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Looking At Contemporary Dance (12 Edition)
Looking At Contemporary Dance (12 Edition)
by Marc Raymond Strauss
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With a focus on dance innovation from the late 19th century to the present, this history provides dance students with accessible information on the major contributors to the art. Organized chronologically by the decades in which innovators were born or... (read more)

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Nutrition for the Dancer
Nutrition for the Dancer
by Zerlina Mastin
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The tremendous physical mastery of a 21st century dancer undoubtedly rivals that of an athlete, but the importance and significance of nutrition could not be any more different. However, merely likening the strength, Agility and physicality of a dancer... (read more)

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Thinking Body
Thinking Body
by Mabel Elsworth Todd
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A classic study of physiology and the effect of psychological processes on movement that has a mind/body approach, which makes it a favorite of dancers.... (read more)

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Country & Western Dance (American Dance Floor)
Country & Western Dance (American Dance Floor)
by Ralph G Giordano
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Country & Western Dance turns the spotlight on a uniquely American form of dance, one that has been scuffing the floorboards for nearly a century but is often overlooked. Fun, lively, and thoroughly researched, this revealing volume tells the full story... (read more)

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Always More Than One: Individuation's Dance
Always More Than One: Individuation's Dance
by Erin Manning
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In Always More Than One, the philosopher, visual artist, and dancer Erin Manning explores the concept of the andquot;more than humanandquot; in the context of movement, perception, and experience. Working from Whitehead's process philosophy and Simondon... (read more)

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Ear Training for the Body : a Dancer's Guide To Music (94 Edition)
Ear Training for the Body : a Dancer's Guide To Music (94 Edition)
by Katherine Teck
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An approach to music from the dancer's viewpoint, this book offers a two-part exploration of music as it relates to dance, beginning with an introduction to aspects of musicality that dancers—and other music lovers—can explore and put into... (read more)

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Dance Composition 5TH Edition
Dance Composition 5TH Edition
by Jacque Smith Autard
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Dance composition - the discipline that translates ideas into dances - is an important part of dance education. For over twenty years, "Dance Composition "has been the leading guide to creative success in dance making, useful to everyone interested in... (read more)

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Advice for Dancers: Emotional Counsel and Practical Strategies
Advice for Dancers: Emotional Counsel and Practical Strategies
by Linda H Hamilton
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Dancers experience pain, joy, frustration, rapture, failure, applause, and are above the worldly concerns of food, money, and financial security. They live only to dance. Or do they? The reality is dancers of all ages, types, and skill levels often... (read more)

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Appreciating Dance (4TH 09 Edition)
Appreciating Dance (4TH 09 Edition)
by Harriet R. Lihs
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Written for the dance novice, this reference is a concise history of all forms of dance. Detailing the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, this guide covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap... (read more)

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The Pointe Book: Shoes, Training, Technique
The Pointe Book: Shoes, Training, Technique
by Janice Barringer
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A complete examination of the pointe technique and pointe shoes is provided in this guide. Dancers tired of their pointe shoes wearing out too quickly benefit from a thorough explanation of the shoemaking process, and the book includes tips that show how... (read more)

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Modern dance forms in relation to the other modern arts
Modern dance forms in relation to the other modern arts
by Louis Horst
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By relating the development of modern dance to movements in painting, architecture, drama, and music, the book prompts students to develop a keen ear for emerging trends in the arts as a continual resource for dance.... (read more)

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The Language of Ballet: A Dictionary (Dance Horizons Book)
The Language of Ballet: A Dictionary (Dance Horizons Book)
by Thalia Mara
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Complete definition and pronunciation guide for common ballet terms.... (read more)

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Advice for Dancers: Emotional Counsel and Practical Strategies
Advice for Dancers: Emotional Counsel and Practical Strategies
by Linda H. Hamilton
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Dancers experience pain, joy, frustration, rapture, failure, applause, and are above the worldly concerns of food, money, and financial security. They live only to dance. Or do they? The reality is dancers of all ages, types, and skill levels often... (read more)

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The Dancers Foot Book
The Dancers Foot Book
by Terry L Spilken
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A complete guide to the common foot injuries of dancers in ballet, modern, jazz, and aerobic dance. Includes information for dance students, professionals, and teachers. Covers basic foot anatomy and has an alphabetical listing of injuries with... (read more)

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Basic Concepts in Modern Dance : a Creative Approach (3RD 89 Edition)
Basic Concepts in Modern Dance : a Creative Approach (3RD 89 Edition)
by Gay Cheney
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An introduction to modern dance and body movement techniques, this guide begins with an overview of the history of modern dance and proceeds to a discussion of basic body movement, improvisation, and choreography. A series of clearly photographed... (read more)

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Researching Dance: Evolving Modes of Inquiry
Researching Dance: Evolving Modes of Inquiry
by Sondra Horton Fraleigh
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In Researching Dance, an introduction to research methods in dance addressed primarily to graduate students, the editors explore dance as evolutional, defining it in view of its intrinsic participatory values, its developmental aspects, and its purposes... (read more)

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Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies
Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies
by Melanie (edt) Bales
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Dance on its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies anthologizes a wide range of subjects examined from dance-centered methodologies: modes of research that are emergent, based in relevant systems of movement analysis, use primary sources, and rely on... (read more)

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Dancing : the Pleasure, Power, and Art of Movement (92 Edition)
Dancing : the Pleasure, Power, and Art of Movement (92 Edition)
by Gerald Jonas
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The first illustrated, international survey of dancing covers all aspects of dance--not only the major theatrical traditions, but also dance as a form of social, cultural, and religious expression. 275 illustrations, 125 in full color. Index.... (read more)

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Dance : the Art of Production (3RD 98 Edition)
Dance : the Art of Production (3RD 98 Edition)
by Joan Schlaich
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All aspects of organizing a dance performance and managing a company are covered in this book—written by dancers, for dancers. Photos, drawings, and diagrams show beginners how to hang lights, make costumes, design posters, and attract an audience... (read more)

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Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies
Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies
by Melanie Bales
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Dance on its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies anthologizes a wide range of subjects examined from dance-centered methodologies: modes of research that are emergent, based in relevant systems of movement analysis, use primary sources, and rely on... (read more)

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