Introduction to the dance by John Joseph Martin

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Published by W. W. Norton & company, inc. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Dance.

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Statementby John Martin.
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LC ClassificationsGV1593 .M3
The Physical Object
Pagination363 p.
Number of Pages363
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Open LibraryOL6394317M
LC Control Number39029461

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A formal treatise on the dance: the definitions of form, movement, style, and classifications, with explanations of why we dance and how. Descriptions of ritual and play, of communal dancing, folk dancing, ragtime, of the ballet and expressional dancing, together with the individuals and their contribution to technique.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Martin, John Joseph, Introduction to the dance. Brooklyn, Dance Horizons [] (OCoLC) Dance Terms In each dance is a fundamental figure called a Basic. A BASICis a standardized group of steps, which together with other pa tterns, constitute the f oundation of a dance.

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