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Introduction to Modern Dance Techniques

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ISBN-10: 087127325X

ISBN-13: 9780871273253

Edition: 2011

Authors: Joshua Legg

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Bringing together all of the major modern dance techniques from the last 80 years, this engaging account is the first of its kind. The informative discussion starts by mapping the historical development of modern dance. In the late 19th century, a new dance emergednot yet known as modern dancethat rejected social strictures and ballet as well. With insight into the personalities and purposes of modern dance's vanguardincluding Martha Graham, Lester Horton, Jose Limon, and Merce Cunninghamthis compilation provides a comparative approach that will enable students to discern which technique best suits them and dispel the idea that there is a single, universal modern dance technique. There are…    
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Princeton Book Company Publishers
Publication date: 10/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386

The Expressionists
The Originators
The Mavericks
The Next Generation
The Avant-Garde
Transition to Postmodernism
Post-Judson Training Practices
Economy of Movement
Improving Your Improv
Somatics and me Dance Technique Class
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