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1917

Elizabeth Kendall.

in Balanchine and the Lost Muse

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 6907 words.

This chapter describes the events surrounding the Russian Revolution along with its aftermath. It details how the ongoing political turmoil disrupted life in the city and classes at the...

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“A Colorful Nightmare”

Danielle Robinson.

in Modern Moves

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance; Ethnomusicology. 7350 words.

Chapter two considers ragtime dancing among European immigrant youth within the contexts of American minstrelsy, African American migration, and European immigration. Based on period sheet...

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“A Possible Somewhere (an impossible scene setting)” <sup>1</sup>

Mark Franko.

in Martha Graham in Love and War

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance; American Music. 12291 words.

This chapter discusses Voyage (1953) as a forgotten Graham work that rejects myth for personal reasons and attempts to apply psycho-dramatic techniques to the creation of choreography. It...

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A. V. Coton

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Edward Haddakin; b York, 1906; d Blackheath, 7 Jul. 1969)

British dance critic and writer. He worked as a merchant seaman and policeman before taking up ballet criticism in...

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Aage Thordal-Christensen

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Frederiksberg, 30 Oct. 1965)

Danish dancer, choreographer, and ballet director. He trained at the Ballet School of the Royal Theatre, Copenhagen (1972–82); later studied at the...

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Abraxas

Horst Koegler.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 344 words.

Ballet in five scenes. Choreography: Marcel Luipart. Music and libretto: Werner Egk. Scenery: Wolfgang Znamenacek. Costumes: Elly

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Abraxas

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in five scenes with choreography by Luipart, libretto and music by Werner Egk, and design by Wolfgang Znamenacek. Premiered 6 Jun. 1948 by the Bavarian State Opera, Prinzregenten...

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Abraxas

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 149 words.

Ballet in five scenes with choreography by Luipart, libretto and music by Werner Egk, and design by Wolfgang

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abstract dance

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

A term loosely used to describe dance works without plot or character, though it has been argued that no dance can be entirely abstract given that movement is performed by men and women and...

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abstract dance

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 62 words.

A term loosely used to describe dance works without plot or character, though it has been argued that no dance

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