Dance (Eyewitness Books Series)

Dance (Eyewitness Books Series)

by Andre Grau

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Dance (Eyewitness Books Series) by Andre Grau

Here is an original and exciting new guide to the magic and beauty of dance around the world. Step-by-step sequences and full-color photographs offer a unique view of dance traditions -- including the magical performances, stunning costumes, and extraordinary talent of dancers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679993162
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 09/29/1998
Series: Eyewitness Books Series
Edition description: 1 AMER ED
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.77(w) x 11.32(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

What is dance?8
Learning to dance10
Ballet class12
Accompaniment14
Keeping time16
Themes and messages18
Telling tales20
Beauty and strength22
Fancy footwear24
Makeup26
Costumes in dance28
Costume design30
Behind a mask32
Dance and worship34
Court dance and pageantry36
National heritage38
Role reversal40
Something old, something new42
Changes over time44
Groups and shapes46
Dance and community48
Sets for dance50
Behind the scenes52
Famous dancers54
Choreography56
Dance crazes58
Index60

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