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    Title
    Balkan dance : essays on characteristics, performance and teaching
    Author
    Shay, Anthony, 1936-

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    Title:
    Balkan dance : essays on characteristics, performance and teaching / [edited by] Anthony Shay.
    Publication info:
    Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Company, 2008.
    Physical description:
    x, 281 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Contents:
    Richard George "Dick" Crum : a life / Robert Henry Leibman -- Introduction : choreographing the Balkans / Anthony Shay -- Transnational čoček : gender and the politics of Balkan Romani dance / Carol Silverman -- Dance and place : the case of a Roma community in northern Greece / Christos Papakostas -- Dance as propaganda : the Metaxas regime's stadium ceremonies, 1937-1940 / Irene Loutzaki -- Nationalism and scholarship in Transylvanian ethnochoreology / Colin Quigley -- Bulgarian dance culture : from censorship to chalga / Erica Nielsen -- Clapping for Serbs : nationalism and performance in Bosnia and Herzegovina / Lynn D. Maners -- Choreographing the other : the Serbian State Folk Dance Ensemble, Gypsies, Muslims, and Albanians / Anthony Shay -- "Inside, outside, upside-down" : the role of mainstream society participants in the ethnic dance movement / Robin J. Evanchuk -- Balkan tradition, American alternative : dance, community, and the people of the pines / June Adler Vail -- Hai la joc! periodicity at play in Romanian dance music / Jamie L. Webster -- Dvoransko kolo : from the 1840s to the twentieth century / Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter -- Dance structure and its application to the understanding of Macedonian "cross" dances / Robert Henry Leibman.
    Summary:
    "This collection of essays examines popular forms of dance in the Balkan nations. The essays address the ways in which ethnic and national identity constitutes an important aspect of the performance of Balkan dance. Several essays examine the popularity that Balkan dances and music have found among American audiences"--Provided by publisher.
    Subject term:
    Folk dancing, Balkan.
    Subject term:
    Folk dancing, Balkan--Study and teaching.
    Added author:
    Shay, Anthony, 1936-
    Added author:
    Crum, Dick.
    LCCN:
    2007048717
    ISBN:
    9780786432288 (softcover : alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    0786432284 (softcover : alk. paper)

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      Music and Dance
        Copy Material Location
      MD 1679 .B34 S52 2008 1 Book Music & Dance - Fourth Floor North
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