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The book of the dance

Author: Agnes De Mille
Publisher: New York : Golden Press, [1963] ©1963.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Mille, Agnes.
Book of the dance.
New York, Golden Press [c1963]
(OCoLC)646856539
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agnes De Mille
OCLC Number: 490975
Description: 252 pages : illustrations, some colored, portraits ; 30 cm
Contents: Book I : Ritual and social dance. Definitions ; The language of dance ; Types of dances ; The development of WEstern dance ; Root comparisons of East and West ; The Moors in Spain ; Medieval and Renaissance dances ; American social dances --
Book II : The theater and ballet. The rise of the Western theater ; The court ballet ; The first great ballet dancers ; The golden age ; Ballet in America ; The decline ; The American music halls ; Duncan ; Fokine ; The tars of the Diaghileff Ballet ; The Revolutionists ; Contemporary folk dance groups ; Contemporary ballet ; Contemporary American ballet ; Contemporary ballet stars --
Book III : Choreography. Composing dances ; Work methods ; The principal ballets of influential choreographers.
Other Titles: Dance.
Responsibility: Agnes De Mille ; illustrations by N.M. Bodecker.

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