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Dance as a theatre art; [electronic resource] source readings in dance history from 1581 to the present.

By: Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005 [comp.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, 1974Description: viii, 224 p. illus. 23 cm.ISBN: 0396068944; 9780396068945; 0060413158; 9780060413156.Subject(s): Dance -- History -- Sources | Danse -- Histoire -- SourcesDDC classification: 793.3/2/09 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
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Rules and directions for dancing the "Passo e Mezo" from Il Ballerino (Venice, 1581) / Fabritio Caroso -- Ballet comique de la reine (Paris, 1582) / Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx -- How to compose successful ballets from La manière de composer et de faire réussir les ballets (Paris, 1641) / Saint-Hubert -- The minuet from der Rechtshaffener Tantzmeister (Leipzig, 1717) / Gilbert Taubert -- The loves of Mars and Venus (London, 1717) / John Weaver -- Two letters on dancing from Lettres sur la danse et lees ballets (Stuttgart, 1760) / Jean George Noverre -- An account of the principles of our tradition from Théorie de la gymnastique de la danse théâtrale (Paris, 1859) /G. Leopold Adice -- La sylphide (Copenhagen, 1836) / August Bournonville - Review of Fanny Cerrito and Marie Guy-Stephan from La Presse (1846, 1853) / Theophile Gautier -- The Sleeping Beauty (St. Petersburg, 1889) / Marius Petipa -- The new ballet, from Argus (1916) / August Fokine -- The creation of "Parade," from My life in ballet / Leonide Massine -- The spirit of the classic dance, from Theatre arts monthly (1925) / Andre Levinson -- The dancer of the future, from The art of the dance (New York, 1928) / Isadora Duncan -- Music visualization, from the Denishawn magazine (1925) / Ruth St. Denis -- A modern dancer's primer for action, from Dance: a basic educational technique (New York, 1941) / Martha Graham -- New dance (New York, 1935) / Doris Humphrey -- The philosophy of modern dance, from Europa (1933) / Mary Wigman --
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Bibliography: p. [217]-224.

Rules and directions for dancing the "Passo e Mezo" from Il Ballerino (Venice, 1581) / Fabritio Caroso -- Ballet comique de la reine (Paris, 1582) / Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx -- How to compose successful ballets from La manière de composer et de faire réussir les ballets (Paris, 1641) / Saint-Hubert -- The minuet from der Rechtshaffener Tantzmeister (Leipzig, 1717) / Gilbert Taubert -- The loves of Mars and Venus (London, 1717) / John Weaver -- Two letters on dancing from Lettres sur la danse et lees ballets (Stuttgart, 1760) / Jean George Noverre -- An account of the principles of our tradition from Théorie de la gymnastique de la danse théâtrale (Paris, 1859) /G. Leopold Adice -- La sylphide (Copenhagen, 1836) / August Bournonville - Review of Fanny Cerrito and Marie Guy-Stephan from La Presse (1846, 1853) / Theophile Gautier -- The Sleeping Beauty (St. Petersburg, 1889) / Marius Petipa -- The new ballet, from Argus (1916) / August Fokine -- The creation of "Parade," from My life in ballet / Leonide Massine -- The spirit of the classic dance, from Theatre arts monthly (1925) / Andre Levinson -- The dancer of the future, from The art of the dance (New York, 1928) / Isadora Duncan -- Music visualization, from the Denishawn magazine (1925) / Ruth St. Denis -- A modern dancer's primer for action, from Dance: a basic educational technique (New York, 1941) / Martha Graham -- New dance (New York, 1935) / Doris Humphrey -- The philosophy of modern dance, from Europa (1933) / Mary Wigman --

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