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The Laban sourcebook

Author: Rudolf von Laban; Dick McCaw
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this sourcebook, Dick McCaw brings together the key writings of Rudolf Laban. McCaw gives an overview of the theory and practice of this pioneer of dance theatre creating a vital resource for students of dance, movement, theatre and performance.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf von Laban; Dick McCaw
ISBN: 9780415543330 0415543339 9780415543323 0415543320 9780203852842 0203852842
OCLC Number: 643081814
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xxiv, 376 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Editor's introduction / Dick McCaw --
Dance activities and schools, 1912-1917, Ascona and Zurich --
The world of the dancer (1920) --
Gymnastics and dance for children (1926) --
Gymnastics and dance (1926) --
Choreography (1926) --
Texts on Laban's choreographies: Gaukelei (1923) and Titan (1927) --
The Choreographic Institute Laban (1926-1929) and Laban's presentation at the first Dancers' Congress, Madgeburg (1927) --
The Pageant of Trades and Crafts, Vienna, June 1929 --
Laban and movement notation --
Rudolf Laban's dance films --
Choreutics, written in 1938, published in 1966 --
Laban's concept of Effort and his work in the 1940s and 1950s --
The art of movement in education, work and recreation (mid-1940s) --
Effort (1947) --
Answers to ten questions on industrial rhythm (early 1950s) --
Modern educational dance (1948) --
Shadow moves --
The mastery of movement on the stage (1950) --
Effort and recovery (mid-1950s) --
Excerpts from Effort and recovery and notes taken from Withymead (early 1950s) --
The harmony of movement (early 1950s) --
Themes and contradictions in Laban's work and thinking --
Glossary of terms as used in Movement psychology --
Glossary of German terms.
Responsibility: edited by Dick McCaw.
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In this sourcebook, Dick McCaw brings together the key writings of Rudolf Laban. McCaw gives an overview of the theory and practice of this pioneer of dance theatre creating a vital resource for students of dance, movement, theatre and performance.

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