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Middle Eastern dance

Author: Penni AlZayer
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2004.
Series: World of dance.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore dance forms from the Middle East, including the Whirling Dervishes and belly dancing. This series explores various genres of dance, including forms indigenous to particular regions and cultures. These books provide not only a historical overview and cultural context of the dances' development but also technical insight into movement. Explore dance forms from the Middle East, including the Whirling Dervishes  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Penni AlZayer
ISBN: 0791076458 9780791076453 0791077756 9780791077757
OCLC Number: 52750223
Description: 124 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Middle Eastern dance comes to America --
North African dances --
Religious dancing --
Dabkeh : dance of the Levant --
Dances of the Arabian Gulf --
Belly dancing : the evolution of the woman's solo --
A controversial dance : the man's solo --
Two examples of Middle Eastern dance movements.
Series Title: World of dance.
Responsibility: Penni AlZayer.
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Introduces the history, religious significance, national styles, and basic steps of traditional dance from the Middle East and North Africa, and discusses belly dancing by professional entertainers  Read more...

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