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The Nikolais/Louis dance technique : a philosophy and method of modern dance

Author: Alwin Nikolais; Murray Louis
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the definite resource for understanding and practicing the influential dance technique developed by two pioneers of modern dance, Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis.

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Named Person: Murray Louis; Alwin Nikolais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alwin Nikolais; Murray Louis
ISBN: 0415970199 9780415970198 0415970202 9780415970204
OCLC Number: 56591003
Description: xv, 259 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction --
Basic dance --
Vision of a new technique --
Decentralization --
Grain --
Density --
Gravity and verticality --
The psyche --
Stasis --
Dynamics --
Sensory perception --
Movement range --
Three conditions of energy --
Defining improvisation --
Gestalt --
Nature and art --
Language of criticism --
Composition.
Responsibility: by Alwin Nikolais & Murray Louis.
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