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  • 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 – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Bodies of Sound

    Studies Across Popular Music and Dance

    By Susan C. Cook

    Edited by Sherril Dodds

    From the ragtime one-step of the early twentieth century to the contemporary practices of youth club cultures, popular dance and music are inextricably linked. This collection reveals the intimate connections between the corporeal and the sonic in the creation, transmission and reception of popular…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Step Dancing in Ireland

    Culture and History

    By Catherine E. Foley

    For many people step dancing is associated mainly with the Irish step-dance stage shows, Riverdance and Lord of the Dance, which assisted both in promoting the dance form and in placing Ireland globally. But, in this book, Catherine Foley illustrates that the practice and contexts of step dancing…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Modernism on Stage

    The Ballets Russes and the Parisian Avant-Garde

    By Juliet Bellow

    Modernism on Stage restores Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes to its central role in the Parisian art world of the 1910s and 1920s. During those years, the Ballets Russes’ stage served as a dynamic forum for the interaction of artistic genres - dance, music and painting - in a mixed-media form…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Dynastic Marriages 1612/1615

    A Celebration of the Habsburg and Bourbon Unions

    Edited by Margaret M. McGowan

    The union of the two royal houses - the Habsburgs and the Bourbons - in the early seventeenth century illustrates the extent to which marriage was a tool of government in Renaissance Europe, and festivals a manifestation of power and cultural superiority. With contributions from scholars…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Prokofiev's Ballets for Diaghilev

    By Stephen D. Press

    Ballet impresario Sergey Pavlovich Diaghilev and composer Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev are eminent figures in twentieth-century cultural history, yet this is the first detailed account of their fifteen-year collaboration. The beginning was not trouble-free, but despite two false starts (Ala i Lolli…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain

    By Matthew Machin-Autenrieth

    Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain explores the relationship between regional identity politics and flamenco in Andalusia, the southernmost autonomous community of Spain. In recent years, the Andalusian Government has embarked on an ambitious project aimed at developing…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music

    Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

    Edited by Mohd Anis Md Nor, Kendra Stepputat

    Performing arts in most parts of Maritime Southeast Asia are seen as an entity, where music and dance, sound and movement, acoustic and tactile elements intermingle and complement each other. Although this fact is widely known and referenced, most scholarly works in the performing arts so far have…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Singularities

    Dance in the Age of Performance

    By Andre Lepecki

    How does the production of performance engage with the fundamental issues of our advanced neo-capitalist age? André Lepecki surveys a decade of experimental choreography to uncover the dual meaning of ‘performance’ in the twenty-first century: not just an aesthetic category, but a mode of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648–1700

    By Michael Robertson

    This companion volume to The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe surveys an area of music neglected by modern scholars: the consort suites and dance music by musicians working in the seventeenth-century German towns. Conditions of work in the German towns are examined in detail, as are…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge

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