Browse by Subject: Dance and Music

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Ballroom! Obsession and Passion inside the World of Competitive Dance

An all-access pass to a glamorous and fascinating world

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Indians and Wannabes: Native American Powwow Dancing in the Northeast and Beyond

Ann Axtmann examines powwows as practiced primarily along the Atlantic coastline, from New Jersey to New England.

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The French School of Classical Ballet: The First Year of Training

An invaluable resource for teachers of young dancers, this volume serves as a blueprint for a complete beginning ballet curriculum or simply as a source of reference for certain steps, positions, or exercises that exemplify French ballet training.

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So, You Want to Be a Ballet Dancer?, second edition

A how-to guide on finding success in the highly competitive world of ballet.

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Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

The Cuban National Ballet, complete with its own training school and indigenous twist, was built in large part by Fernando Alonso, a remarkable man who danced on Broadway, studied with the greatest figures of the Golden Era of Ballet, and helped win the support of the post-1959 revolutionary government for the advancement of ballet.


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Tango Nuevo

The ongoing transformation of a beloved cultural tradition.

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On Stage Alone: Soloists and the Modern Dance Canon

Rediscover some of the most courageous dancers of the twentieth century

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More Balanchine Variations

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Vaganova Today: The Preservation of Pedagogical Tradition

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Leaps in the Dark: Art and the World

Rediscover one of the greatest dance writers of the twentieth century