The Terminology of Irish Dance

The Terminology of Irish Dance

by Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain
     
 

An invaluable reference work with terms in English and Gaelic, this concise glossary of Irish dance terms is intended for the active Irish dancer and teacher as well as the researcher. Terms cover areas such as dances, dance steps, and techniques; social dance; competitive dance; and historical contexts.  See more details below

Overview

An invaluable reference work with terms in English and Gaelic, this concise glossary of Irish dance terms is intended for the active Irish dancer and teacher as well as the researcher. Terms cover areas such as dances, dance steps, and techniques; social dance; competitive dance; and historical contexts.

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The Terminology of Irish Dance will be an invaluable and useful reference book for Irish dancers, teachers, and others who are interested in knowing Irish dance terminology in Gaelic as well as in English. It will undoubtedly lend itself to international usage by the Irish dance community.”—Catherine Foley, the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780981492407
Publisher:
Macater Press
Publication date:
10/10/2008
Edition description:
1
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
1,184,539
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Orfhlaith Ní Bhriain is lecturer of Irish dance and music at the University of Limerick. She is a registered Irish dance teacher (T.C.R.G.) and adjudicator (A.D.C.R.G.) with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha, the Irish Dancing Commission, and teaches at the renowned Scoil Rince Uí Ruairc, Limerick.

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