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  • Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatre

    Movement, memory and metaphor

    By Jasmin Vardimon, Libby Worth

    Jasmin Vardimon’s Dance Theatre offers an unusual, intimate insight into the devising and training processes of a choreographer in the midst of her practice. Libby Worth and Jasmin Vardimon take a collaborative approach to recording and exploring the working processes of Vardimon and her company,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 

  • The Aging Body in Dance

    A cross-cultural perspective

    By Nanako Nakajima, Gabriele Brandstetter

    What does it mean to be able to move? The Aging Body in Dance brings together leading scholars and artists from a range of backgrounds to investigate cultural ideas of movement and beauty, expressiveness and agility. Contributors focus on Euro-American and Japanese attitudes towards aging and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-30 

  • Intersecting Art and Technology in Practice


    Edited by Camille C Baker, Kate Sicchio

    This book focuses on the artistic process, creativity and collaboration, and personal approaches to creation and ideation in making digital and electronic technology-based art. Less interested in the outcome itself—the artefact, artwork or performance—contributors instead highlight the emotional,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Musical Theatre, Realism and Entertainment

    By Millie Taylor

    What is it about musical theatre that audiences find entertaining? What are the features that lead to its ability to stimulate emotional attachment, to move and to give pleasure? Beginning from the passion musical theatre performances arouse and their ubiquity in London's West End and on Broadway…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Social Dance and the Modernist Imagination in Interwar Britain

    By Rishona Zimring

    Social dance was ubiquitous in interwar Britain. The social mingling and expression made possible through non-theatrical participatory dancing in couples and groups inspired heated commentary, both vociferous and subtle. By drawing attention to the ways social dance accrued meaning in interwar…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Opera, Theatrical Culture and Society in Late Eighteenth-Century Naples

    By Anthony R. DelDonna

    The operatic culture of late eighteenth-century Naples represents the fullest expression of a matrix of creators, practitioners, theorists, patrons, and entrepreneurs linking aristocratic, public and religious spheres of contemporary society. The considerable resonance of 'Neapolitan' opera in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Nordic Dance Spaces

    Practicing and Imagining a Region

    By Petri Hoppu

    Edited by Karen Vedel

    Dance has been connected to the practices and ideologies that have shaped notions of a Nordic region for more than a century and it is ingrained into the culture and society of the region. This book investigates different dance phenomena that have either engaged with or dismantled notions of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    The Nordic Experience

  • Female Voices from an Ewe Dance-drumming Community in Ghana

    Our Music Has Become a Divine Spirit

    By James Burns

    Ewe dance-drumming has been extensively studied throughout the history of ethnomusicology, but up to now there has not been a single study that addresses Ewe female musicians. James Burns redresses this deficiency through a detailed ethnography of a group of female musicians from the Dzigbordi…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance

    By Robert Mullally

    The carole was the principal social dance in France and England from c. 1100 to c. 1400 and was frequently mentioned in French and English medieval literature. However, it has been widely misunderstood by contributors in recent citations in dictionaries and reference books, both linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

  • British Dance: Black Routes

    Edited by Christy Adair, Ramsay Burt

    British Dance, Black Routes is an outstanding collection of writings which re-reads the achievements of Black British dance artists, and places them within a broad historical, cultural and artistic context. Until now discussion of choreography by Black dance practitioners has been dominated…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20

  • Transmission in Motion

    The Technologizing of Dance

    Edited by Maaike Bleeker

    How can various technologies, from the more conventional to the very new, be used to archive, share and understand dance movement? How can they become part of new ways of creating dance? What does this tell us about the ways in which technology is part of how we make sense and think? Well-known…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20

  • The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe, 1650–1706

    By Michael Robertson

    Dance music at the courts of seventeenth-century Germany is a genre that is still largely unknown. Dr Michael Robertson sets out to redress the balance and study the ensemble dance suites that were played at the German courts between the end of the Thirty Years War and the early years of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

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