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One Hundred Lessons in Classical Ballet (04 Edition)
One Hundred Lessons in Classical Ballet (04 Edition)
by Vera S. Kostrovitskaya
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The complete 8-year curriculum of Leningrad's famed Vaganova Choreographic School, which trained Nureyev, Baryshnikov, and Makarova, including over 100 photographs. A volume which no teacher, scholar, or student of the dance can afford to miss. A serious,... (read more)

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Ballet and Modern Dance : a Concise History (2ND 92 Edition)
Ballet and Modern Dance : a Concise History (2ND 92 Edition)
by Jack Anderson
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Now expanded and updated, this second edition of the original bestseller is an engaging interpretation of dance history—from the Ancient Greeks and European royal courts to the rise of the “American“ ballet and the explosion of modern... (read more)

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101 Stories of the Great Ballets
101 Stories of the Great Ballets
by George Balanchine
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Authored by one of the ballet's most respected experts, this volume includes scene-by-scene retellings of the most popular classic and contemporary ballets, as performed by the world's leading dance companies. Certain to delight long-time fans as well as... (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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Jazz Dance: The Story of American Vernacular Dance
Jazz Dance: The Story of American Vernacular Dance
by Marshall Wi Stearns
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Dance a While : Handbook for Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance - With CD (9TH 05 - Old Edition)
Dance a While : Handbook for Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance - With CD (9TH 05 - Old Edition)
by Anne M. Pittman
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*0-8053-2181-0, Pittman, Anne M., Waller, Marlys S., and Dark, Cathy L., Dance A While: A Handbook of Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance, Ninth Edition//--> Dance A While is a classic in the field of recreational dance. The Ninth Edition of this best-... (read more)

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Tango : Art History of Love (05 Edition)
Tango : Art History of Love (05 Edition)
by Robert Farris Thomson
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In this generously illustrated book, world-renowned Yale art historian Robert Farris Thompson gives us the definitive account of tango, "the fabulous dance of the past hundred years-and the most beautiful, in the opinion of Martha Graham.”... (read more)

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I See America Dancing : Selected Readings, 1685-2000 (02 Edition)
I See America Dancing : Selected Readings, 1685-2000 (02 Edition)
by Maureen Needham
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A diverse collection of documents and articles about dance in the United States.... (read more)

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Your Move - With CD (2ND 08 Edition)
Your Move - With CD (2ND 08 Edition)
by Ann Hutchinson Guest
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< P> < P> This new edition of a well-known text book now offers an integrated package including exercise sheets and audio CD with a supporting Teachers Manual offered separately on the Web. The author takes a new approach to teaching notation... (read more)

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Rhythmic Activities and Dance -with CD (2ND 06 Edition)
Rhythmic Activities and Dance -with CD (2ND 06 Edition)
by John Price Bennett
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Rhythmic Activities and Dance, Second Edition, is a collection of some of the most popular recreational dance forms, geared for teachers of K-12 students and for recreation directors and leaders who want to teach easy rhythms and dances for fun and... (read more)

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First Steps in Teaching Creative Dance To Children (3RD 94 Edition)
First Steps in Teaching Creative Dance To Children (3RD 94 Edition)
by Mary Joyce
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This text presents easy-to-follow lesson plans for instructors who have no previous experience in teaching dance to children.... (read more)

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Site Dance (10 Edition)
Site Dance (10 Edition)
by Melanie Kloetzel
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Explore dance outside the theater with the world's most innovative choreographers "Kloetzel and Pavlik have created a valuable resource, documenting a wide range of site-specific dance events through a combination of interviews, practitioners... (read more)

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Story of Irish Dance (01 Edition)
Story of Irish Dance (01 Edition)
by Brennan
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From early accounts of dance customs in medieval Ireland to the present, Helen Brennan offers an authoritative look at the evolution of Irish dance. Every type of dance from social to traditional to clergy is included. Brennan takes care to explain the... (read more)

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Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control
Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control
by Robin D Chmelar
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The first diet book based on research with dancers, this guide provides information about proper dietary procedures that will enable people to reach and/or maintain their optimal body weight for dancing. Areas discussed include weight... (read more)

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Century of Dance : a Hundred Years of Musical Movement, From Waltz To Hip Hop (00 Edition)
Century of Dance : a Hundred Years of Musical Movement, From Waltz To Hip Hop (00 Edition)
by Ian Driver
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The last hundred years have seen dance become an increasingly integral element of popular culture. From ballroom dancing to breakdancing, A Century of Dance offers an intimate, engaging exploration of the choreographers, dancers, and impressarios, as... (read more)

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Fit and Healthy Dancer (99 Edition)
Fit and Healthy Dancer (99 Edition)
by Yiannis Koutedakis
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Regardless of the grace of their movement, dancers experience injuries more often than the lugs bucking heads on the rugby field or in the boxing ring. On average, dancers are only marginally fitter than the average person on the street, smoke far too... (read more)

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I Want To Be Ready: Improvised Dance As a Practice of Freedom (10 Edition)
I Want To Be Ready: Improvised Dance As a Practice of Freedom (10 Edition)
by Danielle Goldman
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Danielle Goldman's contribution to the theory and history of improvisation in dance is rich, beautiful and extraordinary. In her careful, rigorously imaginative analysis of the discipline of choreography in real time, Goldman both compels and allows us... (read more)

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Choreographing Difference : the Body and Identity in Contemporary Dance (97 Edition)
Choreographing Difference : the Body and Identity in Contemporary Dance (97 Edition)
by Ann Cooper Albright
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Feminist theory illuminates the radical cultural work of contemporary dance.... (read more)

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At Home in the World : Bharata Natyam on the Global Stage (07 Edition)
At Home in the World : Bharata Natyam on the Global Stage (07 Edition)
by Janet O'shea
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One of the most popular and widely performed dance styles in India and around the world, bharata natyam has made the transition from its beginnings in the temples and courts of southern India to a highly respected international phenomenon. In this study... (read more)

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National Rhythms, African Roots: The Deep History of Latin American Popular Dance
National Rhythms, African Roots: The Deep History of Latin American Popular Dance
by John C Chasteen
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John Chasteen examines the history behind sexually suggestive dances (salsa, samba, and tango) that brought people of different social classes and races together in Latin America.... (read more)

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