Appreciating Dance PDF ePub eBook

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Appreciating Dance free pdf "Appreciating Dance", written for the dance novice, is a concise, thorough, and accurate history and current picture of all forms of dance. It gives a brief biography of many of the notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance, and provides, in a nutshell, the information needed to expand the enjoyment of performance. It also details the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, and covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, film and theatrical dance, and contemporary dance. The chapters include: Origins and Definitions- Dance and Religion- Ballet: From the Royal Courts to Theatrical Dance- Modern Dance: New Voices, New Ideas- Tap, Jazz, Musical and Film Dance: The American Originals- and, Contemporary Dance: Intertwining Threads, Careers in Dance and Current Issues.

About Harriet R Lihs

Harriet R. Lihs is a graduate of the High School of Performing Arts in New York, received her BA and MA from the University of Iowa and MFA from Smith College. She has performed with the Radio City Ballet Company and the Brooklyn Ballet. She is an Associate Professor of Dance at Lamar University in Texas.

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Author : Harriet R Lihs
Publisher : Dance Books
Data Published : 01 June 2010
ISBN : 0871273187
EAN : 9780871273185
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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