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Balkan dance : essays on characteristics, performance and teaching

Author: Anthony Shay; Dick Crum
Publisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Company, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays examines popular forms of dance in the Balkan nations. The essays address the ways in which ethnic and national identity constitutes an important aspect of the performance of Balkan dance. Several essays examine the popularity that Balkan dances and music have found among American audiences"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Balkan dance.
Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Company, 2008
(OCoLC)633579538
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Shay; Dick Crum
ISBN: 9780786432288 0786432284
OCLC Number: 153579084
Description: x, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Richard George "Dick" Crum : a life / Robert Henry Leibman --
Introduction : choreographing the Balkans / Anthony Shay --
Transnational čoček : gender and the politics of Balkan Romani dance / Carol Silverman --
Dance and place : the case of a Roma community in northern Greece / Christos Papakostas --
Dance as propaganda : the Metaxas regime's stadium ceremonies, 1937-1940 / Irene Loutzaki --
Nationalism and scholarship in Transylvanian ethnochoreology / Colin Quigley --
Bulgarian dance culture : from censorship to chalga / Erica Nielsen --
Clapping for Serbs : nationalism and performance in Bosnia and Herzegovina / Lynn D. Maners --
Choreographing the other : the Serbian State Folk Dance Ensemble, Gypsies, Muslims, and Albanians / Anthony Shay --
"Inside, outside, upside-down" : the role of mainstream society participants in the ethnic dance movement / Robin J. Evanchuk --
Balkan tradition, American alternative : dance, community, and the people of the pines / June Adler Vail --
Hai la joc! periodicity at play in Romanian dance music / Jamie L. Webster --
Dvoransko kolo : from the 1840s to the twentieth century / Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter --
Dance structure and its application to the understanding of Macedonian "cross" dances / Robert Henry Leibman.
Responsibility: [edited by] Anthony Shay.
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