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African and Asian dance

Author: Andrew Solway
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, ©2010.
Series: Dance (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Looks at the development of African and Asian dancing, from the huge variety of traditional folk dances to the modern techniques used by choreographers today, how the choreography and improvisation differ from other styles of dance and explores the part played by costumes and make-up. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Solway
ISBN: 9780431933214 0431933219
OCLC Number: 321016191
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Contents: Drumbeats and rosebuds --
A dance for every occasion --
Temples and courts --
Music and dance --
Styles and techniques --
Telling stories --
Masks, costumes, and makeup --
Spreading the influence --
Changing styles --
The dances of Africa and Asia.
Series Title: Dance (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Andy Solway.

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