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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
2,492 words

The notion of performance is a central one in aesthetics, pertaining to virtually every aspect of art, from its production ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
513 words

A term most commonly used in theatre to refer to the event in which a dramatic text is physically realized ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007

1 The observable act of carrying out a process, such as a motor skill, which may vary according to circumstances, mood, etc....

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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
688 words

In English, theatre, music and dance are traditionally spoken of as the ‘performing arts’, and a specific theatrical, music, or ...

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