• Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse book cover

    Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of the choreomusical work, its complex authorship, the cognitive processes involved in dance performance and its modes of reception. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which the musical score changes its prescriptive status when becoming part of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and UK Hispanism book cover

    Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism

    Edited by Jo Evans, Julia Biggane, Nuria Triana-Toribio

    While studying the theory and contemporary impact of ‘embodied’ viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development of Visual Studies as a major subject of research and teaching in the field of Hispanic Studies within the UK over the last thirty years. By exploring current routes of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore book cover

    Evolving Synergies

    Celebrating Dance in Singapore

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Caren Cariño

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge India
    Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

  • Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness book cover

    Aerial Dance

    A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness

    By Jenefer Davies

    Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness provides an introduction for the beginning aerialist that covers rigging, equipment, advice on optimal conditioning, and a step-by-step guide to technique, including anatomical references, space and time considerations, and elements of force when…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Focal Press

  • World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle book cover

    World Dance Cultures

    From Ritual to Spectacle

    By Patricia Leigh Beaman

    From healing, fertility and religious rituals, through theatrical entertainment, to death ceremonies and ancestor worship, World Dance Cultures introduces an extraordinary variety of dance forms practiced around the world. This highly illustrated textbook draws on wide-ranging historical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Creative Ballet Teaching: Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer book cover

    Creative Ballet Teaching

    Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer

    By Cadence Whittier

    How do teachers create a classroom environment that promotes collaborative and inquiry-based approaches to learning ballet? How do teachers impart the stylistic qualities of ballet while also supporting each dancer’s artistic instincts and development of a personal style? How does ballet technique…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective book cover

    India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective

    By Margaret E. Walker

    Kathak, the classical dance of North India, combines virtuosic footwork and dazzling spins with subtle pantomime and soft gestures. As a global practice and one of India's cultural markers, kathak dance is often presented as heir to an ancient Hindu devotional tradition in which men called Kathakas…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Dance, Access and Inclusion: Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change book cover

    Dance, Access and Inclusion

    Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Charlotte Svendler Nielsen

    The arts have a crucial role in empowering young people with special needs through diverse dance initiatives. Inclusive pedagogy that integrates all students in rich, equitable and just dance programmes within education frameworks is occurring alongside enabling projects by community groups…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Dance History: Issues and Methodologies book cover

    Rethinking Dance History

    Issues and Methodologies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Larraine Nicholas, Geraldine Morris

    The need to ‘rethink’ and question the nature of dance history has not diminished since the first edition of Rethinking Dance History. This revised second edition addresses the needs of an ever-evolving field, with new contributions considering the role of digital media in dance practice; the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India book cover

    Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India

    By Andrew Alter

    In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events. In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming 'make' the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Sexuality, Gender and Identity: Critical Issues in Dance Education book cover

    Sexuality, Gender and Identity

    Critical Issues in Dance Education

    Edited by Doug Risner, Julie Kerr-Berry

    Sexuality is a difficult topic for all educators. Dance teachers and educators are not immune to these educational challenges, especially given the large number of children, adolescents, and young adults who pursue dance study and performance. Most troubling is the lack of serious discourse in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture book cover

    Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture

    By Michael D. Garval

    The first English-language monograph on the French dancer and model, Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture explores the haunting legacy of this intriguing and glamorous figure, an international celebrity at the dawn of modern celebrity culture. Situating Mérode at a pivotal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

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