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The Dancer Prepares: Modern Dance for Beginners

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780072557268

ISBN10:
0072557265
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/28/2004
Publisher(s):
MCGRAW HILL HIGHER EDUCATION

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Summary

Designed for beginning and intermediate courses, this accessible, easy-to-read text provides students with concrete, practical information on both the technical and creative aspects of modern dance. It also covers the basics of anatomy, including posture and injury concerns.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction
1(9)
Preparation
10(17)
Technique Analysis
27(23)
Anatomy, Injuries, and Diet
50(13)
History
63(16)
Improvisation
79(13)
Choreographic Approaches
92(16)
Evaluation and Criticism
108(7)
Appendix I: Authentic Self-Assessment Guidelines 115(5)
Appendix II: Website References 120(2)
Selected References 122(5)
Glossary 127(7)
Photo Credits 134(1)
Index 135


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