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Dance


  
Martha Graham - A Dancer's Life
by Russell Freedman
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Martha Graham, the American dancer, teacher, and choreographer, revolutionized the world of modern dance. She possessed a great gift for revealing emotion through dance, expressing beliefs and telling stories in an utterly new way. Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman documents Martha  [ more ]

  
Savion! - My Life in Tap
by Savion Glover
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Born to save tap  [ more ]

  
The Black Dancing Body
A Geography from Coon to Cool
by Brenda Dixon Gottschild
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Watching contemporary American dance is a unique and electrifying experience. Swept along with the dancers, one wonders how the unorthodox movement and unexpected tempo came about. To provide at least one answer to this question, Brenda Dixon Gottschild charts a  [ more ]

  
Brotherhood in Rhythm
The Jazz Tap Dancing of the Nicholas Brothers
by Constance Valis Hill
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Brotherhood in Rhythm tells the story of their personal and professional triumphs; their legendary gigs with Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway; their struggles with racism; and their performances in such classic movies as Stormy Weather, Down Argentina Way, Orchestra Wives,  [ more ]

  
Martha Graham
The Evolution of Her Dance Theory and Training
by Marian Horosko
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Martha Graham's "family" of dancers, teachers, choreographers, and actors speak to the legacy of this dance pioneer whose philosophies on movement still influence the world of classical modern dance today. This book offers the only syllabus in print of Graham's  [ more ]

  
Dance! by Bill T. Jones
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Dance celebrates the exhilaration, joy, and magic of movement. A lyrical, simple text is matched by astounding photographs of Bill T. Jones doing what he does best -- flying through the air, twisting and twirling into unimaginable shapes and curves  [ more ]

  
Dance Was Her Religion
The Sacred Choreography of Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis and Martha Graham
by Janet Lynn Roseman
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Dance has always provided a conduit between the worlds of spirit and matter, and Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis and Martha Graham sought to embody those worlds not only on the stage but in their lives. For them dance was  [ more ]

  
Jazz Dance
The Story Of American Vernacular Dance
by Jean Stearns
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
"For seven years, Marshall Stearns and his wife made pilgrimages to dimly lit, smoke-filled corners of London, Harmen, and New Orleans to ferret out whatever details legendary dancers such as 'Groundhog' or 'Pigmeat' Markham might recall. Their salty accounts would  [ more ]

  
Perspectives on Korean Dance
by Judy Van Zile
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
From palace to village street to international stage, Korean dance is a vibrant and complex art comprised of many different forms. In Perspectives on Korean Dance, Judy Van Zile brings together the first comprehensive English language study of this multifaceted  [ more ]

  
Indian Classical Dance - Tradition in Transition
by Leela Venkataraman
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
The evolution of classical Indian dances, the different techniques and forms that took shape and developed over centuries is the story this book relates. All the major dance forms in India have been elaborated on in intricate and interesting detail  [ more ]


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