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Ballet and modern dance

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Octopus Books , London
Ballet, Modern
Statementwith contributions by leading choreographers, dancers and critics.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1787 .B245
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5107475M
ISBN 100706403223
LC Control Number74179852

Ballet and Modern Dance meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dance goers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance from the Renaissance to the first decades of the 21st century, incorporating the most recent scholarship and projecting trends. The text is illuminated by excerpts from primary sources and embellished by 65 photos/5(15).

Dance’s extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap, and ethnic dancing. This comprehensive history covers the entire spectrum, vividly describing the great performers and performances of the past as well as exploring in detail the contemporary dance by: This book corrects some errors that have been perpetuated in earlier encyclopedic volumes.

I wish she had included a short section on antiquity, as I believe that some of the inspiration for and concepts in "classical" ballet and in early modern dance derive from the rediscovery of antiquity -- /5(8). Ballet and Modern Dance: A Concise History Paperback – February 1, by Jack Anderson (Author)/5(16).

Detailed history with numerous names and titles and dates. One of the book's strengths is the presence of internal (within the ballet and dance world) and external (dance/ballet and its relation to the world outside) links showing the relevance of productions, choreographers and dancers/5.

Another favorite from dance history. This book spans the evolution of dance, again from ballet in the royal courts to Lincoln Center in New York and even further into the realms of Graham's modern technique to William Forsythe's contemporary ballet /5. Anyone with an interest in dance has felt the need for a guide to the art's rich history and complex present state.

Susan Au's lucid text covers the entire spectrum of dance, vividly describing the great performers and performances of the past as well as exploring in detail the dance world of Ballet and modern dance book.

A generous selection of illustrations completes the picture, taking the reader from the palaces. Ballet and Modern Dance meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dance goers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance from the Renaissance to the first decades of the 21st century, incorporating the most recent scholarship and projecting trends.

Ballet and Modern Dance: A Concise History Paperback – 18 Nov. by Jack Anderson (Author)/5(17). The pleasures of dance history -- Glimpses of the past -- Dance at the royal courts -- The professionalization of ballet -- The sunshine and moonlight of romantic ballet -- The Imperial Russian ballet -- Balletic astonishments -- The rise of American ballet -- The phoenix of modern dance -- Ballet around the world -- International contemporary dance.

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Here is a refreshing and informative look at the entire range of Western dance through the well-schooled eye of The New York Times dance critic Jack Anderson.

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 'American' ballet and the explosion of modern dance.

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[Susan Au] -- "Whether as performers or as spectators, more people enjoy dance today than ever before. Its extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern.

This book is especially interesting and easy to follow. It provides a sound overview of the history of dance with special focus on ballet and modern dance. This book introduces the novice to the legendary art of dance and captures the reader's attention with crafty storytelling.

I particularly enjoyed the portion focusing on the history of ballet.4/5(2). Ballet and Modern Dance meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dance goers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance from the Renaissance to the first decades of the 21st century, incorporating the most recent scholarship and projecting trends.

The text is illuminated by excerpts from primary sources and embellished by 65 photos/5(17). Get this from a library. Ballet & modern dance. [Susan Au] -- Traces the development of ballet, describes influential choreographers, dances, and dancers, and looks at modern trends in dance.

Ballet and Modern Dance meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dance goers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance from the Renaissance to the first decades of the 21st century, incorporating the most recent scholarship and projecting trends.

The text is illuminated by excerpts from primary sources and embellished by 65 photos. - Included in this book: New York City Ballet American Ballet Theater Robert Joffrcy City Center Ballet and the companies of Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Alvin Ailey, Alwin Nikolais The Royal Ballet London Festival Ballet Ballet Rambert Scottish Theatre Ballet Contemporary Dance Theatre Northern Dance Theatre Bolshoi Ballet.

Ballet and modern dance. [Susan Au; Jim Rutter] -- This cornerstone of the World of Art series is a succinct, vivid and authoritative guide to the rich history of western dance in all its incarnations from 16th-century court ballet to the.

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A illustrated guide ranging from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap and world dance. Susan Au also examines the upsurge in revivals of such styles as ballroom, the Argentine tango and Irish step dancing, as well as the dancers' use of modern technology.

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Ballet and Modern Dance meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dance goers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance from the Renaissance to the first decades of the 21st century, incorporating the most/ Modern dance is a broad genre of western concert or theatrical dance, primarily arising out of Germany and the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Modern dance is often considered to have emerged as a rejection of, or rebellion against, classical ballet. Socioeconomic and cultural factors also contributed to its development/ Here is a refreshing and informative look at the entire range of Western dance through the well-schooled eye of the New York Times dance critic Jack Anderson.

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