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Notes on contemporary American dance

Harvey Rochlein

Notes on contemporary American dance

by Harvey Rochlein

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Published by University Extension Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dance -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesContemporary American dance.
    Statementby Harvey Rochlein.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13627661M
    OCLC/WorldCa30987816

    American Dance, by critic and journalist Margaret Fuhrer, traces that richly complex evolution. From Native American dance rituals to dance in the digital age, American Dance explores centuries of innovation, individual genius and collaborative exploration. Some of its stories - such as Fred Astaire dancing on the ceiling or Alvin Ailey. A rich resource for students, teachers, and anyone curious about the many linages, past and present, of dance in the United States."--Siobhan Burke, New York Times dance critic "Written with insight and clarity, American Dance is an invaluable tool for understanding the history - and current state - .

    The ‘western’ dance community has built ONE general story, commonly recognized as the official tale for concert dance or scenic dance history. That is what this page is going to be about, off course, but don’t forget: even though you’ll find a large story here, a part of the tale is missing. The book concludes with a discussion of African dance at the end of the twentieth century and its important role in the flowering of African American arts. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy : $

    This list of dance awards is an index to articles that describe notable awards for dance, including classical and contemporary dance on stage and in films or television shows. It also includes lists of awards for choreography and dance studies. The lists are organized by the country of the sponsoring organization, and most awards are limited to artists in that country. When looking at dance from an anthropological view one must see that “dancing occurs not in isolation but as a part of some culturally shaped event. ” Very different than the dance of Cambodia and Tahiti, “Ballet, which is the quintessentially European form of dance drama, had its origins in the court entertainments of.


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