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A. V. Coton

A. V. Coton  

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(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 1935 and helping ...
Aage Thordal-Christensen

Aage Thordal-Christensen  

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(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 School of American ...
Abraxas

Abraxas  

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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 Theatre, ...
Abraxas

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
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Ballet in five scenes. Choreography: Marcel Luipart. Music and libretto: Werner Egk. Scenery: Wolfgang Znamenacek. Costumes: Elly

Abraxas

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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Ballet in five scenes with choreography by Luipart, libretto and music by Werner Egk, and design by Wolfgang Znamenacek. Premiered ...

abstract dance

abstract dance  

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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 must ...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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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 ... More
abstrakter Tanz

abstrakter Tanz  

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Term used by Schlemmer to describe the dance aesthetic he developed at the Bauhaus, Weimar, during the mid-1920s. Dancers dressed in elaborate, disguising costumes were choreographed to create the ...
abstrakter Tanz

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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48 words
Term used by *Schlemmer to describe the dance aesthetic he developed at the Bauhaus, Weimar, during the mid-1920s. Dancers dressed in elaborate, disguising costumes were choreographed to ... More
academic dance

academic dance  

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A term loosely synonymous with classical ballet, i.e. the theatre dance which evolved from the court ballets of the 16th and 17th centuries and which was refined through the national schools of ...

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