next? What choices will each dancer make? And how will these decisions contribute to the overall effect ...


Dance for Export: Cultural Diplomacy and the Cold War (Studies in Dance History)
Dance for Export: Cultural Diplomacy and the Cold War (Studies in Dance History)
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ean: 9780819564641, isbn: 0819564648,

At the height of the Cold War in 1954, President Eisenhower inaugurated a program of cultural exchange that sent American dancers and other artists to political "hot spots" overseas. This peacetime gambit by a warrior hero was a resounding success.Am...


Choreographic Politics: State Folk Dance Companies, Representation, and Power
Choreographic Politics: State Folk Dance Companies, Representation, and Power
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ean: 9780819565211, isbn: 0819565210,

Winner of the Congress on Research in Dance's (CORD) Outstanding Publication Award (2003)Over the past fifty years national dance companies from Turkey, Egypt, Mexico, Greece, the former USSR and Croatia have dominated concert stages throughout the w...


Moving History/Dancing Cultures: A Dance History Reader
Moving History/Dancing Cultures: A Dance History Reader
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ean: 9780819564139, isbn: 0819564133,

This new collection of essays surveys the history of dance in an innovative and wide-ranging fashion. Editors Dils and Albright address the current dearth of comprehensive teaching material in the dance history field through the creation of a multifa...


The Modern Dance: Seven Statements of Belief
The Modern Dance: Seven Statements of Belief
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ean: 9780819560032, isbn: 0819560030,

CONTRIBUTORS: Jose Limon, Anna Sokolow, Erick Hawkins, Donald McKayle, Alwin Nikolas, Pauline Koner, Paul Taylor.Used Book in Good Condition. ...


Moving Toward Life: Five Decades of Transformational Dance
Moving Toward Life: Five Decades of Transformational Dance
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ean: 9780819562869, isbn: 0819562866,

Anna Halprin is one of the most important innovators in the history of modern dance, performance art, and post-modern dance. Moving Toward Life brings together for the first time her essays, interviews, manifestos, and teaching materials, along with ...


My Body, The Buddhist
My Body, The Buddhist
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ean: 9780819563286, isbn: 0819563285,

Through a series of imaginative approaches to movement and performance, choreographer Deborah Hay presents a profound reflection on the ephemeral nature of the self and the body as the locus of artistic consciousness. Using the same uniquely playful ...


Choreographing Difference: The Body and Identity in Contemporary Dance (Studies. Engineering Dynamics Series;9)
Choreographing Difference: The Body and Identity in Contemporary Dance (Studies. Engineering Dynamics Series;9)
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ean: 9780819563217, isbn: 0819563218,

The choreographies of Bill T. Jones, Cleveland Ballet Dancing Wheels, Zab Maboungou, David Dorfman, Marie Chouinard, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, and others, have helped establish dance as a crucial discourse of the 90s. These dancers, Ann Cooper Albright...


Glamour Addiction: Inside the American Ballroom Dance Industry
Glamour Addiction: Inside the American Ballroom Dance Industry
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ean: 9780819567741, isbn: 0819567744,

In the wake of the blockbuster television success of “Dancing with the Stars,” competitive ballroom dance has become a subject of new fascination—and renewed scrutiny. Known by its practitioners as DanceSport, ballroom is a significant dance fo...


Geography: Art / race / exile
Geography: Art / race / exile
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sku: VI-0819564435, ean: 9780819564436, isbn: 0819564435,

Geography, a rich tapestry of journal entries, choreographic scores, drawings, and photographs, leads us through the creation of an evening-long dance, "Geography," a collaboration about being American, African, brown, black, blue black, male, and ar...


Symphonic Metamorphoses: Subjectivity and Alienation in Mahler’s Re-Cycled Songs (Music/Culture)
Symphonic Metamorphoses: Subjectivity and Alienation in Mahler’s Re-Cycled Songs (Music/Culture)
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sku: M0819566357, ean: 9780819566355, isbn: 0819566357,

This revelatory new book takes readers far beyond most existing critical analyses of Mahler's work, escaping the tired traps of broad historical survey and formalist plot summary. Symphonic Metamorphoses considers Mahler's early practice of basing hi...



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