Illustrated Dance Technique of Jose Limon / Edition 1

Illustrated Dance Technique of Jose Limon / Edition 1

by Daniel Lewis, Daniel Lewis
     
 


Providing the principles of dance developed by José Limón, this book gives the historical and physical aspects of his style and approach to dance that will be of interest to dancers, teachers, and students of dance at every level. It includes preparatory exercises that teach the fundamentals of dance, gives a breakdown of essential exercises, and… See more details below

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Providing the principles of dance developed by José Limón, this book gives the historical and physical aspects of his style and approach to dance that will be of interest to dancers, teachers, and students of dance at every level. It includes preparatory exercises that teach the fundamentals of dance, gives a breakdown of essential exercises, and includes a complete class beginning with floor work and progressing to center exercises and across-the-floor combinations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871272096
Publisher:
Princeton Book Company
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
926,725
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments8
Foreword9
Pt. 1The Beginning
The Art of Jose Limon: A Brief History12
Pt. 2The Basics
The Limon Style34
Definitions and Preparatory Exercises36
Pt. 3The Class
About Counts, Meter, Phrasing and Tempo58
Floor Exercises61
Center Exercises74
Across the Floor136
Ending Class151
Pt. 4Repertory
From Missa Brevis154
Appendixes
Works Choreographed160
Labanotation185
Notes206
Bibliography207

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